reproductive rights

How Mainstream Media Failed on the Texas "Feminist Army" Filibuster

Photos of Davis’s pink Nikes went viral, as did images of hundreds of orange-clad protestors. The internet treated the bill like it was the Red Wedding episode of Game of Thrones or the arrival of Hillary Clinton to Twitter. Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar this morning… Devestating news from the Supreme Court: The Voting Rights Act has been gutted and has stripped back... Read more »

Five Things You Need to Know About Texas's Terrible Abortion Bill

Orange-shirted pro-choice protesters fill the Texas legislature. Photo by Nick Swartsell, Texas Observer. The Texas House passed some of the nation’s most... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here’s all the feminist news and views on our radar today… • On Wednesday, Republican senator Lisa Murkowski became the third GOP Senate member to endorse gay marriage. Since then, the... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what we’re reading today! • Prism and the NSA spying program could disproportionately target and affect immigrants and people of color. [Colorlines] •... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Monday! I’m kicking off the week with this round-up of feminist news from around the internets. • Reflections on Father’s Day: Remembering a distant father who... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what we’re reading today. • On Tuesday, CBC aired a poignant interview with Joni Mitchell. The singer spoke about fame, her life as a painter, and giving her daughter up for... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Wednesday! Here’s some of the news that’s on our radar today: Putting Rosie back in the kitchen? Cleaning product company Swiffer responds to recent outrage at their appropriation of Rosie the Riveter in their ads, and... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday, fellow feminist-news junkies! Here’s all the wordy business on our radar this morning. • If you’ve been following the story of Beatriz, the young Salvadorean woman whose pregnancy threatens her life (she has severe medical complications stemming from lupus, and the baby... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Wednesday again! Here’s some feminist news to start your day. The San Francisco Chronicle recently picked up on the fact that no human being is illegal and ... Read more »

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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 »

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 »