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Why Texas Abortion-Restriction Laws are a National Problem

Today, thousands of Texans are crowding their state capitol, protesting Governor Rick Perry special legislative session to consider a bill (now known as HB2) that would ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news on our radar today. • First of all, tell Governor Rick Perry that he’s full of bad ideas. • With the Supreme Court ruling that DOMA is unconstitutional, binational same-sex couples will no longer be... Read more »

How Mainstream Media Failed on the Texas "Feminist Army" Filibuster

Photos of Davis’s pink Nikes went viral, as did images of hundreds of orange-clad protestors. The internet treated the bill like it was the Red Wedding episode of Game of Thrones or the arrival of Hillary Clinton to Twitter. Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar this morning… Devestating news from the Supreme Court: The Voting Rights Act has been gutted and has stripped back... Read more »

Five Things You Need to Know About Texas's Terrible Abortion Bill

Orange-shirted pro-choice protesters fill the Texas legislature. Photo by Nick Swartsell, Texas Observer. The Texas House passed some of the nation’s most... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here’s all the feminist news and views on our radar today… • On Wednesday, Republican senator Lisa Murkowski became the third GOP Senate member to endorse gay marriage. Since then, the... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what we’re reading today! • Prism and the NSA spying program could disproportionately target and affect immigrants and people of color. [Colorlines] •... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Monday! I’m kicking off the week with this round-up of feminist news from around the internets. • Reflections on Father’s Day: Remembering a distant father who... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what we’re reading today. • On Tuesday, CBC aired a poignant interview with Joni Mitchell. The singer spoke about fame, her life as a painter, and giving her daughter up for... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Wednesday! Here’s some of the news that’s on our radar today: Putting Rosie back in the kitchen? Cleaning product company Swiffer responds to recent outrage at their appropriation of Rosie the Riveter in their ads, and... Read more »

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »