Tag Archives: Feminism

This bill to remove archaic laws passed! YOUR VOICES WERE HEARD AND MADE A DIFFERENCE! Did you know laws still on the books in MA make abortion illegal? Threats to Roe v. Wade are threats to women’s rights in MA!

We thank each of you who made a call! This was a bit of a struggle with the numbers of pro-life legislators in MA, but it passed! We know of at least one local legislator who had told us he did NOT support this because he is pro-life, but after hearing from constituents and with an election looming, he voted

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In recognition of V-Day20 – End Violence Against Women and Girls, a performance of The Vagina Monologues at the Tilden Arts Center

A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls as well as those who identify as female, with three special performances of Eve Ensler’s award winning play, “The Vagina Monologues” on February 21st at 2 and 7 pm and February 22nd at 7 pm in the Studio Theatre of the Tilden Arts Center. The talented cast includes current and former students, faculty, staff and members of the community

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ACT NOW Call to Action: Send a quick email to protect women’s medical privacy, TODAY.

THANK YOU FOR USING YOUR VOICES! IT PASSED! They got the message that this bill had a lot of support across our commonwealth! We need your voice to support protecting women’s healthcare confidentiality. NOW! Please share this post! Please send an email or call your state Senators by 7am Wednesday morning! if you are not from Cape Cod – you

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JOIN US for an Emerge Workshop! Run for office, organize in your community or just get involved.

JOIN US! WANTED: Women who want to learn about becoming active and involved.  Cape Cod Women for Change is hosting an Emerge workshop September 30, from 10-1pm at the Falmouth Public Library (in the Hermann Room – downstairs) 300 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540 (see map.)  Register here, or on the Emerge website. This workshop is for Democratic and progressive

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Resistance may be good for you! The Balancing Act: Women’s March and a little advice from the experts

Taking Care while you Take Action Reflect and Resist About half-way through a recent conference call with one of the national organizations working on resistance, a guest speaker was introduced, he invited all 40 thousand + people to practice breathing exercises. “Who has time for this!?” I thought to myself. But his voice was soothing and I began doing the

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UPDATED: March 2017 Important Local Events and Opportunities to Learn and Lead

updated 3/14/2017 If you care about our water – please read and attend: The Barnstable County Commissioners are trying to desolve our county-wide water protection collaborative: Cape Cod Water Protection Collaborative ** Timely** The Barnstable Assembly of Delegates, the legislative wing of county government, will take up the fate of the Cape Cod Water Protection Collaborative budget at a hearing

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February 2017 Important Local Events and Opportunities to Learn and Lead

Gus Bickford, Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman will make two appearances on the Cape this month presenting “Action plans to protect our democracy.” CAMPAIGN TRAINING SIGN UP Cape & Islands Stronger Together Saturday, February 25, 10:00am-5:00pm Cape Space, 100 Independence Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601 Please note that capacity for this training is limited. Space will be reserved on a first-come, first-served

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Diane Feinstein’s Statement about Jeff Sessions

We must continue to make calls – contact all senators on the Judiciary Committee – and insist they do not support Jeff Sessions. For details about who to support and how see: UPDATED URGENT Call to Action: Breaking News – Jeff Sessions Confirmation hearing takes on a new meaning. We cannot let up. Senators are listening and the committee vote was

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Still time! Call to Action: Sexual Health Lobby Day!

The event held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 includes a sexual health fair, speakers who will share their stories of activism, “Lobbying 101” – workshop on activism, and a chance to meet with legislators. This event is sponsored by a long list of organizations at the bottom of […]

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INDIVISIBLE: Tuesday, January 24th – National Day of Action

On Saturday, in hundreds of cities around the United States and the world, we marched together. We stood indivisible for inclusion and love, and we proved that the mandate is ours. And now, the work continues. Join Us: National Day of Action on Tuesday January 24th On Tuesday, January 24, local groups across America are visiting their senators’ offices and

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Would you like to carry her flag to the DC or Boston March?

Marianne Sweeney  wants someone to carry her flag in one of the two marches being attended by Cape Codders this Saturday. She used this flag to protest what she and other residents claimed in this Dec 2015 article, were poor conditions and abusive behavior by management in an Orleans housing. The photo of her wrapped in a flag and protesting

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UPDATED- NEW CALL TO ACTION: Tell the Senate Committee NO to Rex Tillerson, NO to Russia!

Rex Tillerson’s connections to Russia are even more clear after Wednesday’s hearings, he would benefit from a removal of sanctions that prevent Russia for drilling for oil in the US. The biggest beneficiaries of removing those sanctions are Russia and Exxon, billions of dollars are at stake.

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Calls to Action – A Pep Talk!

“Don’t get distracted! It’s happening now! Use your voice! Use it now!” It works! Even before the inauguration and the Marches on Washington and around the country, your voice is needed. First, millions of us spoke up by contacting legislators in Washington, contacting the press and using social media to oppose the GOP’s first move: to eliminate the Office of

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Romanian president refuses to name Sevil Shhaideh as country’s 1st female Muslim prime minister — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW

Romanian president Klaus Iohannis has rejected Sevil Shhaideh, the left-wing candidate for prime minister. Shhaideh […] via Romanian president refuses to name Sevil Shhaideh as country’s 1st female Muslim prime minister — Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW

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Men who ‘get it’ give renewed hope for the future

.. a guy who volunteers as an escort at an abortion clinic to protect women as they walk past protesters who can be pretty awful as you know, posted this today about an experience he had. He’s given permission to share it. It brought tears to my eyes and i hope you will read it and share it. We are blessed to have male feminist who support us, and who ‘get’ it this way.

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Appalling silence can’t mask a gathering roar

(shared with us and published in the Cape Cod Times) By Janet Murphy Robertson An unapologetic disseminator of hate will soon roam the halls of the White House as “chief strategist and senior counselor.” Left to stand, this appointment will be a moral stain on our country and an omen of much more to come. It transforms the president-elect’s campaign

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