I am privileged to help my patients plan their pregnancies and their lives to whatever they can dream up. But I have found that simply promoting contraception does not address the complex role it has in our lives, and unfortunately that can be coercive.
Today, Representatives Lois Frankel and Barbara Lee, alongside 36 members of Congress, introduced a resolution calling for the U.S. government to recommit to its recognition of reproductive rights as human rights.
The Southeast is the battleground in the latest wave of radical attacks on abortion access. But in each state where abortion threats loom, coalitions are gathering forces and fighting back.
The use of solitary confinement for incarcerated pregnant people is an indefensible and cruel practice. Unfortunately, it’s more common than you might think.
When women of color leaders came together six years ago to launch All* Above All, no one talked about the Hyde Amendment. But after years of fighting, organizing and educating people, the tide is turning.
It’s time to kill the idea, once and for all, that we can address climate breakdown and resource scarcity through population control.
Super Happy Fun America’s recent “straight pride” parade in Boston has come and gone—but the ideology that inspired it lingers, and it is not limited to the parade’s homophobia.
Trump’s focus has been on making sure that underserved communities face even greater barriers to accessing the healthcare they need. Black women and all people of color will suffer the most. At this critical time when women’s health and rights are under unprecedented attack, we stand in support of Title X and Planned Parenthood.
Abortion bans place pregnant people seeking abortion under state control and require them to perform involuntary labor. This is a violation of the Thirteenth Amendment.
At this critical time when women’s health and rights are under unprecedented attack, McGill Johnson is a welcomed ally and valuable advocate for reproductive justice. As Black women, we stand with her and look forward to continuing our partnership in the fight for women’s health, rights and justice.