When the Personal Becomes Political: Exploring the Power of Abortion Storytelling

Two researchers set out to explore what would happen if women were in an environment in which they felt safe disclosing their reproductive histories—and found that women had the capacity to change their friends’ perspectives with their own stories.

Confronting Women’s Hunger

Women’s groups have come together to bring attention to the gendered nature of the hunger epidemic in the U.S. through the power of art and advocacy with a traveling conversation and immersive exhibit program crossing through dozens of metro areas in 16 months. This is Hunger, which is part museum exhibit, part theater, offers a unique opportunity for guests […]

Because a Period Should End a Sentence, Not a Girl’s Education

In developing countries throughout the world—including Afghanistan, Uganda and India—between 25 and 57 percent of adolescent girls miss school or drop out all together because of their periods. Girl activists from LA and a filmmaker have joined forces to change that.

Turning the Tables

Proposed legislation in Texas confronted anti-abortion laws by attempting to regulate a man’s private masturbatory habits and restrict his ability to purchase Viagra.

Activists Call for Police Reform in Wake of Justine Damond’s Death

Justine Damond, a 40 year-old Australian woman living in Minneapolis, was shot and killed outside her home by police Saturday night after she called 911 to report a potential assault.

Not Another Abortion Movie: “Birthright” Tells the Stories of the War on Women

Birthright goes far beyond the single issue of abortion to spotlight how the anti-abortion movement is intricately connected to a vast number of other issues—and is endangering women’s lives.

Finding a Voice in Turbulence

There is very little differentiation between the personal and the political in Yasmine El Rashidi’s novel “Chronicle of a Last Summer.”

AG Jeff Sessions Spoke Tonight on Behalf of an Anti-Gay Hate Group

Sessions’ speech will be closed to the press.

Still Trapped

Even after the SCOTUS declared—one year ago this week—that the government cannot place an undue burden on a woman’s access to abortion care, laws that contradict this decision still exist across the country.

In the Wake of HB2, Abortion Access Remains Scarce in Texas

“It seems in our moment of victory after the historic Supreme Court decision last summer that reaffirmed our right to safe, legal abortion care, the state legislature has been quick to cut our celebrations short.”

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