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Movie Review: ‘Suffragette,’ Starring Carey Mulligan, with Meryl Streep

Carey Mulligan, 'Suffragette'

Looking back to the past, what women did to gain suffrage represented an amazing effort and it eventually included violence. With the determination they exhibited, it should make every man proud of women's potential to do exploits. Their capabilities were and still are astounding. Read More »

Athena Film Festival 2015: Review of ‘Vessel’

'Vessel,' Women on Waves, Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, Diana Whitten, human rights, women as chattel, reproductive rights, pro life, pro choice

Every ten minutes a woman dies from not having access to a safe abortion-Upworthy. Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts treated women who had gravely injured themselves trying to induce a miscarriage in countries with restrictive abortion laws. The misery, the suffering, the death was so disheartening when just beyond their grasp, these women could have been in safety with non surgical medical abortions if they had only been given access. How Dr. Gomperts finds a solution to this global issue that is also threatening to become an issue in the US is the subject of the incredible documentary 'Vessel.' Read More »

The Importance of the Lilly Ledbetter Act

Do women deserve equal pay? Read More »