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Vagina Voting Guide
Leon casino, Illustration by Blake Jones By: Amanda Hart It has been a rough few years to own a vagina. In 2011 alone, there were 711 anti-choice measures enacted across the country. Texas, as we all know, didn’t exactly wave its “We <3 Vagina” flag. We lost the Texas Women’s Health Program effectively leaving low-income women without access to birth control and life-saving cancer screenings all because the federal government would not allow our legislators to exclude Planned Parenthood from the service providers list. Just this year, 430,000 women will be left without birth control, cervical exams, breast exams, STD testing, and ... Read More »
Why Does Texas Hate Vaginas?
By:Amanda Hart It is expensive to be born with a vagina. Tampons alone at times are a commodity (ladies, let me introduce you to your new best friend: The Diva Cup. Your “shit, i guess I’ll just use toilet paper” days are over). And tampons are just one of the many items our vagina’s demand that we sometimes can’t afford. However, i would have to say that above all the other items we need to function in our society the one closer to the top of the list is some form of birth control. I would like to think that ... Read More »