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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.
by Kavita Das on February 8 2012, 9:22AM
With the dust settling on the Komen for the Cure controversy, Colorlines.com readers have asked, What do I do now? A former Komen program director and permanent women’s health advocate offers some next steps.
by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 12:36PM
A new bill in the House, pushed by the GOP, would separately classify ‘black abortions’ from abortions in general.
by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 12:38PM
The hackers re-designed a Komen banner ad that promoted its marathon to read “Help us run over poor women on our way to the bank.”
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 2:21PM
African-American women are more likely than all other women to die from breast cancer.
by Akiba Solomon on February 1 2012, 10:01AM
Whether they like it or not, defunding Planned Parenthood’s breast health programs makes Susan G. Komen Foundation look anti-choice. And of course, poor women of color will suffer most.
by Akiba Solomon on January 23 2012, 9:21AM
The bad news: According to a new report, anti-choice laws hit a near-record high in 2011. The good news: The Obama administration didn’t buckle to conscience clause bullies hoping to deny women copay-free birth control.
by Akiba Solomon on January 6 2012, 9:17AM
Between the Iowa caucuses and the resurgence of Personhood Mississippi, the reproductive health rights terrain has gotten rougher. Are we ready to navigate it?