What jobs are there that deal with abortion?

@Anonymous
  • Abortion provider
  • Counselor
  • Doula
  • Nurse
  • Working with abortion funds

Those are just things off the top of my head. Anyone else? -Kendra

Are y'all against spanking children? Because, as a child who "turned out right" from spanking, I'm 100% against it. My parents still do it today, especially with my 5 year old brother, and I have some scary stories I could tell about it.

@Anonymous

I was only ever spanked once as a child and my grandparents, who raised me, apologised for it after.  I am not in favour of ever hitting kids and in fact, I believe children are their own people and deserve to be talked to like they understand.  Kids are smarter than older people give them credit for.  I think the right response is always to try to talk to a child and explain to them what they did wrong.  I agree with punishment through privilege revoking (in certain ways); Not getting to go to that birthday party, not getting to go with your friend to the amusement park, etc.

Never, ever hitting or physical roughness. No one ever has their right to raise their hand to anyone for any reason but self defense.

But that’s me personally.  Other mods?

- Ryan

I was spanked as a child and I never found anything wrong with it. It’s pretty common in the rural South, I think, and pretty much everyone in my school was spanked. I don’t really agree with it anymore, though. I read a story that changed my mind.

-Kendra

anarcho-queer:

ibetyourphysiquehelps:

WHOA WHOA WHOA. excuse me.But the minimum wage is set for teenagers with first jobs/ college students TO GET EXPERIENCE. Because a higher paying job isn’t going to higher you unless ypu have experience. AND YOU GET THAT EXPERIENCE BY WORKING AT MINIMUM PAYING JOBS. and the higher paying jobs are harder jobs which is why they get more money. If you raise the minimum wage, then companies wont have the money to pay more employees so they look for the people with the most experience…So if companies can only higher people with experience and you dont have any because companies DONT HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY YOU?? well then you are never going to get a job. And when the minimum wage goes up, the price of everything goes up.And then we have the minimum wage earners complaining again.So stop saying that the minimum wage needs to be raised because it doesnt.What needs to happen is we need a better economy and thanks to obama, thats not going to happen for a while because obama doesn’t know what hes doing.So if you want to make more money, get experience and a better paying job.

You’re a shitty economist buddy.
Less than 15% of minimum wage worker’s are teenagers (age 14-19), the rest are adults aged 20 and over (85.7%). So lets stop pretending that these jobs are meant for students. The economy is shit and unfortunately, people have to settle for low wages because the alternative often is unemployment.
Higher paying jobs doesn’t equate to ‘harder jobs’. Often, the higher a position is, the less labor you are required to do.
"And when the minimum wage goes up, the price of everything goes up."
Inflation doesn’t necessarily work that way. Obviously, you’re just regurgitating the bullshit theories conservatives spew out while disregarding the statistics and history that proves otherwise. But since you’re using that argument, why not raise the minimum wage with the rise of inflation? Or productivity even?
If we had raised the minimum wage with the rise of productivity since 1968, it would currently be $21.72. In other words, we are creating far more and producing more profit for corporations, while being paid for a third of what we use to.
What do you have to say about that?
And raising the minimum wage to $10.10 will raise 1.7 million families out of poverty and reduce the need for them to use public assistance, saving the federal government $7.6 billion per year. Would you say you’re you against that?
The current federal minimum wage is $7.25. In none of the 50 states is that enough money to pay the average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment. 
The minimum wage used to be able to keep a family of 3 above the poverty line. Now, the minimum wage can’t even keep a single parent working 40 hours a week, for an entire year without a single day off, above the poverty line.
When you raise the minimum wage, you’re putting more money into the pockets of the lower/working class. Their money is directly put back into the economy when the buy food, pay bills and generally spend their money. As oppose to higher paid people who have the luxury of saving their earnings. That means that businesses will generally make more money because the working class has more money to spend.
That’s my argument for raising the minimum wage, I would love to see your attempt to counter it.

