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Pro-Choice and Pro-Voice

Posts tagged art

Apr 9 '14
foryoursexualinformation:

plannedparenthood:

hellyeahscarleteen:

thismighthurt:

SAFER SEX UTILITY BELT TO KEEP YOUR SEX SAFER.

We love this illustration Izzy did for us so much, except for the part that now we all want one of these.  WE WANT IT SO BAD.

Umm yes please! Safer sex <3 

Can I have one of these please? I think I might need to make one :).

Cute! I like that dental dams and rubber gloves are included. I guess internal birth control, like IUDs and implants, probably aren’t so useful on a utility belt. Even if they are the most effective methods!

foryoursexualinformation:

plannedparenthood:

hellyeahscarleteen:

thismighthurt:

SAFER SEX UTILITY BELT TO KEEP YOUR SEX SAFER.

We love this illustration Izzy did for us so much, except for the part that now we all want one of these.  WE WANT IT SO BAD.

Umm yes please! Safer sex <3 

Can I have one of these please? I think I might need to make one :).

Cute! I like that dental dams and rubber gloves are included. I guess internal birth control, like IUDs and implants, probably aren’t so useful on a utility belt. Even if they are the most effective methods!

Mar 27 '14
1in3:

“Art begins with resistance.” - André Gide
Art can be a powerful tool for us activists, and now we’re asking YOU to use that power to redefine the conversation around abortion.
Join us from 4/21-4/27 for the 1 in 3 Week of Artivsim. Register by April 4 and we’ll send you everything you need for the art display. Register here.

1in3:

Art begins with resistance.” - André Gide

Art can be a powerful tool for us activists, and now we’re asking YOU to use that power to redefine the conversation around abortion.

Join us from 4/21-4/27 for the 1 in 3 Week of Artivsim. Register by April 4 and we’ll send you everything you need for the art display. Register here.

Mar 11 '14
A burlesque show this Thursday at the Trocadero will benefit the Women&#8217;s Medical Fund, which helps low-income patients in Philadelphia find the money to access safe, legal abortion.
Tickets are $15, and you can reserve your seats in advance. Doors open at 8:00&#160;pm and the fun begins at 9:00!

A burlesque show this Thursday at the Trocadero will benefit the Women’s Medical Fund, which helps low-income patients in Philadelphia find the money to access safe, legal abortion.

Tickets are $15, and you can reserve your seats in advance. Doors open at 8:00 pm and the fun begins at 9:00!

Mar 9 '14
valhallafawn:

Every child wanted, every parent willing, the culture of choice. - Paige

valhallafawn:

Every child wanted, every parent willing, the culture of choice. - Paige

Mar 4 '14
pro-choice-or-no-voice:

Just downloaded this cool photo editor, was just messing around with it, and I made a thing. (The quote is from those old pro-choice posters, I love it!) - Paige

I love this! Art can be a way to both show your support for people who&#8217;ve had abortions and to promote your stance on safe, legal abortion.

pro-choice-or-no-voice:

Just downloaded this cool photo editor, was just messing around with it, and I made a thing. (The quote is from those old pro-choice posters, I love it!) - Paige

I love this! Art can be a way to both show your support for people who’ve had abortions and to promote your stance on safe, legal abortion.

Mar 4 '14
4000 Years for Choice is an art project by award-winning artist Heather Ault. Her art and research has been presented in art galleries, on college campuses, at national conferences, and in health clinics. The project shows abortion and contraception as an integral part of human history, from lemon peel cervical caps to quotes from Socrates to underground abortion services like the Jane Collective, pictured above.
The Jane Collective operated in Chicago from 1969 to the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. They began by connecting patients to doctors who could safely perform illegal abortions, then learned how to perform early abortions themselves. Illegal abortions were both risky and expensive, but Jane offered them for $100, or whatever their patient could pay. You can read more about Jane in The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service.
In addition to her installations, Ault has a large body of work for sale online on t-shirts, posters, and cards. Apparel is a simple way to show your support for reproductive rights, so click through for more.

4000 Years for Choice is an art project by award-winning artist Heather Ault. Her art and research has been presented in art galleries, on college campuses, at national conferences, and in health clinics. The project shows abortion and contraception as an integral part of human history, from lemon peel cervical caps to quotes from Socrates to underground abortion services like the Jane Collective, pictured above.

