Em-URGE-ing Voices

Your urgent thoughts, urging action

Posted by Olivia M

Across Time and Space: The ‘Lesbian Continuum’ and The Color Purple

March 15, 2024

Trigger warning: sexual assault, homophobia, gender-based violence, child abuse My favorite part of being a Comparative Women’s St… Read more »

Posted by Margaret B

History may be a study of the past, but its importance lies in the present.

February 27, 2024

February is Black History Month, which means many people, organizations, and companies are highlighting Black voices and telling t… Read more »

Posted by J-Alex B

We Need To Give the “Bootstraps” Narrative the Boot

February 23, 2024

Since September 2023, I have been juggling three part-time jobs. I took on these responsibilities because I didn’t have another ch… Read more »

Posted by J-Alex B

Weathering the Storm: Mutual Aid Amidst the Emerging Climate Crisis

February 20, 2024

In the early morning of January 8th, my mom warned me to be careful coming home from work that night. There was an 80% chance of s… Read more »

Posted by Shakristal W

We’ve still got a dog in the fight

January 23, 2024

In the fight for reproductive justice, don’t be so quick to dismiss the South. I was born and raised in the South. My memories are… Read more »

Posted by Margaret B

How Roe’s Non-Anniversary Looms Large Over the 2024 Election

January 22, 2024

Today has become known as the second Roe ‘nonanniversary’, commemorating the 2022 overturning of the landmark Supreme Court decisi… Read more »

Posted by Shakristal W

Transgender and Nonbinary People Deserve a Voice in the Fight for Reproductive Justice Too

January 19, 2024

  Since the federal right to abortion care was overturned in June 2022, conversations surrounding abortion care have primaril… Read more »

Posted by Annie R

At the Intersection of Fatness & Reproductive Justice

January 9, 2024

I am fat and I have been fat for a very long time. According to some people, the word “fat” is the very worst thing we could be. I… Read more »