reproductive rights

Renee Bracey Sherman Is the Beyoncé of Abortion Storytelling

She has been an integral part of the national and global fight for reproductive justice for quite a while now.

This Week in Our Bodies: Population Control Isn’t the Answer to the Climate Crisis

Your weekly update on reproductive rights, and how to join the fight. Read more »

This Week in Our Bodies: Abortion Rates Have Dropped in America, but Not for the Reason You Think

Your weekly update on reproductive rights, and how to join the fight. Read more »

This Week in Our Bodies: How Austin, Texas, Is Helping Fund Abortion Access

Your weekly update on reproductive rights, and how to join the fight. Read more »

Nest Eggs: The Booming Baby-Shower Industry Empowers Anti-Choicers

Baby showers and gender-reveal parties reinforce a dangerous narrative perpetuated by anti-choice groups. Read more »

Beyond the Back Alley: Activist Rebecca Gomperts Is Reshaping Last-Ditch Abortion Care

An interview with the doctor who will mail abortion medication anywhere in the United States, despite an FDA threat. Read more »

Backtalk: The Devil Works Hard But Anti-Abortion Politicians Work Harder

This week, Dahlia and Amy discuss the recent passage of the most severe abortion ban in Alabama and what this could mean for Roe v. Wade and abortion access across the country. Anti-abortion politicians continue to argue for the sanctity of life and the personhood of a fetus while ignoring... Read more »

Want to Fight Heartbeat Bills? Pay for Abortions

The National Network of Abortion Funds is a network of local grassroots organizations that make the legal right to abortion actually possible. Read more »

Heartbeat Bills Are Part of the Endgame for “Roe v. Wade”

Unprecedented levels of anti-abortion legislation at the state and national level are happening more frequently and becoming more extreme. Read more »

What Just Happened?: Ohio Just Effectively Banned Abortion

The six-week abortion ban known as the “heartbeat bill” is now law in Ohio. Read more »

How Planned Parenthood Became a Safe Haven for Queer Women

Until the mainstream medical community learns to recognize queer women’s right to affordable, queer-inclusive care, Planned Parenthood will remain an essential, valuable resource. Read more »

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The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... 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 »