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Each week, I’ll be posting a list of the most news-worthy and/or inspirational, informative, well-written, thought-provoking, and/or unique posts of the week. While every post and every contributor is valuable to our community, these are the blogs that I feel are must-reads.

February 26- March 3

Stats this week: 28 posts by 22 writers

Four Ways to Show How the Religious Liberty Claim Against Contraceptive Coverage Is Nonsense- by Amplify_Staff

Inside this post:

But if we fight, we can win. We just need to be clear on the arguments here. So I put together a quick rundown of how to argue for women’s basic right to equal protection under the Constitution in light of these new HHS regulations.

Conversations with Ghanaian Women about Abortion: “I could die or I could never give birth again”- by laurel

Inside this post:

If women in Ghana think that abortion is an extremely dangerous procedure whether you do it at home or at the hospital, why would they ever think of demanding safe abortion services?

Yes, women do struggle to access birth control- by ashthom

Inside this post:

Ashley shares personal stories and anecdotes from friends who have had trouble accessing various forms of birth control due to time, money, problems with providers, shame, and challenges with insurance companies.

Flashback to Revolutionary TV: A Different World- by Media_Justice

Inside this post:

It was one of the first series where I saw people of Color as college students, as intellectuals, creating supportive environments for each other, and investing in a form of delayed gratification (obtaining a degree).

And She Made It! Philippines’ National University Elects Its First Transgender Chairperson- by leovlauzon

Inside this post:

[Gabriel Paolo "Heart" Diño] bested three other candidates with 3290 votes and defeating her closest rival Martin Loon by 547 votes amidst of tirade and criticisms being hurled against her and her party candidates.

Thank you to everyone who posted a blog this week! You are part of what makes this community great!

~ Samantha
Community Editor

My post this week:
Limbaugh’s comments define misogyny and offer teachable moment on birth control