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The Power of Language Versus Data in Texas's Fiery Abortion Debate

In Texas today, 3,543 people signed up to publicly speak their mind on abortion. The capitol building crowd of reproductive rights advocates who turned out to protest... Read more »

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 »

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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 »