What If Every Abortion Clinic in Louisiana Closed?

In New Orleans, access to abortion is becoming more and more off-limits. Photo by Viewminder.  All across the country, conservative political groups are ... Read more »

Last Year, 52 Percent of Abortion Clinics Faced Threats and Intimidation

We need to investigate clinic violence. A survey from the Feminist Majority Foundation of 242 abortion-... Read more »

Nicki Minaj Shows the Importance of Fighting Abortion Stigma

Nicki Minaj recently told Rolling Stone that she is pro-choice. Photo by Christopher Macsurak. There is danger in a single story, as award-winning author ... Read more »

The United States Gets a C Grade on Reproductive Rights

Your rights shouldn’t depend on your zip code. Read more »

The Bizarre Tradition of Anti-Choice Christmas Caroling

Ah, the holidays. A time of year where music fills the air with songs of peace and joy—and abortion? Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Sex, Condoms, and Abortion in Pop Culture

In this episode, we look at the way movies and music discuss reproductive rights, including an analysis of Nicki Minaj lyrics, a history of American sex-ed films, and an exploration of the how movies make abortion seem... Read more »

How Pop Culture Reinforces Abortion Stigma—and Can Help End It

New film “Obvious Child” stars Jenny Slate as a 20-something in Brooklyn who gets an abortion. One in three women in the US have an abortion in their lifetimes, while nearly 40 percent of Americans claim they do not know anyone who has had an abortion. I left the latter group, not... Read more »

Five Ways "Obvious Child" Rewrites Hollywood's Backward Stance on Abortion

If you’ve already seen the new, Sundance-anointed comedy Obvious Child, you’ll likely agree that it’s the... Read more »

It's a Problem When Laws Try to Protect Fetuses—But Not Pregnant Women

A Texas protester rallies against the state’s recent abortion rights restrictions. Photo by Mirsasha. Is it possible to advocate for fetuses and babies without advocating for pregnant women... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Texas Laws are Just the Worst.

A Texan succinctly protests the state’s restrictive anti-... Read more »


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 »