The Jane Collective operated in Chicago from 1969 to the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. They began by connecting patients to doctors who could safely perform illegal abortions, then learned how to perform early abortions themselves. Illegal abortions were both risky and expensive, but Jane offered them for $100, or whatever their patient could pay. You can read more about Jane in The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service.

In addition to her installations, Ault has a large body of work for sale online on t-shirts, posters, and cards. Apparel is a simple way to show your support for reproductive rights, so click through for more.

Feb 27 '14
Feb 26 '14

The Repeal Hyde Art Project aims to raise awareness of the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal Medicaid funds from covering abortion. Without Medicaid coverage, many people cannot afford the abortions they so desperately need.

The Project’s art is a positive, nonthreatening way to start a discussion on abortion access with people who may be unfamiliar with the topic. By increasing societal awareness and opposition of the Hyde Amendment, we can begin to turn the tide against it.

Oct 31 '13

ATTENTION TUMBLR ARTISTS! Help an abortion clinic that was recently vandalized!

stfufauxminists:

Hey everyone! I’ve got a request to make of you talented folks out there on Tumblr. I’ve seen some of your work, and gosh golly it is awesome

Before I make my request, let me tell you a little bit about what I do. I blog here at STFU Fauxminists, obviously, but on weekends I’ve also been doing clinic escorting for a local abortion provider down here in Tampa, FL. 

Right before I started escorting at this clinic, they had recently bought really beautiful and welcoming banners to hang on their fences to maintain patient privacy and discourage the counter-protesters that they have outside their gates regularly from yelling at and harassing patients. 

Well, as many people know, vandalism at clinics is a huge problem and this is no exception. 

A couple of weeks ago someone took a knife to these banners. They are entirely unfixable. The clinic really doesn’t have the money to replace them, so now there’s just an ugly blue tarp on the fence to keep the anti-choicers’ bullshit at bay. 

So here’s where I got this neat idea that ya’ll can help me with. 

I want to surprise this clinic with a giant collage of pro-choice, pro-reproductive rights, pro-woman*, etc. art pieces from around Tumblr mounted on a more sturdy board. Obviously nothing is going to be impervious to vandalism, but I still think this would just be a great surprise for the wonderful women that work at this clinic who endure daily harassment and multiple instances of vandalism (just a few months ago they had to replace their entire video surveillance system because someone took a baseball bat to it). They have to deal with all of this on top of the ridiculous standards placed upon them by the Florida legislature, etc. These women are tough and they deserve some appreciation.

So I’m hoping to collect submissions of art from anyone who wants to make it. Whether you think you have talent or not. Whether you think your idea is good or not. I WANT YOUR AWESOME ART.

THE MORE THE BETTER. MULTIPLE PIECES. BIG PIECES. LITTLE PIECES. FANDOM RELATED IS FINE, TOO, AS LONG AS IT’S ALSO PRO-CHOICE THEMED. FUCKING STICK FIGURES ARE FINE. WRITE ME SOMETHING. POETRY. A LIMERICK. ANYTHING. EVEN JUST WORDS OF THANKS OR ENCOURAGEMENT.

JUST GIMME UR ART AND STUFF.

Then I’m gonna put them all together and I’ll put a picture of the finished product on my blog and if you like, I’ll link to your blog and promote you and your art! 

I know it’s not much that I have to offer, but yeah. Please please please contribute if you can. And if you don’t want to/can’t contribute a piece, please reblog this so others can see it!

You can either submit your pieces in my submit box here, e-mail them to me at STFUFauxminists@gmail.com, or message me for details on how to send them via snail mail. 

Thank you for reading this and hopefully reblogging. Thank you to all who plan to submit. I’ll be taking submissions until the end of November! 

*not just women, trans and non-binary inclusivity is also welcome!

What a sweet idea! Will you post pictures when it’s up?

Jul 1 '13
storyshare:

Read the whole thing here. 

Sonya Renee is the artist behind the spoken poem, &#8220;What Women Deserve.&#8221;

storyshare:

Read the whole thing here

Sonya Renee is the artist behind the spoken poem, “What Women Deserve.”

Jan 21 '12
stfuhypocrisy:

carolinam103093:

Monument to the unborn child…..

What a giant heap of shit this is. Ok, here’s the thing, if people are that emotional and guilt-stricken over having an abortion, chances are, it’s something they didn’t want to do in the first place. So again, I’ve said this once, I’ll say it again, just because some people regret their abortions, doesn’t mean it should be illegal. That’s just as ridiculous as saying that because people regret having kids, everyone should be sterilized.
Also, who’s to say this is a “pro-life” monument anyway? Maybe it’s just a mother grieving the death of their toddler, or 4 or 5 year old. Why does the antichoice movement always have to skew shit into being some “prolife” propaganda?

