i love shoes, feminism, equality, gender nonconformity, activism, and calling out the patriarchy. i am the former president of the jackson area national organization for women http://jackson.nowms.org and currently an intern at planned parenthood.
i have a blog with a lot of varying themes http://ladylamia.wordpress.com but i wanted something that was strictly for my activism and feminism, so here you are!
the views and opinions expressed in these blogs are my personal views and opinions, they are not the official positions of the national organization for women (NOW), planned parenthood, or any other organization that i am or have been affiliated with.
Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips refused to stay her decision to end “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the longtime ban on openly gay men and women serving in the armed forces. By the end of the day, military recruiters were accepting gay and lesbian candidates. And Lt. Dan Choi, the Iraq veteran, West Point grad, and gay rights activist, went down to Times Square to reenlist. His request is being processed. (Choi first attempted to enlist in the Marines, he said on Twitter, but he was told he is too old.)