Rachel Perrone
Headlines, anniversaries, awareness days and just a little chitchat from the world of reproductive rights and gender justice. (A work in progress, always.)
Created 28 Jan 2020
  • What a country
    04 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Today… is the first day of the Supreme Court term, with (Koronavaugh now participating remotely). in 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat for the first time as a U.S. Supreme Court justice is the start of Me...
  • Don't boo. Vote.
    01 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Today marks the start of: LGBTQ History Month Work & Family Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month (#DVAM) ADHD Awareness Month, but that only goes to about the 5th or so… *rimshot* Italian-American ...
  • I can see a better time
    30 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Today… is the anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, I pray God it’s our last. is International Podcast Day. I still have piles of news and politics in my queue, but especially since pandemic, I’ve picked...
  • Everything's coming up Rachel
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Today… is National Coffee Day (been on it), National Biscotti Day (of course, a perfect partner), National Broadway Musicals Day (hellooooooo) and International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste...
  • May you live in less interesting times
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Today… is International Safe Abortion Day (see also #SafeAbortionDay or #Sept28). in 2000, the FDA approved mifepristone (aka RU-486) for medication abortion. is National Voter Registration Day. marks...
  • Indelible in the hippocampus
    27 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Today… in 1962, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was published. in 2018, Christine Blasey Ford testified in before the Senate Judiciary Committee. is the 12yo’s first day back to online school following ...
  • I can be hurtful, I can be purple
    24 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Today… is National Punctuation Day. (It is‽‽) Embarrassing confession: I just learned, like, last week, that the reason sentences in Spanish will start with an upside-down ¡ or ¿ is to signal how the ...
  • Industry Babymaker
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Today… is Celebrate Bisexuality Day is National Great American Pot Pie Day. 1) Hat-tip to the good people at Marie Callender's who insisted yes, it needs “national” and “American.” Gild that lily, bes...
  • Consider yourself warned
    22 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Today is the first day of decorative gourd season, motherfuckers. is American Business Women’s Day, marking the 1949 founding of the American Business Women's Association but it feels much more fittin...
  • Is this heaven?
    21 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Today… is National Chai Day, for the basic among us who aren’t particularly fond of the PSL. I implicate myself here, absolutely. I love a chai, find the PSL way too sweet. Back in Columbus, ‘bout a h...
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