Post Tagged with: "reproductive rights"

Elisabeth Moss On Why ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Indeed A Feminist Story, & A Warning To “Stay Woke”

Elisabeth Moss On Why ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Indeed A Feminist Story, & A Warning To “Stay Woke”

By now you have either binge-watched the entire first series of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on HULU or are at the very least familiar with the story. It centers around Gilead: […]

July 13, 2017 ×
New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

If you’ve been watching ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on Hulu and are equally terrified and entertained by how a book written in the mid-1980’s could hit so shockingly close to home […]

May 24, 2017 ×
Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

By Nick Cesare In 1977, the first in vitro fertilization procedure (IVF) was carried out in the UK. Several decades later, the phenomenon known as medical tourism began to take […]

May 22, 2017 ×
NURX Is More Than Just A Birth Control App, It Is An Important Resource In An “Alternative Fact” World

NURX Is More Than Just A Birth Control App, It Is An Important Resource In An “Alternative Fact” World

We’re not kidding when we talk about “alternative facts” in the world of reproductive healthcare. For most of us who take an interest in the amount of anti-abortion bills being […]

May 11, 2017 ×
Kenya Looking To Overhaul Its Sex Education Curriculum Away From Abstinence-Only Teachings

Kenya Looking To Overhaul Its Sex Education Curriculum Away From Abstinence-Only Teachings

Sex education is an important part of youth development, and can determine many factors in the life of an adult when it comes to health, sex, and decisions surrounding both. […]

May 9, 2017 ×
Author Kelly Oliver Tackles IVF & Assisted Reproductive Technologies In Latest ‘Jessica James’ Novel

Author Kelly Oliver Tackles IVF & Assisted Reproductive Technologies In Latest ‘Jessica James’ Novel

By Kelly Oliver Not so long ago pregnancy was something to be hidden, a private matter that required modesty in dress and behavior. Now sexy pregnant bodies and protruding baby […]

May 1, 2017 ×
If ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Has Got You Worried About Our Current Political Situation, You Aren’t Alone…

If ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Has Got You Worried About Our Current Political Situation, You Aren’t Alone…

With every new and outrageous anti-choice piece of legislation that gets introduced across America, we’re pretty sure we aren’t the only ones getting a creepy feeling that Margaret Atwood’s 1985 […]

April 19, 2017 ×
Illustration Series Shows Disney Princesses Trying To Visit The OBGYN Under A Trump/Pence Administration

Illustration Series Shows Disney Princesses Trying To Visit The OBGYN Under A Trump/Pence Administration

You may remember a series of illustrations and messages we shared a year ago created by writer and sexual health advocate Danielle Sepulveres, and visual artist Maritza Lugo. With the […]

February 15, 2017 ×
Trump’s Reaction To The Women’s Marches Around The U.S & The World Shows How Important Protests Are

Trump’s Reaction To The Women’s Marches Around The U.S & The World Shows How Important Protests Are

By Diane Meers Millions of women, men and children marched in unprecedented numbers in cities around the world on January 21st, the day following the inauguration on Donald Trump as […]

January 27, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Planned Parenthood Releases Timely “Stories Of Care” Web Series

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Planned Parenthood Releases Timely “Stories Of Care” Web Series

There couldn’t be a better time for a web series like this. In light of Donald Trump becoming president, the threat to women accessing the full range of healthcare allowed […]

December 16, 2016 ×
The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

It seems bizarre that such a heated and polarized topic like abortion, well known to MANY Americans, is very rarely brought up in fictional story lines in the entertainment world. […]

November 4, 2016 ×
Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

By April Avant “It’s not you, it’s me.” The politics of abortion access is a lot like that shady boyfriend you dated once upon a time. They get close and […]

October 4, 2016 ×
Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Most people are familiar with the current heightened hysteria around the issue of abortion in the United States. We have covered numerous aspects of the issue, from the various state […]

August 25, 2016 ×
India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

More of this, world leaders! Recent news out of India shows the call for gender equality and more government accountability in the country’s deeply ingrained violence epidemic is slowly being […]

July 28, 2016 ×
Samantha Bee Talks Feminism, Not Replacing Jon Stewart, & Being In Her IDGAF Years

Samantha Bee Talks Feminism, Not Replacing Jon Stewart, & Being In Her IDGAF Years

If you don’t know what “IDGAF” stands for, Google it. That’s the suggestion of late night TV comedian Samantha Bee, host of ‘Full Frontal’ on TBS, who says she is […]

May 30, 2016 ×