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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 »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news that’s on our radar today! • Senate Democrats have just put forward the first piece of national legislation in nearly 10 years that aims to protect... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news on our radar today.  • Same-sex marriage passed in Hawaii! Couples can get married starting December 2nd. Yay! [... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • Check out six viewpoints on the question: “Are ‘trans rights’ and ‘gay rights’ still allies?” [NYT]  • The... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • We’re in the money! Married same-sex couples that weren’t able to file their federal taxes together are now eligible... Read more »

I Read a Bunch of Anti-Choice Memoirs So You Don't Have To

For the last four years I have been researching and writing about abortion rights and access, the... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

• Department-store chain Macy’s, along with other retail giants like Kroger, spent this summer lobbying Texas governor Rick Perry to veto the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Sign... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Monday! Here’s all the feminist news on my radar!  • Dancing teddy bears and boy bands? Oh my. In case you missed the... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Welcome to the week! Here’s all the feminist news on our radar this morning.  • So long, boys versus girls! Germany will allow parents to leave gender blank on birth... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

• Conservative pundits like Ross Douthat have pointed out that Texas’s abortion restrictions are quite similar to the no-abortion-past-the-first-trimester policies in many Western European countries. But, as Katha Pollitt points out,... 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 »