Tags Archives: Reproductive freedom

Wild Nature, Wild Woman

This talk was given in the Feminist Thinking Will Save the Planet session at #FiLiA2021. The article originally appeared on the FiLiA website. By Susan Breen Any of you who know me will be aware that I’m a recovering mainstream environmentalist and left wing political candidate, for any of you who are active in either … Continue reading Wild Nature, Wild Woman

Reading Ti-Grace Atkinson’s Amazon Odyssey: Resistance Means Being Revolutionary and Radical, Not Reactionary

By Jocelyn Crawley Women all over the world should be unequivocally enraged about the ongoing abuse, degradation, and harassment that members of the male-invented class “female” continue to experience in these ostensibly “progressive, postmodern” times. They apparently are not. I suspect this is because men in power have systematically obscured information that would enable women … Continue reading Reading Ti-Grace Atkinson’s Amazon Odyssey: Resistance Means Being Revolutionary and Radical, Not Reactionary

‘Great concern’ as study finds microplastics in human placentas

By Elizabeth Claire Alberts / Mongabay A new study has found microplastics present inside human placentas, which could potentially affect fetal health and development. The microplastics probably entered the women’s bodies through ingestion and inhalation, and then translocated to the placentas, the study suggests. While further research needs to be done on the subject, it … Continue reading ‘Great concern’ as study finds microplastics in human placentas

Entitlement and the Freedom to Destroy the Planet

By Aimee Wild I find articles describing freedom of speech irritating, because they come from a place of privilege that most people do not have. Freedom of speech means owning or possessing the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. Having the ability to verbalise one’s thoughts is a key component … Continue reading Entitlement and the Freedom to Destroy the Planet

Birth Without Violence

This excerpt is taken from the 1974 book Birth Without Violence by Frederick Leboyer. Leboyer was a French obstetrician opposed to the violence and harm the medical model enacted on women and babies at birth. In Birth Without Violence, Leboyer describes the violence of birth, offering the babies perspective. He demonstrates how traumatic and distressing … Continue reading Birth Without Violence

Book Excerpt: Russian Collapse and Iranian Birth Control

Featured image: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Other Plans” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.     by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Russia is a country with a negative population growth caused by “a collapse of the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Russian Collapse and Iranian Birth Control

Meghan Murphy: Are we women or are we menstruators?

     by Meghan Murphy / Feminist Current Planned Parenthood, as you may know, is the largest single provider of reproductive health services in the United States. The non-profit defines itself as “leading the reproductive health and rights movement,” and has supported millions and millions of women, over the past century, in accessing pregnancy tests, contraceptives, … Continue reading Meghan Murphy: Are we women or are we menstruators?

Canada’s Coerced Sterilization of First Nations Women

     by Courtney Parker / Intercontinental Cry “The coercive sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada is genocide proper,” Dr. Karen Stote, professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and author of An Act of Genocide: Colonialism and Sterilization of Aboriginal Women, asserted in a statement to Intercontinental Cry (IC) . Her distinction alludes to the alternative … Continue reading Canada’s Coerced Sterilization of First Nations Women

Lierre Keith: The Girls and the Grasses

Captured in a test tube, blood may look like a static liquid, but it’s alive, as animate and intelligent as the rest of you. It also makes up a great deal of you: of your 50 trillion cells, one-quarter are red blood cells. Two million are born every second. On their way to maturation, red … Continue reading Lierre Keith: The Girls and the Grasses

On Sacred Biology: Interview with Michelle Peixinho and Mary Lou Singleton

Editor’s Note: This video was streamed live on May 14, 2015, by TRTV Show Real Talk. Deep Green Resistance volunteers transcribed the dialogue, published here. Mark: Hello, hello, and good evening and welcome to transition radio live from the land of enchantment: Silver City, New Mexico. My name is Mark Angelo Cummings. Lynna: And I’m … Continue reading On Sacred Biology: Interview with Michelle Peixinho and Mary Lou Singleton