This Week in Women: Calling Out Sex Abuse in the Church and the Classroom

It’s hard to believe that sexual asceticism and celibacy rules have nothing to do with what’s going on in the Church—along with a perverted male toxicity whose outlet isn’t in machismo, but rather shame, deviance and exploitation.

Rise Up For Roe!

Demand Justice, Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice America are currently on a cross-country tour calling on feminists to rise up for abortion access and oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

Bold Moves to End Sexual Violence: Providing Space for Healing and Liberation to Incarcerated Women

Like seeds, the systems tries to bury too many mothers behind bars—yet still, they rise.

Girls on the Bus: Young Feminists are Reshaping Politics in Michigan

Two years after helping Donald Trump secure the presidency, Michigan has a new, diverse group of candidates on the ballot—and a sizable group of young women excited to cast a vote for the first time. Ms. spoke to a few of the young women forming a new backbone in Michigan’s political campaigns.

Humanae Vitae and a Half-Century of Harm to Women Around the World

Next week, the Vatican will open the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland—just one month after the ominous anniversary of Humanae Vitae, the Vatican policy banning birth control. While the hierarchy “celebrates” 50 years of Humanae Vitae, a ban that has caused half a century of harm to the world’s poorest communities, and as we […]

No More MANels: How TruCon Diversified the Dialogue on National Security

Every keynote speaker, panelist and other presenter at Truman National Security Project’s recent annual member conference was a woman.

Daring to Remember: What Nursing School Taught Me About Abortion

“Your wife came to the hospital this afternoon,” I told him, “very sick with an infection. She went to an abortionist and something went very wrong.” He clutched his lunch pail, his face registering shock.

Bold Moves to End Sexual Violence: Doing Better by Survivors at the Intersections of Homelessness and Housing

The intersection of sexual assault, homelessness and housing is multi-layered and complex. Sexual violence can jeopardize a person’s housing—and lack of safe housing and homelessness can increase the risk of sexual assault.

What Women Want in Amsterdam (and Around the World)

I interviewed hundreds of women at the 22nd Annual AIDS Conference in Amsterdam—and discovered that, no matter where they are from, women everywhere want the same, universal things.

Capitol Hill’s #MeToo Moment is Long Overdue

I tried to obtain simple information about filing a misconduct complaint against a Representative—and encountered a troubling series of gatekeeping and stonewalling procedures.

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