Telemedicine Abortion Health Care Now an Option in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, Maine Family Planning is offering telemedicine abortion, operating under a research exception to the FDA restriction.

“The pandemic has really amplified all of the hurdles for folks getting abortions. Telemedicine can help eliminate some of those challenges, allowing people to get care at home. Telemedicine has really helped to make sure that people can access the services that they want.”

Democratic Women’s Caucus Urges Biden-Harris Administration to Take Action to Further Gender Justice

The Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) is urging President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to use the full extent of their executive power to reverse damage done to women’s rights by the Trump administration, and to strengthen and expand women’s rights.

Ms.’s Carrie Baker spoke with Representatives Speier, Lawrence and Frankel about their hopes for the Biden-Harris administration.

College Students Are Filing Record Number of Lawsuits to Fight Sex Discrimination in Athletics

With knowledge of the facts and the law, students are now stepping up to fight for equality by filing Title lawsuits.

“People talk about ‘Title IX compliance.’ We have got to move away from that language because it doesn’t represent the harm that is being done to girls and women. Instead, call it what it is; athletic departments are engaged in institutionalized, intentional sex discrimination.”

“Uplifting the Rights of Girls and Women in the U.S. and Around the World”: Biden and Harris Announce New White House Gender Policy Council

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced the formation of a new White House Gender Policy Council to lead a government-wide effort to address gender disparities in the U.S. and abroad.

TIME’S UP CEO Tina Tchen knows the importance of an all-of-government approach when it comes to uplifting women and girls—since she served as executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls during the Obama administration. Carrie Baker sat down with Tchen to discuss logistics and impact of the newly-formed White House Gender Policy Council—how it will work, what it will do, and why it is so desperately needed.