Women’s Liberation / Feminism

A Letter from France

INTRO The following is from a response from a Meeting Ground reader in France. Much of what she writes about the situation there is similar to what we have been experiencing in the United States with the feminist movement, the…

Surrogacy in the United States

by KATHY SLOAN for presentation to the UN COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN– CSW 61 “TRADING ON THE FEMALE BODY” MARCH 14, 2017 The practice of commercial surrogacy in the United States is growing by leaps and bounds with…

A Call for Women to Pledge to Strike

Below is a news release from National Women’s Liberation calling for a women’s strike against “all work, both paid and unpaid,” during the presidential inauguration weekend in January. They are setting a target of 20,000 strike pledges before making the…

Organizing ALL Women!

Whatever else Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election may do, it has certainly stirred many out of the stupor that has gripped the country for decades. When National Women’s Liberation (NWL) posted an invitation on their Facebook page to…

Responses to the Election

Thoughts the Morning After by Sinead •  Random, angry thoughts. Yesterday and today were write-offs as far as work is concerned. •  Trump was the FUCK THOSE GUYS candidate. The Democrats were stupid and irresponsible to run an Establishment candidate whose…

Clinton, Trump and Feminism

by Carol Hanisch It’s not easy or simple being a feminist during this election. Not that it ever is. But this has been a mind-boggler. First there was the Bernie Sanders phenomenon. Although he held forth the possibility of someone…

When Women Strike…

 By Carol Hanisch They call us Nazis and say that we are no better than Hitler because we think a woman should have be able to choose whether she gives birth to a seriously sick child – but we are…