reproductive rights

You Should Never Have to Apologize for Getting an Abortion

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue talks about fighting shame and fear around abortion in the era of Trump.  Read more »

I Hope My Daughter Can Grow Up in a Country Without the Hyde Amendment

Politicians shouldn’t be able to deny a woman’s decisions about abortion just because she is poor. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Dangers of Douching

A comic explains why you should just say no to douching.  Read more »

The Radical Idea of Providing Doulas for Abortions

The Doula Project supports people who make the choice to end a pregnancy. Read more »

New Book "Closer" Explores Important Ground: Women's Orgasms

A voyage through the “orgasmic frontier of female sexuality.” Read more »

Safe Passage: Access to Abortion in India

By constantly focusing on sex-selective abortions and being careless with language and imagery, Indian media has reinforced existing stigma around abortion in general.  Read more »

How "Bojack Horseman" Approaches Abortion With Spot-On Humor

The surreal Netflix show is frank about a personal choice—and also spoofs the ideas of anti-abortion protesters.  Read more »

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  Read more »

Dear Hillary - Please Don't Pick Tim Kaine As Your VP

He’s against full abortion rights. Clinton should be reaching out to the liberal base, not trying to win over conservatives.   Read more »

To the Woman Protecting Indiana from Mike Pence: Thank You!

One judge has blocked unconstitutional laws banning refugees and making abortions much more difficult to obtain.  Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »