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Read one Texas abortion doctor’s scathing ultrasound informed consent form

In Texas, abortion doctors are required by law to perform an ultrasound and display and describe the image to their patient before the procedure. But the state can’t mandate that they be happy about this intrusion into the sacred doctor-patient relationship. 

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Fucking with Feministing: Send us your Sex Questions!

If you haven’t heard, Feministing provides more than witty coverage of pop culture, politics, and social issues. We also like to keep things sexy, and one of the ways we do that is via our monthly sex advice column, Fucking with Feministing!

If you haven’t heard, Feministing provides more than witty coverage of pop culture, politics, and social issues. We also like to keep things sexy, and one of the ways we do that is via our monthly sex ...

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Arizona school district adds abstinence-only, anti-choice sticker to science textbook

In Arizona, public schools do not have to teach sex education but if they do, they are required by law to stress abstinence. Another state law passed a few years ago requires that public school programs “present childbirth and adoption as preferred options to elective abortion.” 

In Arizona, public schools do not have to teach sex education but if they do, they are required by law to stress abstinence. Another state law passed a few years ago requires that public school programs “present childbirth and ...

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Feministing Jamz: “Pleasure This Pain” by Kwamie Liv feat. Angel Haze

Don’t you love it when two fab people collaborate? Two great artists that we love here at Jamz — Kwamie Liv and Angel Haze — have just released a new song, and it is all [heart eyes emoji]. 

Don’t you love it when two fab people collaborate? Two great artists that we love here at Jamz — Kwamie Liv and Angel Haze — have just released a new song, and it is all ...

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Dee Barnes, the journalist that Dr. Dre brutally beat up in 1991, reflects on watching “Straight Outta Compton’s revisionist history.”

Most Americans are in favor of federal funding for Planned Parenthood

Dee Barnes, the journalist that Dr. Dre brutally beat up in 1991, reflects on watching “Straight Outta Compton’s revisionist history.”

Most Americans are in favor of federal funding for Planned Parenthood

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Map of the Day: The average distance to the nearest abortion clinic in every county

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the Supreme Court, will likely serve as the template for gutting abortion access across the country. 

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the ...

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