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We march for the climate. We march for women.

Things have been pretty bad for Mother Earth lately. Our country currently has a president who believes that climate change is a Chinese hoax and an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head who does not believe in protecting the environment.

College students and abortion rights activists hold signs during a rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The demonstrators are urging an easing of strict limits on abortion that prompted massive protests but were overwhelmingly approved last session. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas’ SB25 Co-Opts Disability Rights to Restrict Autonomy, And I’m Not Buying It

This month, the Texas state legislature advanced an anti-abortion bill that co-opts disability rights to further restricts a patient’s right to choose. The law is awful, but the issue is complicated by the fact that it’s not just people from the conservative right who have used disability rights as a political football – the abortion rights movement has done this, too.

This month, the Texas state legislature advanced an anti-abortion bill that co-opts disability rights to further restricts a patient’s right to choose. The law is awful, but the issue is complicated by the fact that it’s not just ...

Prison guards escort an inmate held in the Administrative Segregation unit to her appointment with the prison's OB/GYN.

Prison That Forces Inmates to Give Birth in Shackles Being Sued

Last week, a former inmate of Milwaukee County filed a lawsuit alleging that multiple pregnant people were forced to give birth in shackles while being held there. This comes on the heels of another lawsuit against the jail in December of 2016, when a newborn baby died shortly after birth. Feministing has covered this issue for years, yet little has changed – our justice system is still actively abusing inmates and claiming it’s for our protection.

Last week, a former inmate of Milwaukee County filed a lawsuit alleging that multiple pregnant people were forced to give birth in shackles while being held there. This comes on ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

On the eve of a historic House vote to take away the ACA, UltraViolet is hosting a call to go over how bad Trump’s health care plan would be for women, and talk through their plan for action in the event of a win or loss tomorrow. You can register here

On the eve of a historic House vote to take away the ACA, UltraViolet is hosting a call to go over how bad Trump’s health care plan would be for women, and talk through their plan for action ...

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