Results related to “Reproductive Rights”
by Miriam Zoila Pérez on September 23 2014, 12:00PM
Eight states have passed laws banning sex-selective abortions. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently came out publicly against these measures.
Topics: Gender & Sexuality
by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 4:19PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has until August 31 to sign or veto it, or it goes into effect on its own.
by Miriam Zoila Pérez on July 31 2014, 2:17PM
A recent New York Times article erases the role of women of color in the shift away from the term “pro-choice.”
Topics: Gender & Sexuality
by Von Diaz on March 7 2014, 11:45AM
Another bad week in reproductive health rights.
by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 2:15PM
More than just political commentary, the film follows the personal journeys of two young Native Americans who grapple with decisions about their own reproductive health.
by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 9:22AM
Featuring heart-tugging images of toddlers, a new multiracial ad campaign links teen pregnancy to financial strain, heartbreak, fatherlessness and undereducated children. Reproductive justice activists call the tough-love message counterproductive.
by Nia King on January 28 2013, 9:03AM
Readers sound off on the policing of people of color everywhere, from the streets to between the sheets.
by Samara Azam-Yu on January 22 2013, 8:48AM
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Samara Azam-Yu reflects on helping her peers deal with the complex, messy realities of reproductive health in a world without equity.
by Akiba Solomon on November 7 2012, 9:49AM
It’s a cliche to say that the work doesn’t end after Election Day. But people keep saying it because it’s true! Herewith, some takeaways from the past four years and next steps.
by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 5:31PM
Los Angeles based drag queens Willam Belli, Detox, Vicki Vox, Pandora, and Ozma explain what issues “real women” should care about and who they should vote for.
by Akiba Solomon on October 11 2012, 9:54AM
Poor and uninsured women of color are starting to feel the results after two years of relentless attacks on family planning infrastructure. Akiba Solomon reports from Texas.
by Julianne Hing on August 1 2012, 2:40PM
It’s a big day for contraception. But the ins and outs of the policy implementation mean many women won’t get covered.
by Akiba Solomon on April 25 2012, 4:10PM
Some crisis pregnancy centers funded by the government require prospective employees, volunteers and board members to “know Christ as their Savior and Lord.”
by Julianne Hing on March 9 2012, 12:00PM
“My uterus is mine,” says Favianna Rodriguez.
by Akiba Solomon on February 28 2012, 10:19AM
GOP presidential candidates have thrown gender dog-whistle politics into the race pot. It’s looking an awful lot like the odious 1960s Southern strategy.