How Cosmopolitan and the feminist movement became unlikely allies

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Cosmopolitan Magazine, recently in the news again for being dropped from checkout stands by Walmart, helped to push the sexual revolution of the 1960s. It did so by creating a “persona” of the perfect woman it labeled the “Cosmo Girl.” In her book, “Subverted: How I helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement,” author Sue Ellen Browder claims that the Cosmo Girl was a “mask the single girl, lonely and alone in the world, could put on to turn herself into the object of a man’s sexual fantasies.” Browder knows this well; she worked for Cosmopolitan Magazine under the direction of its editor, Helen Gurley Brown.

Image: Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan editor

The Cosmo Girl was “an illusion”

Helen Gurley Brown took over Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1965, when the magazine’s circulation was falling. A report by the New York Times detailed…

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Feminist icon: The way we sold abortion to public caused ‘lack of reverence for life’

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Feminist icon Betty Friedan, a founding leader of the National Organization for Women (NOW), which bills itself as the first national organization to endorse the legalization of abortion, admitted that it was pro-abortion men who drove the push to legalize abortion. Friedan, who falsely claimed she “started the Woman’s Movement,” was once granted the “Humanist of the Year” award. She authored the book, “The Feminine Mystique,” which didn’t even mention abortion in its first publication. Friedan has been quoted as saying, “Ideologically, I was never for abortion. Motherhood is a value to me, and even today abortion is not.”

But the NOW founder was eventually convinced — by these patriarchal men — to push abortion as part of NOW’s official platform.

Friedan’s admission to NARAL supporters was captured in CSPAN’s 1989 video, “Who Decides? Political Action for Pro-Choice.” She referred to…

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Cosmo writer: Men pushed reluctant women’s movement to demand legal abortion

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Author Sue Ellen Browder once aligned with 1960’s pro-abortion feminism. As a former writer for Cosmopolitan Magazine, she was also complicit in promoting the sexual revolution, which she now believes reduced women to ambitious sex objects. After years of research, Browder concluded that her thinking was being manipulated by a propaganda machine which would unite two movements — the feminist movement and the sexual revolution — to push abortion. She compiled her findings in the captivating book, “Subverted: How I Helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement.”

Browder, who was trained as investigative journalist at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, spoke in an interview with Live Action founder Lila Rose:

“People don’t remember how bad it was for women”

“In 1963, that was the relaunch of the women’s movement in the 20

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Big Decisions 2016

Excellent info about a horrible Comprehensive Sexuality Education Curricula. Parents beware!

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The differences between Big Decisions 2016 and the previous version can be subtle in some areas.  But with close analysis, we see big steps towards the gender fluidity messages for young people.

For example, there is a discussion on anatomy.  Here is the introduction for the teacher to give –

anatomy slides instructions

Then the slides are labeled Reproductive System, Outside and Inside without references to Male and Female.

Teachers are told –

“It is important to maintain a safe, respectful, and inclusive learning environment for all students, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and students who are questioning or unsure of their orientation or gender… not all students who identify as males have a penis and testicles. Likewise, not all who identify as female have a vagina and a uterus.”

An analysis of Big Decisions shows that this Comprehensive Sex Education program contains 15 of the Harmful Elements of CSE.

https://www.comprehensivesexualityeducation.org/wp-content/uploads/15-Harmful-Elements_Big-Decisions-v2016_final-1-1.pdf

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Is Abortion industry push for more Black/ minority abortions reminiscent of eugenics?

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Abortion industry pushes for more minority abortions in TV and movies

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Going hand in hand with Planned Parenthood’s announcement that abortion would be its number one focus in 2019 come plans to promote abortion as normal in movies and TV. This effort to change the so-called “stigma” that surrounds abortion by “working with content creators on honest and authentic portrayals of abortion in film and television” will include creating more portrayals of “women of color (WOC)” obtaining abortions — something that should raise the eyebrows of anyone who knows about the eugenic history of Planned Parenthood.

The move comes as women of color are experiencing declining abortion rates.

Planned Parenthood’s former “special affiliate,” the Guttmacher Institute, found that “Black women had the highest abortion rate in 2014 (27.1 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age) and white women had the lowest…

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Planned Parenthood staffers: toxic work environment, pregnancy discrimination, intimidation, prioritizes profit over care

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As employees speak out, Planned Parenthood’s mask begins to crack

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A new phenomenon appears to be taking place at Planned Parenthood. In what was a shock to many, in 2018, political activist president Cecile Richards suddenly announced her resignation, followed by that of VP Dawn Laguens and VP of Communications, Kevin Griffis, among others. Planned Parenthood hired ER doctor Leana Wen — who has called abortion “health care” — to replace Richards, and vowed that abortion will be its focus in 2019. But at the same time, employees of the so-called “women’s rights organization” are spilling long-held secrets and exposing inner workings and toxic attitudes of the organization, founded 100 years ago by eugenicist Margaret Sanger. While these revelations might come as a surprise to pro-choicers, pro-lifers know that the organization’s roots have been rotten since its inception.

Lower level staffers revolt against Planned…

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Tell President Trump to VETO HR4174

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Congress just passed HR 4174- Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking Act (FEPA). This is a massive data mining bill which enables data linkage, encourages data sharing between agencies, and expands data access.

Only 17 Representatives voted against this detrimental bill. THANK YOU: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2018/roll484.xml

Tell President Trump to VETO HR4174!

Why? Because:

1) It’s flat-out creepy to mandate linked databases without informed consent of individuals whose pii is to be nationally accessed;

2)  the “fact sheet” for HR4174 is a deceit sheet; and

3) the bill’s so long, wordy, and was cheated out of any hearing or debate before being passed, that too many of the “good guys” wrongly voted for it.

USPIE Advisory Board member Christel Swasey makes a plea to President Trump in her latest letter regarding HR4174.

Please email and tweet President Trump and other people to ask him for a veto on HR 4174, Evidence Based Policymaking. They’re…

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