While the gestures of support from neighbors and allies are appreciated, outsourcing abortion care is not a solution to the problems overturning Roe v. Wade will exacerbate. International medical travel creates new forms of suffering, even as it may alleviate others.
Author: Alyson O'Daniel
Alyson O’Daniel is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Indianapolis. She is the author of the book, Holding On: African American Women Surviving HIV/AIDS and co-editor of the book, Sociopolitics of Migrant Death and Repatriation: Perspectives from Forensic Science. She is currently a fellow with the OpEd Project.
I Love Lizzo—But Body Positivity Isn’t Enough to Fight Racialized Misogyny
Pop singer Lizzo is known for spreading body positivity, an important message for girls and women—but body positivity alone cannot solve the problem of racialized misogyny.