reproductive rights

Popaganda: How Do We Talk About Abortion?

In recent years, though, there’s been a big shift in the way we talk about abortion. People who’ve had abortions have been able to share their stories widely on social media. Though, of course, they’ve faced a lot of pushback and hatred, real people sharing their stories about abortion is... Read more »

Reframing Abortion to Breathe Life into a "Culture of Death"

What if we decided that abortion is beneficial, essential, and sacred—regardless of when life actually begins? Read more »

When It Comes to Reproductive Rights, We Need More Than Science on Our Side

People who don’t support reproductive freedom invoke science too. Read more »

Undecided: The Reliable Romanticizing of Unplanned Parenthood

The temptation to chalk our decisions up to the whims of some larger, intangible force—God, evolution, DNA, nature, life—is a powerful one. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Women of Color Make Election History

Regardless of the midterm election results as a whole, this is a historic moment for women of color in Congress. Read more »

7 Congressional Races That Could Reshape the Country

Here’s the latest on seven key races to pay attention to today. Read more »

Controlling Interest: Revisioning the binary of abortion and contraception

On the left, the right, and everywhere in between, we still hear about “bad” abortion havers and “good” birth-control seekers. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Your Laughter Won’t Protect You

Trump doesn’t care about the crowd, only the roar. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: What Happened to Serena Williams

The U.S. Open final is the latest in a series of recent moments that have left fans of women’s tennis outraged. Read more »

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: The Strategic Disruption of Brett Kavanaugh’s Agenda

What’s at stake if Kavanaugh is confirmed? Everything. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »