Melanie Oubre talks Emerge Louisiana, feminism, and supporting the women who will be the next legislators of Louisiana.
I feel lucky to have found other female entrepreneurs all over this city to inspire my efforts. All of these said entrepreneurs have dealt with setbacks and tribulations connected to their gender. Though they don’t deserve an ounce of their adversity, all of the women I spoke with push through these times, and work to keep themselves, and fellow females standing tall.
The fight for female reproductive freedom is far from over. In fact, as Republicans fight to whip up enough votes to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the larger fight over reproductive freedoms may be just beginning.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
Would the Governor of Louisiana prefer firing-squad or frontiersman hanging to lethal injection? Should we make the inmates take 20 paces and duel?
For us at Big Easy Magazine, progressivism isn’t something to apologize for – It’s something to be celebrated and acted on. This weekend, here in New Orleans, is Netroots Nation 2018! There’ll be speeches and meet/greets, but for this voter, it’s all about the panels.
Grace, Humility, Dignity, and Class: Demario Davis Has Made the New Orleans Saints Winners in More Ways Than OneAugust 1, 2018
Regardless of whatever your political views are, the recent crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border regarding the separation of migrant children from their parents while seeking freedom, political asylum, and eventual U.S. citizenship has become one of epic proportions. In any event, the policy was and is a bad one — and NFL star and New Orleans Saints starting middle linebacker Demario Davis had decided that he had seen enough.
Nowadays, if I were to grade myself on a liberal spectrum, I’d be midway between standard Democrat and outright Dem-socialist, which probably makes Our Revolution the best match for me, honestly. No, I’m not a “Bernie Bro”. I voted for Hillary and would make that selection again anytime. As I continue to learn about myself, I’ll make mistakes and successes for sure. But at least I won’t be able to say that I wasn’t looking forward, pressing onward and upward.
We live in Louisiana. We live in a state where there are no laws prohibiting workplace, in school, or housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Yes, we live in Louisiana, so no, marijuana is not legalized for recreational use at this time. But! Not all hope is lost.
You have no power here, Death has no dominion, And though as life, you appear, We see through the haze, your lies. You are truly a cage, And to those of us with open eyes, A cage is death. Freedom is our dominion, Rather than your so called love. Your love is a numbing […]
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