It is a Good Time to be a Woman

Love this…chill bumps galore.

Beatrice Writes

My mother raised me as a feminist. I learned about Margaret Sanger and birth control at an early age. I knew the names of the women who fought for my right to vote before I was ever able to vote. Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Juliette Lowe were household heroes, and I visited the National Women’s Hall of Fame as a pre-teen.

I took it for granted that I could vote.

I took it for granted that I had the right to an abortion whether I ever needed or wanted one.

I took it for granted that I could take birth control pills for any reason whatsoever, with no questions asked.

I never thought that I would ever have to fight to keep any of those rights. 

It’s not really a great time to be a woman in this great nation. State after…

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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