When you’re trying to figure out what it means to be a hot mess, why not turn to the expert?
In 2012, Franchesca Ramsey got famous overnight. So why did her dream-come-true also feel like a nightmare?
Abortion is legal in the United States, but actually getting one can be criminally complicated.
Leigh works at Atlanta’s Feminist Women’s Health Center, and she has great recommendations for how to educate yourself about reproductive justice and feel less powerless in the process.
Beca is an Atlanta-based culture journalist hailing from North Florida who writes about nightmare disorders and sad-girl music, but mostly cannabis and sex.
Sex-positive media maven August McLaughlin is a writer, podcaster and advocate dedicated to helping all of us get in touch with ourselves. Literally.
Caitlin Riggsbee is a professional nerd, so naturally we have a good bit in common. As a research assistant on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver — and formerly of Finding Your Roots — she gets to STUDY for a living!
It's like a gender reveal party . . . for our BOOK!
What Is unladylike?
adjective | un·la·dy·like | ənˈlādēˌlīk/
committing everyday acts of patriarchal resistance
choosing social consciousness over status consciousness
burning all bras
Did y'all know that the US Constitution does not guarantee gender equality? It's true. Now, under a soon-to-be majority conservative Supreme Court, reproductive rights, same-sex marriage, and LGBTQ non-discrimination are in the legal crosshairs. Laws and legislation that can be overturned, but a constitutional amendment would truly safeguard our civil liberties.
Like an IUD contraceptive, an Equal Rights Amendment inserted into the Constitution would provide safe, long-lasting protection against unplanned politics. For an accessible breakdown of what that means, listen to episode 20: How to Stop Getting Screwed In the SCOTUS.
Instead of prepping for Gilead, we're encouraging Unladylike pals to use #IUDmyrights to spread the word about why we need an Equal Rights Amendment and how we can make it happen. On our ERA resource page, you'll also find downloadable social images, frequently asked questions and links to organizations dedicated to the ERA cause. To get in touch with us about Unladylike, the ERA and #IUDmyrights, email us. ✊⚡