reproductive rights

The Secret Abortion Movement That Revolutionized Feminist Health Before “Roe v. Wade”

“We traveled everywhere, and everywhere there were women who wanted to learn this.”

What’s Very Likely To Happen: The “Roe v. Wade” Endgame Comes to SCOTUS

Today’s case is not about one state’s decision, but about overturning decades of precedent. Read more »

SB 8 Is a Reminder That Abortion Is a Disability Issue

The subject of disability and abortion law doesn’t stop at hypothetical fetuses. Read more »

“My Body, My Choice” Doesn’t Meet the Demand of this Moment

“My body, my choice” is highly individualistic and—in the end—fails to convey the ways we’re bound up with each other. Read more »

What Just Happened: The Texas Abortion Ban

The SCOTUS decision essentially spits on 50 years of constitutional precedent protecting abortion access. Read more »

#FreeBritney: In the United States, Eugenics Is Still Legal

The history of forced sterilization of disabled communities has been hidden for too long, but stories like Britney Spears’ allow us the opportunity to educate and liberate. Read more »

Gestational Mortality Isn’t Just a Cisgender Issue

When we’re considering marginalized people’s bodily autonomy, we must question how we perceive who is allowed to safely make a family. Read more »

Policing, But Make It Girlboss

If we want to protect women and their health, abolition is key. Read more »

Vile Villainization: Why Did Conservatives Attack Chrissy Teigen for Miscarrying?

Teigen’s experience is heartbreaking, but it isn’t uncommon in a country that politicizes and distorts miscarriages. Read more »

Finding Abortion Care Is Even Harder Than It Seems

Abortion is our right and we get to choose what we want for our bodies. Read more »

What Just Happened: A Victory for Abortion Rights

There’s no question that this is good news, but we shouldn’t assume that today’s decision amounts to a wholesale fuck-you to abortion opponents.  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 »

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 »