What is Consent? The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) defines consent as a mutual agreement between partners about what they want their sexual experience to be. While some consider consent to simply mean “no means no,” experts say that line of thinking puts all of the pressure on one person to “resist or accept.” Alternatively, […]
City Council Unanimously In Favor Of Funding Abortion — Now Meet The Groups Providing Practical Support To Austinites
In our last blog post, we talked about the Austin community members’ recent demand to the City Council to continue the practical support program for people seeking abortions, historically implemented last year. While $150,000 was allocated to the program, reproductive rights groups and advocates called for local officials not only to continue providing that funding […]
Last year, Austin made history when the City Council approved a first-of-its-kind budget amendment that allocated $150,000 in funding to provide practical support, like childcare, transportation, and other logistical needs to people seeking abortions.