I had an abortion. Rarely have words packed a more powerful punch.
Take Action: Support Victims of Wartime Rape
Rape during warfare is routinely used to terrorize women and girls around the world. When victims fall pregnant—which, despite Todd Akin’s insistence that rape doesn’t result in pregnancy, it does—they deserve and are entitled to comprehensive healthcare, including abortion. However, because the… Read More ›
“Trapped” Provides Terrifying Glimpse Into the South’s Fight for Abortion Rights
This documentary shines a spotlight on the underhanded laws shutting down clinics around the country under the guise of protecting women.
Online Misogyny is Good for Feminism
Online misogyny is shit, but it’s highlighting just how much feminism is needed.
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Members of the anti-abortion group targeting Planned Parenthood are indicted on felony charges. See the New York Times. TIME condemns the CDC’s condescending alcohol warning that shames and discriminates against women. Mattel embraces a long overdue shift towards more diverse options… Read More ›
5 Recent Victories for Abortion Rights—and The Voices Behind Them
This barreling buildup of abortion rights momentum is headed straight for the Supreme Court and there is no stopping it!
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Governor Cuomo signs two critical bills for pregnant New Yorkers. See RH Reality Check. The Atlantic reports on the the invisible labor women perform around the world. Following Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe mix-up, The Guardian calls attention to the real problem with beauty pageants. The New… Read More ›
The State-Level Court Ruling on Birth Control You Should Pay Attention To
A huge victory for Pennsylvania women, but will SCOTUS follow suit?
Spotlight On: Lizz Winstead
You might know Lizz Winstead as the co-founder and former head writer of The Daily Show (yes, that Daily Show), but she’s also a fierce, devoted reproductive justice advocate.
The #StandWithPP Roundup: Shutdown Narrowly Averted
Our government almost shut down because of government funding for Planned Parenthood. This is the state of affairs in my country.