reproductive rights

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 »

Here’s a Radical Idea: Easy In-Home STD Tests

You'll be able to screen for cervical cancer and STDs without having to go to a doctor.  Read more »

Agents of Ishq Gives Sex Ed a Good Name

Beyond bringing sexuality and desire to the forefront, Agents of Ishq also wants its audience to be more informed about all aspects of sex and sexuality. Read more »

Let It Flow! NYC Funds Free Pads And Tampons for All Schools, Jails, and Shelters

Access to menstrual products is a basic human need. NYC is making it a reality.   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 »

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 »