women

There is a particular authority that comes from privilege. When a white man steps into the place where he belongs, he has an internal power with which he was born. He is entitled. Like royalty, he sits on the throne naturally, because that place is caught in his blood. But an entirely different power emerges from women who have been told that they are not allowed to speak in church—and suddenly rise behind the pulpit. Something flares up from deep inside of them, and when they have a safe space, the words can come out of them with force and fury.
December 8, 2012

What would happen if we were to discover that an existing pill, one already used for legitimate medical reasons and so important that it wouldn’t be banned, was also effective in inducing abortions?
August 3, 2010

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