Lifeworks and the power of protest

In May I edited Mental Health Awareness Week for Feminist Times while Deborah was away. As part of this, I visited an inspiring group of (almost exclusively women) protestors occupying their community mental health clinic, Lifeworks, in Cambridge. Two weeks ago I had a very exciting phone call from one of the women occupying, to give me […]

Christianity and the Abortion Rights Battle

As a rule, I don’t blog about religion. Ever. Partly because my relationship with the Church is ambivalent at best, and partly because it lays me open to ridicule from secular feminists and abuse (murderer, baby killer, etc.) from the types of Christians I’m going to write about. But last night, unable to attend the […]