Another Egregious Attack on Reproductive Health by Trump Administration

John Barsa, administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has asked for all references to sexual and reproductive health to be removed from the UN’s Global Humanitarian Response Plan. Barsa claims the U.N. is using the pandemic to advance access to abortion by including it as an “essential” health service.

Here’s the thing: Abortion is essential health care —including during a pandemic.

Donald Trump Reminds Me of the Abusive Men I Treated

“For many years, I worked as a psychologist treating abusive men. Most of the men I treated had a patriarchal belief system and thought they were entitled to certain privileges because they were men. I especially worried about patriarchal men with narcissism and antisocial behavior, since they became aggressive quickly.

“President Trump reminds me of them.”

She VP? Moving Beyond a Female Vice President To Equity

Last November—when four female senators were still in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination—83 percent of Democratic voters said that they were “enthusiastic” about voting for a female candidate. However, only 33 percent of voters in either party said that they thought their neighbor would vote for a female candidate.

Trump’s “Opening Our Country” Council: Where are the Women?

“What I want to know is: Where are the women?” asked Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) before walking out on an all-male opening panel in a 2012 congressional hearing on contraception coverage in Obamacare. Fast forward to 2020—and Maloney’s question still resonates. President Trump announced his “Opening Our Country Council” last week—with 220 men and a paltry 20 women.