abortion

Unlikely Disciple of Abortion: Dr. Willie Parker’s Sacred Work

Dr. Willie Parker on heteronormative patriarchal Christian traditions, abortion, politics, and his personal saints. Read more »

BitchTapes: Roe v. Wade

45 years later, we’re still fighting for the right to do what we’d like with our wombs. Read more »

Jane, Aired: An Underground Abortion Collective Becomes a Hot Media Property

In a time before abortions were legal or safe, the Jane collective took matters into their own hands, as women before them had always done. Read more »

Drawing the Line: “Comics for Choice” Takes On Abortion Stigma

Sharing their abortion stories helps destigmatize the medical procedure. Read more »

“Underground,” Slavery, and the Meaning of Reproductive Justice

Black mothers have been forced to make difficult choices during and after slavery. Read more »

“Birthright” is the Chilling Documentary All Women Must See In 2017

What becomes of women who can’t access the healthcare they need? Read more »

No Two Sides About It: Being Anti-choice is Anti-Science

Antiabortion activists would have us believe abortion is a two-sided issue, but science says otherwise. Read more »

What's Under the Polish: A Review of "Joy Joy Nails": New Short Film by Joey Ally Explores Salon Workers and Exploitation

What begins with upbeat music and bright pink neon lights quickly shifts into a disturbing drama, plunging the viewer deep into the lives of exploited salon workers. Read more »

Popaganda: Where Abortion Is Illegal

Donald Trump and Mike Pence say they want to ban abortion in the United States. But they seem to have a hazy idea of what that will actually mean. Millions of people around the world know all too well what happens when abortion is criminalized: 25 percent of the world’s population lives... Read more »

Mourning Norma McCorvey: The Story of Jane Roe is a Lifelong Struggle to Heal from Hardship and Abuse

Norma was not wounded by the abortions she didn’t have. She was wounded by life. 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 »