Every day, Black birthing people and our babies die because our doctors don’t believe our pain. My children almost became a statistic. I almost became a statistic.— Congresswoman Cori Bush (@RepCori) May 6, 2021
I testified about my experience @OversightDems today.
Hear us. Believe us. Because for so long, nobody has. pic.twitter.com/rExrMXzsSQ
When we talk about birthing people, we're being inclusive. It's that simple.— NARAL (@NARAL) May 6, 2021
We use gender neutral language when talking about pregnancy, because it's not just cis-gender women that can get pregnant and give birth. Reproductive freedom is for *every* body. https://t.co/9E9qKRMJTu
When James Carville spoke out about wokeness gone mad and “faculty lounge” talk that is weird and alienating to working class voters, this is precisely what he was talking about.
“Missouri Democratic Rep. Cori Bush hit back Thursday at conservative critics who denounced her use of gender inclusive language rather than focusing on her story of nearly losing both of her children during childbirth.
Bush, a freshman lawmaker from St. Louis, testified at a House Oversight hearing on health risks faced by Black mothers. …
But when Bush posted a video of the heart-rending testimony to Twitter Thursday afternoon, she faced swift backlash on social media for her use of the phrase “birthing people,” a term that includes transgender and non-binary people who give birth.
A slew of prominent conservative accounts criticized Bush. …”
Who talks like this in St. Louis?
I mean outside of the humanities department at St. Louis University which my father-in-law used call the Little Red Schoolhouse? Have you ever seen a normal black person in St. Louis use the phrase “birthing people”? How exactly do trans girls give birth?