Em-URGE-ing Voices

Your urgent thoughts, urging action

Posted by Makenna L

Practicing Radical Community Care

November 22, 2023

Unless you have been living under a rock or are completely divorced from the Internet, you have heard about the horrendous crimes… Read more »

Posted by Makenna L

Why Decolonization is Necessary for Reproductive Justice

November 18, 2023

Content warning: This article mentions acts of reproductive violence and assault. Throughout the past month our newsfeeds and time… Read more »

Posted by Shakristal W

Avoiding Burnout for Youth Activists

November 14, 2023

From Roe vs. Wade being overturned to abortion bans and various policies and rulings that have put basic rights under attack, Gen… Read more »

Posted by Shakristal W

Housing Justice is Reproductive Justice

November 11, 2023

Illustration by Nina Yagual x @abeautifulhoodcrumb“A home that is stable, affordable and secure not only means that we are able to… Read more »

Posted by Makenna L

What You Should Know About The Forced or Involuntary Sterilization Compensation Program (FISCP)

November 9, 2023

The eugenics movement began during the early 20th century and operated under the white supremacist belief that “social ills” ― Bla… Read more »

Posted by Makenna L

“On My Mama”

November 3, 2023

“On my mama, on my hood, I look fly, I look good.” Victoria Monét has made it clear with her latest release, Jaguar II, that she w… Read more »

Posted by Annie R

We’ve Freed the Pill. It’s Time to Free Sex Ed.

October 26, 2023

As a Georgian, sex education in school primarily consisted of graphic photos of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). As a Latin… Read more »

Posted by Chancie C

Trans & Intersex Are Separate Categories, But Our Fates Are Inextricably Linked.

October 25, 2023

In a world increasingly polarized by debates about LGBTQIA+ rights, it is more important than ever to recognize the fundamental hu… Read more »