There is an important backstory to the fight for protecting students from sexual violence. It dates back to 1986, when 19-year-old student Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dormitory room at Lehigh University.
Religious freedom was being pitted against women’s rights to basic health care. What exactly did it all mean for those of childbearing age?
Maatz posited that “the goals of feminism were to create social, political and economic independence—allowing women to take full advantage of life opportunities and to express independent opinions and decisions.”
A classic pro-active personality, Jemison maintained, “The choices we make create the realities of today and tomorrow.”
As long as the separate communities of women are siloed on the Internet, they will only be as strong as their individual voices and agendas.