Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. when the oral arguments for Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt were presented before the Supreme Court. I’m a clinic escort at one of the clinics that was central to the case, and after two frustrating years of political ping pong,Continue reading “Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice”

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

Janet Mock had a recognizable presence on social and mainstream media for a few years now. In 2011, Marie Claire published a profile of her, her first major introduction to the public as a trans woman and activist. A lot of people got to know her for the #girlslikeus hashtag on Twitter, which allows trans womenContinue reading “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More”

Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

Women’s History Month giveaway: Win a copy of this book! In 2009, as her father’s health took a turn for the worse, Raquel Cepeda realized that she might never get to know her family’s history. Her father recovered, but that seed was planted: she was determined to learn about her ancestry and parse through theContinue reading “Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina”