Netroots Radio After Show — Voting, Citizen Advocacy, & a Way Forward (11/04/15)

In brief:My regular feminist round-up spot with Justice!

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We covered a fair amount today! We talked disappointing midterm results — as per usual as the right-wing turns people out and gears up their fear machine with well-funded precision. I also gave some much-deserved love to Margaret Cho who tweeted about her past as a sex worker and why she is the literal opposite of ashamed about it. Then I tied sex worker rights to abortion rights — a very short leap and both are fundamentally about bodily autonomy and economic justice/independence.

Links to on-air references:

“Texas Lawmakers Aren’t Actually Supposed to Try to Make Things Worse, Right?” by Andrea Grimes at The Texas Observer

“ICYMI: Margaret Cho Reveals Her Past as a Sex Worker In 10 Tweets” at Colorlines

“Why It’s Okay To Pay For Sex” by Margaret Corvid

“Rep. Barbara Lee On Protecting Abortion Rights” my piece for The Establishment

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