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Abortion in Tennessee Factsheet

1 in 3 American women will get an abortion before the age of 45 http://www.1in3campaign.org/en Abortion stigma is a shared belief that abortion is morally wrong and/or socially unacceptable. Abortion stigma has disastrous consequences. People seeking abortions are bullied, shamed, marginalized, … Continue reading

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Introducing Nashville Feminist Collective’s Leadership

(Reverse alphabetical by last name) 1. Whitney Washington (pronouns: she, her hers) General Council on Finance and Administration for the United Methodist Church (Staff); WDYO radio station (Volunteer); University of Montevallo (Alumni)         2. Nancy Villegas (pronouns: … Continue reading

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Call for Leaders!!!

Dear feminists, Nashville Feminist Collective has over 1,300 members – wow!! In less than two years this group has grown to include hundreds of members who have participated in many new and exciting events supporting feminism in the greater Nashville … Continue reading

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My Body Is Mine: A March for Freedom from Sexual Violence

Thank you to everyone who joined the march for freedom against sexual violence on April 11, 2015! Here’s the story: Friday evening April 10th, we gathered for an art-making event at 8th & Argyle, a women-owned artists cooperative. We enjoyed music, … Continue reading

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#NashvilleSAAM #StopViolencePeriod

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month For the month of April, Nashville Feminist Collective will be participating in the ‪#‎30DaysOfSAAM‬ – the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s (NSVRC) Instagram contest. For daily themes – check the NSVRC’s Facebook page, website, or this flyer. For graphics … Continue reading

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Legislation to Watch This Session in TN

Following Women’s Day on the Hill yesterday we were inspired to put together a list of legislation that feminists might be interested in following, supporting, opposing, and/or lobbying. There are a whopping 12 bills (!!!) aimed at limiting abortion access, but there’s … Continue reading

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First Ever Trans Visibility March in Tennessee

Yesterday, February 22nd, was the first ever trans visibility march in Tennessee. The event was planned by the Tennessee Trans Journey Project (TNTJ), headed by LaSaia Wade, Executive Director. LaSaia founded the organization last year in response to the killing of Gizzy … Continue reading

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