Protect Your Heart: Connecting the Dots Between Maternal Health and Heart Health

For mothers, caring for our heart health is one more way we can show love for our children.

Ten Ways to Share Non-Toxic Love on Valentine’s Day (and Everyday)

Changing our daily actions isn’t enough—but today (and everyday), you can join our movement to spread non-toxic love. Here are ten ways to start.

Radical Romance: Examining Our Disruptive Affection for AOC

I felt a heart-warming spark of hope as I stamped my frozen feet this January in New York City, awaiting my beloved Ocasio Cortez at the 2019 Women’s March. Maybe we have finally wiped the fairy dust out of our eyes. Maybe we have started building a future that is not about our own individual love stories, but our love for humanity and our love for the Earth.

How Anti-Abortion Laws Hurt Pregnant Women

State legislatures have been passing laws to restrict abortion at breakneck speeds in the last decade—and their latest strategy is to do so by granting rights to fetuses. These laws take away pregnant women’s rights, whether those women intend to terminate their pregnancies or to give birth.

From Sexism to Sex Abuse in Southern Baptist Churches

I grew up Southern Baptist. I hold degrees from a Southern Baptist seminary. I taught at a Southern Baptist college. And I left the Southern Baptist Convention nearly 25 years ago because of their misogyny, anti-feminism and homophobia—but now, with headlines emerging about widespread abuse in the church, I feel compelled to offer an insider/outsider perspective.

ERA YES Pins: Fashionable (and Feminist) as Ever

The audience was awash in a sea of “suffragette white” during President Trump’s State of the Union Address last week—with a sprinkle of “equal rights green.”

10 Reasons Feminists are Wary of Neomi Rao

Donald Trump has nominated Neomi Rao to fill now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s vacated seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. If confirmed, she would sit on the most powerful and high-profile bench in the country beyond the Supreme Court—and shape the future of law with a distinctly anti-feminist perspective.

International Law Demands the U.S. Do Better on Abortion Policy

New lawmakers in Congress were eager to challenge Trump’s Global Gag Rule—but Presidential memoranda are not the only barriers to bringing U.S. foreign assistance policy in line with international human rights and humanitarian law.

In the Wake of #NunsToo, It’s Time for Repentance and Conversion

The sexual abuse of nuns is not the problem. It’s the symptom. The problem is patriarchy—and the church’s participation in, benefit from and maintenance of sexist structures of power.

The State of Paid Leave

It has been encouraging to see politicians on both sides of the aisle signal their support for a national paid parental leave plan in the days since President Trump’s State of the Union address. With any legislation, however, the devil is in the details—and the plan proposed by the administration to date is devilish indeed.

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