The National Network of Abortion Funds’s new video outlines the necessity of abolishing stigma around abortion, the ways in which politicians have attempted to prohibit our constitutionally-guaranteed right to reproductive healthcare, and the importance of abortion funds.
Betsy DeVos announced that undocumented students will not receive any of the $6 billion package for universities to provide relief for students whose lives and educations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
This global health crisis may be the best opportunity to come along in recent years for the labor movement to revamp their mission to transform the economy and benefit the working class.
With reproductive healthcare in Texas still very much in the air—changing at least five times in two weeks—Arrambide spoke to Ms. about the current state of reproductive healthcare in Texas and the ways that we can encourage our representatives to ensure that abortion be considered essential care.
For the next few months, we can rely on our collective resilience and commitment to stay engaged with the world around us—even if that engagement is happening on an individual or virtual basis.
Late last month, a letter was sent out to Congress urging the funding of important programs in support of gender equality in the Fiscal Year 2021. It reads: “Advancing the political, economic, and social status of women and girls should be an essential component of U.S. Government efforts to promote global stability and strengthen our national security.”
On March 18, the founder of the WP Theater—formerly known as The Women’s Project—Julia Miles passed away after a long life of mentoring and producing work in the theatre industry for and by women.
In clinics in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kentucky, anti-choice protesters have continued to show up, refusing to comply with the pressure for people to practice social distancing and shelter-in-place. Protesters are gathering in front of clinic doors, walking up to patients, and even shoving unwanted pamphlets and gift sacks into patients’ hands and through car windows.
Vast numbers of people across the country are being told to stay home. But experts warn this will lead to an increase of domestic abuse occurring within households. We spoke to Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of the YWCA USA, about the impact this virus is having on households across the U.S. and the ways we can all help protect those who are most vulnerable to domestic abuse during this time of self-quarantining and self-isolation.
Tony-winning Broadway and off-Broadway publicist, producer and press agent Irene Gandy was the latest industry titan to open up about her career for the Oral History Project at the League of Professional Theatre Women.