I look at it this way - If we lived in a world where abortion was just as acceptable an outcome as birth, people would still make choices they regretted. That&#8217;s how it is when we get to make our own decisions. Some people may not regret it, but would still mourn or wonder about what could have been. I think this sculpture could be appreciated in that way, so at first glance, I think it&#8217;s fine.
That said, we don&#8217;t live in that world, and I don&#8217;t think it&#8217;s right to use these people&#8217;s hurt to take away an important option for others. This sculpture was made by Martin Hudáčeka in Bardejobská Nová Ves, Slovakia, entitled &#8220;The Child Who Was Never Born.&#8221; From what I can see, it was commissioned by a group of young, pro-life mothers. I don&#8217;t know if any of them had actually had abortions, and the little information I can find on it suggests it was intended as pro-life propaganda of sorts:

The idea to build a memorial to unborn children came community of young  women, mothers who are deeply aware of the value of each human life and  damage that is inflicted not only a waste of potential unborn children,  but also permanent damage intellectual (sometimes physical) health of  every woman who chooses to her unborn child conceived.

It&#8217;s the &#8220;every woman&#8221; bit, y&#8217;know.
So, yeah, we don&#8217;t live in that world. People still use others&#8217; anguish to demonize a procedure that millions of people have had, the majority of whom suffered no ill effects. There should be help for people who feel bad. There should be a place for them to go. But, to suggest that their experience is universal is naive and willfully ignorant. It&#8217;s a shame that such a lovely sculpture is being used in that way.

stfuhypocrisy:

carolinam103093:

Monument to the unborn child…..

What a giant heap of shit this is. Ok, here’s the thing, if people are that emotional and guilt-stricken over having an abortion, chances are, it’s something they didn’t want to do in the first place. So again, I’ve said this once, I’ll say it again, just because some people regret their abortions, doesn’t mean it should be illegal. That’s just as ridiculous as saying that because people regret having kids, everyone should be sterilized.

Also, who’s to say this is a “pro-life” monument anyway? Maybe it’s just a mother grieving the death of their toddler, or 4 or 5 year old. Why does the antichoice movement always have to skew shit into being some “prolife” propaganda?

I look at it this way - If we lived in a world where abortion was just as acceptable an outcome as birth, people would still make choices they regretted. That’s how it is when we get to make our own decisions. Some people may not regret it, but would still mourn or wonder about what could have been. I think this sculpture could be appreciated in that way, so at first glance, I think it’s fine.

That said, we don’t live in that world, and I don’t think it’s right to use these people’s hurt to take away an important option for others. This sculpture was made by Martin Hudáčeka in Bardejobská Nová Ves, Slovakia, entitled “The Child Who Was Never Born.” From what I can see, it was commissioned by a group of young, pro-life mothers. I don’t know if any of them had actually had abortions, and the little information I can find on it suggests it was intended as pro-life propaganda of sorts:

The idea to build a memorial to unborn children came community of young women, mothers who are deeply aware of the value of each human life and damage that is inflicted not only a waste of potential unborn children, but also permanent damage intellectual (sometimes physical) health of every woman who chooses to her unborn child conceived.

It’s the “every woman” bit, y’know.

So, yeah, we don’t live in that world. People still use others’ anguish to demonize a procedure that millions of people have had, the majority of whom suffered no ill effects. There should be help for people who feel bad. There should be a place for them to go. But, to suggest that their experience is universal is naive and willfully ignorant. It’s a shame that such a lovely sculpture is being used in that way.

(Source: carolinasmillan)

Nov 10 '11
Jul 8 '11

RIP Betty Ford

Considered the most politically active First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford co-founded the Betty Ford Center for chemical dependency rehabilitation, worked to reduce the stigma of addiction, was active in the feminist and women’s rights movement, lobbied to support the ERA, worked to make the arts accessible to everyone, worked on projects to support people with disabilities, and was unapologetically pro-choice. She defended her priorities as wife and mother, and said that those who chose to be housewives and homemakers deserved respect and equal rights, but also supported women in the workforce.

She was name TIME Magazine’s “Woman of the Year” in 1975, was the first recipient of the National Women’s Party’s Alice Paul Award, and had an award named after her by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Betty Ford died July 8, 2011, at the age of 93.