abortion

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 »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday, fellow feminist-news junkies! Here’s all the wordy business on our radar this morning. • If you’ve been following the story of Beatriz, the young Salvadorean woman whose pregnancy threatens her life (she has severe medical complications stemming from lupus, and the baby... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning, folks! Here’s all the feminist and feminist-adjacent news on our radar this fine morning. • Who says online activism doesn’t get results? Reebok has dropped Rick Ross as a spokesperson in the wake of his... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Ready to start your weekend off right with a big bowl of healthy links from around the web? • Tyler Perry’s new movie, Temptation, looks to be a moralizing mess. But it’s also dangerously... Read more »

4 Ways our Government Regulates Sexuality, Beyond the Same-Sex Marriage Ban

  This week, we’re all hoping that the Supreme Court will rule on the side of all that is fair and good and affirm the rights of gay and lesbian people to be married. But while we’ve got our thumbs on champagne corks, anxiously waiting to celebrate, let’s just take a breath... Read more »

Why North Dakota's Abortion Ban is a Win for Right-Wingers—Even if they Lose

  The North Dakota legislature approved a “personhood” measure for the ballot last week—if the governor signs off on the measure, voters will decide in 2014... Read more »

Generation Roe is the Abortion Politics Book We've Been Waiting For

Finally: A smart book about abortion that doesn’t hew to a party line. Sarah Erdreich’s Generation Roe: Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement, is an incisive and comprehensive overview of the current... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Half-way through the week and here’s what we’ve been reading up on for the day: Are you also upset about CNN’s coverage of the Steubenville rape case?  ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning Bitch readers! Here’s your daily feminist news, fresh off the press.  • The Pakistani schoolgirl activist attacked by the Taliban speaks out and announces the creation... Read more »

BiblioBitch: When She Woke

Feminist book-lovers will already be long familiar with novels depicting the rollback of reproductive rights, such as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Misconceiver, and Woman on The Edge of Time. So is there room for another book looking at a the consequences of... Read more »

Pages

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 »