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"I Had a Miscarriage." A New Line of Cards Aims to Ease Hard Conversations

For when Hallmark just won't cut it, a doctor created illustrated cards expressing empathy for miscarriage.  Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Animal Friends

Bad ducks, cat ladies, and queer zebras—oh my! On today’s show, we discuss animals in pop culture. Read more »

A Cap and Gown in the Strawberry Fields

22-year-old Eunice Gonzalez discusses growing up and graduating from college as the daughter of immigrant farmworkers.  Read more »

Before You Watch “Orange is the New Black,” Here Are 5 Facts To Know about Pregnancy in Prison

The Bureau of Justice found that nearly 3 percent of women entering federal prison are pregnant upon arrival. Read more »

A Comic About One Woman's Pregnancy

Cartoonist Rebecca Roher drew this beautiful comic for the Moms issue of Canadian feminist magazine GUTS. Enjoy. Read more »

There's No Such Thing As a Post-Baby Body

Notice a trend here? From the Eva Mendes “Sweatpants-Gate” to Kelly Clarkson’s ongoing encounters with fat-shamers, our nation is obsessed with celebrities... Read more »

Pregnant Workers Shouldn't Have to Fight for Their Rights—But They Do

In the workplace, pregnancy should be seen as normal—not as a burden to an employer. Photo via Creative Commons. Parents in the workplace certainly get mixed messages about their legal rights.... Read more »

Sentenced to 41 Years in Prison for a Miscarriage

Indiana has finally succeeded in imprisoning a woman for suffering a miscarriage. On Monday, March 30, 2015, Purvi Patel was sentenced to 41 years in prison... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: How to Talk to Kids About Pop Culture

  As kids, we learn about the world through pop culture—for better or worse. On this week’s episode of Popaganda, we have three discussions about kids and pop culture. First, Tomas Moniz, the founder of Rad Dad... Read more »

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What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »