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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 »

New Play "Mom Baby God" Goes Behind the Scenes of the Pro-Life Movement

When I first caught sight of a Madeline Burrows, the writer and performer at the center of new play Mom Baby God, I wanted to head straight for the bathroom and hide. She was sporting a side ponytail and pink hoodie, chatting... 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, the tale typically paints the procedure as riskier than it is in real life. That’s the conclusion of the first-ever ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday, folks! Here’s what’s on our radar this morning. • The talk of feminist Twitter since Wednesday morning has been this cover story from The Nation on “Feminism’s... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • They’ve finally cast Wonder Woman! Actress Gal Gadot of the Fast and Furious movies will be appearing as the Amazon in the upcoming... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

There’s a lot of bad news on our feminist radar today.  • Non-violent offenders serving life without parole cost U.S. taxpayers $1.7 billion annually.... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • The “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose” telethon hosted by Sarah Silverman and Lizz Winstead raised... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news on our radar today.  • Today, citizens of Albuquerque are voting on a 20-week abortion ban. [... 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 »