anarcho-queer:

ibetyourphysiquehelps:

WHOA WHOA WHOA.
excuse me.
But the minimum wage is set for teenagers with first jobs/ college students TO GET EXPERIENCE. Because a higher paying job isn’t going to higher you unless ypu have experience. AND YOU GET THAT EXPERIENCE BY WORKING AT MINIMUM PAYING JOBS. and the higher paying jobs are harder jobs which is why they get more money.
If you raise the minimum wage, then companies wont have the money to pay more employees so they look for the people with the most experience…
So if companies can only higher people with experience and you dont have any because companies DONT HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY YOU??
well then you are never going to get a job.
And when the minimum wage goes up, the price of everything goes up.
And then we have the minimum wage earners complaining again.
So stop saying that the minimum wage needs to be raised because it doesnt.
What needs to happen is we need a better economy and thanks to obama, thats not going to happen for a while because obama doesn’t know what hes doing.
So if you want to make more money, get experience and a better paying job.

You’re a shitty economist buddy.

Less than 15% of minimum wage worker’s are teenagers (age 14-19), the rest are adults aged 20 and over (85.7%). So lets stop pretending that these jobs are meant for students. The economy is shit and unfortunately, people have to settle for low wages because the alternative often is unemployment.

Higher paying jobs doesn’t equate to ‘harder jobs’. Often, the higher a position is, the less labor you are required to do.

"And when the minimum wage goes up, the price of everything goes up."

Inflation doesn’t necessarily work that way. Obviously, you’re just regurgitating the bullshit theories conservatives spew out while disregarding the statistics and history that proves otherwise. But since you’re using that argument, why not raise the minimum wage with the rise of inflation? Or productivity even?

If we had raised the minimum wage with the rise of productivity since 1968, it would currently be $21.72. In other words, we are creating far more and producing more profit for corporations, while being paid for a third of what we use to.

What do you have to say about that?

And raising the minimum wage to $10.10 will raise 1.7 million families out of poverty and reduce the need for them to use public assistance, saving the federal government $7.6 billion per year. Would you say you’re you against that?

The current federal minimum wage is $7.25. In none of the 50 states is that enough money to pay the average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment.

The minimum wage used to be able to keep a family of 3 above the poverty line. Now, the minimum wage can’t even keep a single parent working 40 hours a week, for an entire year without a single day off, above the poverty line.

When you raise the minimum wage, you’re putting more money into the pockets of the lower/working class. Their money is directly put back into the economy when the buy food, pay bills and generally spend their money. As oppose to higher paid people who have the luxury of saving their earnings. That means that businesses will generally make more money because the working class has more money to spend.

That’s my argument for raising the minimum wage, I would love to see your attempt to counter it.

Things it is INappropriate to compare abortion to:

  • Slavery
  • The Holocaust
  • Genocide
  • Apartheid
  • The Trail of Tears/Native American cultural destruction
  • Murder
  • The total eradication of an important species from a fragile ecosystem
  • Gender/Orientation/Disability/Race/Wealth discrimnatioin
  • Infanticide

Things it IS appropriate to compare abortion to

  • Abortion

I had a late term abortion at 22 weeks in July. Since then I've had one period. I'm 17 days late and I don't know if this is normal. I've never had irregular periods.

@Anonymous

Give your healthcare provider a call soon - they’ll be able to tell you more than I can! -Kendra

webbgirl34:

thebigsisteryouneveraskedfor:

Gisella Perl was forced to work as a doctor in Auschwitz concentration camp during the holocaust.
She was ordered to report ever pregnant women do the physician Dr. Josef Mengele, who would then use the women for cruel experiments (e.g. vivisections) before killing them.
She saved hundreds of women by performing abortions on them before their pregnancy was discovered, without having access to basic medical supplies. She became known as the “Angel of Auschwitz”.
After being rescued from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp she tried to commit suicide, but survived, recovered and kept working as a gynecologist, delivering more than 3000 babies.

