Olivia is a feminist leader and she’s using her leadership to lead the charge for continued access to the Pap test. For Olivia, who’s sister’s Pap test saved her life, it’s personal.

“Taking steps to ease our minds and protect our bodies should be a human right for every living being. Right now, women are being put in jeopardy of this by the suggestion of newly proposed guidelines that could eliminate the Pap test, leaving women vulnerable to incomplete testing.

In the year 2020 it is absolutely unacceptable that people are still taking away our ability to live a healthy, protected life by having access to a Pap test screening. Latina and Black women already have the highest rate of cervical cancer in the U.S, and more than half the women who developed cervical cancer did not have access to screening. These new guidelines will put even more women at risk and we cannot let that happen!

The Pap test personally saved my sister from cervical cancer, so I know just how necessary it is, and how thankful we all were and are that it was and is required.”

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It is hard to live life without fear, especially in 2020. Taking steps to ease our minds and protect our bodies should be a human right for every living being. Right now, women are being put in jeopardy of this by the suggestion of newly proposed guidelines that could eliminate the Pap test, leaving women vulnerable to incomplete testing. Before the introduction of the Pap test, cervical cancer was the #1 cancer killer of women. Now it's #14. For CENTURIES, men have been passing legislation dictating what women can and cannot do with our bodies and voices. In the year 2020 it is absolutely unacceptable that people are still taking away our ability to live a healthy, protected life by having access to a Pap test screening. Latina and Black women already have the highest rate of cervical cancer in the U.S, and more than half the women who developed cervical cancer did not have access to screening. These new guidelines will put even more women at risk and we cannot let that happen! As all of you know, I am a massive feminist and lgbtq woman. I have watched my father serve on the board of the Democratic Committee in Gwinnett County, GA for the past eight years. He has always done a wonderful job advocating for women, but he even knows only women can speak up for WOMEN'S RIGHTS. Because of this I am stepping up and becoming an official advocate for women’s rights by partnering with PROTECT THE PAP. Men NO LONGER get a say so in what we need to stay safe and cancer free in our own bodies. Please help me bring awareness to PROTECT THE PAP so the Pap test can continue to save countless women’s lives. The pap test personally saved my sister from Cervical Cancer, so I know just how necessary it is, and how thankful we all were and are that it was and is required. Check out @protectthePap or protectthepap.com to learn more! #sponsored Paid for by Protect the Pap #protectthepap #ptp

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