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Brave Women and Barbaric Attacks | A Week in Review

Welcome to A Week in Review, a weekly feature where we give you a quick rundown on what’s been going on in the world of politics, activism, and feminism. Because why read the news when you can read a highly condensed summary that essentially tells you the same thing? Every …

I’m Still Pro-Choice After My Miscarriage

[TW: Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Abortion] On 26 May 2018, I sat checking my phone as I waited for the result of Ireland’s abortion referendum. I am pro-choice, and at Nopebook HQ, we had a fundraising campaign in place knowing that, whatever the result, the law wouldn’t change immediately. Knowing that Irish …

Abortion and the Narrative of Shame: Why We Won’t Stop Shouting

Trigger warning: Article contains discussion of abortion and the laws surrounding it. — The week of the Irish referendum, I barely achieved anything. Reports were left unwritten, emails left unanswered. My flat – which needed to be cleared and vacated right after the referendum looked like a bomb had hit it. …

The Love Both Campaign in Ireland is Based on Lies

Trigger Warning: This article discusses abortion and the pro-life movement, and contains images of propaganda posters that some readers may find upsetting. — On Friday 25th May, Ireland will hold a referendum on whether or not to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the constitution. The Eighth Amendment, in short, removes bodily autonomy from …

The Faces behind the Repeal the Eighth Campaign

On the 25th May, Ireland will vote on whether to change their abortion laws and repeal the eighth amendment. It has been a long and at times, dangerous campaign for many women and men, but who are the people fighting to repeal the eighth? For many of us, particularly in …

Jacob Rees-Mogg is Not a Traditionalist, He’s a Bigot

Trigger Warning: Mentions of abortion and rape. — Although Theresa May remains steadfast in her determination to remain at the top of the Conservative Party, her own party and onlookers are starting to pile on the pressure. In fact, 50% of party members want Theresa May out before the next …

The GOP Can’t Ban Abortion, but HB 214 Will Restrict Access for Many

TW: this article discusses abortion, rape and mental health. How do you restrict people’s rights that are protected by law? By using moral justifications to make them so unaffordable that they cannot be accessed. This may sound absolutely incomprehensible. Surely this can’t be how it happens? But it’s exactly what …