Feminism and Religion

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  • Heat Wave by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on September 23, 2022 at 7:03 am

    The heat wave was real. Suzie squinted into the afternoon light glinting off her pink ’69 VW. How was that still running, she thought, rebuilt and rebuilt? Work? That’s how. And that’s how she’d keep running. Work. You just had... Read More ›

  • “Guns: The Sanctity of Life” by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on August 26, 2022 at 7:03 am

    What can I say about guns? I want to be like Gabby Giffords and survive I want to be Emma Gonzalez and fight back I want to be I want to talk about how GUNS are less regulated than my... Read More ›

  • A Chorus of Need: I Need an Abortion by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on July 22, 2022 at 7:03 am

    I need an abortion and I can’t get one Because I don’t have the money to fly somewhere else other than …here Where I can’t get one I need an abortion and I can’t get one Because the kid, or... Read More ›

  • From the Archives: I Believe Anita! by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on July 15, 2022 at 7:03 am

    This was originally posted on April 7, 2014 During the past week I attended a Los Angeles premiere of a new documentary Anita: Speaking Truth to Power (Dir: Freida Lee Mock USA, 2013). The screening was sold out and I... Read More ›

  • A Poem for Our Abortion Rights by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on June 24, 2022 at 7:03 am

    Fecundity: the ability to produce an abundance of new growth, but also the ability to produce new ideas And now in the hour of our discontent, we are asked to worry about fecundity. I suppose we can call it that—have... Read More ›

  • photo essay, part 2: bans off our bodies rally by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on May 28, 2022 at 7:03 am

    photos from bans off our bodies rally, long beach ca may 14, 2022 all photos by: marie cartier BIO: Marie Cartier is a teacher, poet, writer, healer, artist, and scholar. She holds a BA in Communications from the University of New... Read More ›

  • photo essay, part 1: bans off our bodies rally by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on May 27, 2022 at 7:03 am

    photos from bans off our bodies rally, long beach ca may 14, 2022 all photos by: marie cartier BIO: Marie Cartier is a teacher, poet, writer, healer, artist, and scholar. She holds a BA in Communications from the University of New... Read More ›

  • Mission, Not Glory: A Dialogue by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on April 29, 2022 at 7:03 am

    Well, he didn’t do it for the glory, that’s for sure. Maybe he did? He’s gone. When you immolate –you’re gone. What glory is there in that? Well, the reason he did it—as I understand it—is because the world is... Read More ›

  • My Favorite President: Hillary by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on March 25, 2022 at 7:03 am

    Can I finally write about that night? Not sure. Here goes. Hillary Clinton. My heart beat. I voted for her every chance I got. Loved her passionately—the way I’ve heard folks talk about working for a candidate with their whole... Read More ›

  • From the Archives: The Feminist Toolbox by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on March 19, 2022 at 7:03 am

    This blog was originally posted on April 4, 2012. There were a significant number of comments which you can read here. This spring I am teaching “Feminist Ethics” at California State University Northridge. For the students’ midterm and final we are... Read More ›