I spent this election cycle surrounded by women passionate about protecting our access to healthcare and contraception, our equal pay for equal work, and our protection against sexual abuse and violence; but, I didn’t realize until after Missouri’s Senate race was called as a victory for McCaskill by the news networks how legitimately terrified I had been at the prospect of a win for Akin. I screamed, my best friend called me crying, and my social media feeds exploded in celebration.
“Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don’t vote,” William E. Simon, former US Secretary of the Treasury Today is an important day for my Pakistani family; […]
Ah – election season. A time where flimsy plastic signs fill the medians and political debates seem to be America’s favorite pastime. I normally try to avoid discussing these formal […]