Credentials

RESUMES/CONTRACTING:

♦ Bio, media contributor/writing resume
♦ Social media contracting resume

TALKING:
I can confidently and articulately discuss any issue, but am most often called on to comment on reproductive rights/healthcare access colliding with conservative politics and culture. You can access a selected archive of my appearances linked below and at Katie Speak Live.

WRITING
You can read my work in Bitch Magazine:
“Lessons from Law & Order: Twenty-One Writers Share Their Takeaways from America’s Favorite Crime Procedural” — Spring Issue, 2015
Book Review: “Damaged Goods: New Perspectives on Christian Purity” by Dianna E. AndersonSummer Issue, 2015

at Buzzfeed:
“How Rolling Stone Gave A Gift To Rape Apologists”

at .Mic:
“Why Mother’s Day Sucks for Some of Us – #RealMothersDayCards”
“Why the Murder of an Abortion Provider Resonates Six Years Later”
“49 Million Americans Live With This — So Why Are We So Uncomfortable Talking About It?” #PovertyIs

at Salon: ““Are the white women wearing actual chains?”: Meet the abortion rights group Texas feminists oppose”

at RH Reality Check:
“My Latest Reproductive Health Procedure Makes Anti-Choicers Seem Even More Hypocritical”
“Your Right to Abortion Care Is in Danger—No Matter Where You Live”
“‘Living in the Crosshairs’ Puts Human Face on Grim Clinic Violence Statistics”
“Pop-Up Abortion Storytelling Campaigns Showcase the Power of Youth Activism”
“Recent SNAP Restrictions Are Another Reminder That Poverty Is a Reproductive Issue”

at Truthout:
“Open Letter to Legislators From a Clinic Escort”
“Anti-Choice Extremism: Cultural Denial and Political Consequences”
“Protecting Abortion Clinics – Without a Buffer Zone”
“The Uncertainty of Access: Reproductive Health in the Rio Grande Valley”
“What Do Joni Ernst’s Senate Win and Support for Embryo “Personhood” Really Tell Us?”
“New Year, Same as the Old Year? 2015 Reproductive Rights Preview”
“The Pro-Life Movement: Reframing “Life” to Suit Their Agenda”
“So Far, 2015 Is On Pace to Set Abortion Restriction Records”
“Activists and Faith Leaders Push Back on Fake Reproductive Health Clinics”
“All-Options Pregnancy Center Revolutionizes Access to Both Care and Abortion”
“Pathologizing the Poor Reinforces Stigma While Deterring Advocacy and Public Policy”
“SCOTUS Steps in to Prevent Further Texas Abortion Clinic Closures”

at Bitch.com:
“In Texas, Activist Group “Stop Patriarchy” Draws Criticism”
“The Bizarre Tradition of Anti-Choice Christmas Caroling”
“In Reality, Not All Americans Have Access to Safe, Legal Abortion”

at Alternet:
“Activist Group Comes Under Fire for Equating Abortion Restrictions With Slavery”

at The Frisky:
“The Soapbox: Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether Campaign Erases My Family”
“The Soapbox: TIME Shouldn’t Question #WhyIStayed”
“The Soapbox: How We Talk About Consent Absolutely Matters”
“The Soapbox: On Laverne Cox’s Nude Photo Spread & Meghan Murphy’s Transphobia”
“True Story: Why I’m Almost Childfree By Choice”

at HuffingtonPost Women:
“Dear George Will — A Few Words on My #SurvivorPrivilege”

and at The Brad Blog:
“‘Open Season on Reproductive Healthcare Clinics’: A Clinic Escort Responds to Today’s Supreme Court ‘Buffer Zone’ Decision”

I also write the activism segments for Best of the Left Podcast.

I have appeared at independent sites such as This Week in Blackness, Raging Chicken Press and The Angry Black Lady Chronicles.

I have been published previously in Illinois Magazine, the Liberty Suburban Newspaper group, Dancing USA Magazine, and helped research the national best seller, Once Upon a Town which was recently honored as 2014’s One Book One Nebraska selection.

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTRACTS

Shorty Award-nominated Social Media Director, The Best of the Left Podcast (June 2013-current)

Reed award-winning Social Media Director/co-producer/fundraiser, Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose telethon (November 2013)

Social Media Director, Lady Parts Justice Launch (07/15/14), #LPJLaunch

VOLUNTEER WORK/ACTIVISM

Board Member, The Clinic Vest Project, a non-profit that provides vests and training to clinic defense escort groups across North America

Volunteer, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Volunteer, New York Abortion Access Fund

CONTACT:

I am reachable for radio/podcast/tv interviews/panels and contracted writing and speaking via email at KatieSpeakMail@gmail.com, on Twitter and on Facebook.

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