I want to nail this to the forehead of every anti-abortionist who uses the word “Holocaust” when talking about legal abortions.

Always, always, always remind pro-lifers how many more people would have died during the holocaust without access to abortion, and remind them ho they would have died.
Never let pro-lifers compare the victims of the holocaust to fetuses that have no concept of their own life or being.  It’s not equivalent and it’s gross.
Stop comparing abortion, or anything else, to the Holocaust.
Thanks.-  Ryan

webbgirl34:

thebigsisteryouneveraskedfor:

Gisella Perl was forced to work as a doctor in Auschwitz concentration camp during the holocaust.

She was ordered to report ever pregnant women do the physician Dr. Josef Mengele, who would then use the women for cruel experiments (e.g. vivisections) before killing them.

She saved hundreds of women by performing abortions on them before their pregnancy was discovered, without having access to basic medical supplies. She became known as the “Angel of Auschwitz”.

After being rescued from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp she tried to commit suicide, but survived, recovered and kept working as a gynecologist, delivering more than 3000 babies.

I want to nail this to the forehead of every anti-abortionist who uses the word “Holocaust” when talking about legal abortions.

Always, always, always remind pro-lifers how many more people would have died during the holocaust without access to abortion, and remind them ho they would have died.

Never let pro-lifers compare the victims of the holocaust to fetuses that have no concept of their own life or being.  It’s not equivalent and it’s gross.

Stop comparing abortion, or anything else, to the Holocaust.

Thanks.

Ryan

If the anon that asked about the fibromyalgia blogs would ever like to talk, my inbox is open. I have fibromyalgia so I may be able to help out. I know it can be hard to find good support groups..

@all-the-fuckery

Thanks! -Kendra

can you ask your followers if they can recommend any fibromyalgia/fibro support blogs? thanks :)

@Anonymous

she-who-loves-the-rain:

oh-snap-pro-choice:

Anyone? -Kendra

I just Googled fibromyalgia/fibro support blogs and several came up. Some are blogs, there is one online support group and also one on Facebook. Idk which are good though. See here:

https://www.google.se/search?client=ubuntu&channel=fs&q=fibromyalgia%2Ffibro+support+blogs&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&gfe_rd=cr&ei=4S5BVLnGIaqr8wfn5YCACQ

spooky-macedonian:

hotbisexualarmydoctor:

fen-1994:

Why do you keep saying that?!

Heteronormativity in action.

Ramona don’t have time for your bisexual erasure

bisexual people when they see bisexual erasure

I don’t even like this movie and I’m honestly kind of not into the hype or some of it tropes;

But I will give it this:  It did make a point to show how annoying it is to have to continuously remind someone that just because you have been in relationships that society would call “straight,” that doesn’t mean that you as a person don’t still have your own sexual identity and that it doesn’t take away your past experiences and future potential experiences.

And it will never take away your true identity as a polysexual individual.

Remember: There is no such thing as straight-passing.  There is only pansexual and bisexual erasure.

- Ryan

(Source: ballcocktail)

Have you read the Unwind series by Neal Shusterman? It's a book series of 4 about a dystopian parallel future where a war was fought between pro-choice and pro-life and the compromise was parents can send their 13 to 18 year olds off to be taken apart for all their organs if they're troublesome and still unwanted (the thing being all their organs would still be living.. so they dont truly die). I'd say it has quite a strong pro-choice theme, and it's riveting and thrilling and dark so yeh.

@Anonymous

I didn’t explain the premise of that book very well, it is in fact a very intelligent read and the concept is less out-there when your read it. But what stuck out for me was the fact that it is about the abortion debate and shows you a future where pro-lifers get what they want and the outcome is horrific.

I haven’t read it, but it does sound interesting. I’ll look into it when I have a bit more free time. Thanks for sharing! -Kendra