Posts Tagged abortion

A black woman wearing scrubs, with locs in a headband, looks at the camera while at her desk. She is an abortion provider.

TRAPPED documentary shows us what abortion restrictions really mean

You hear about the ongoing state restrictions against abortion access in the news all too often. But what do they mean for women’s every day lives when summed all together? TRAPPED, a new documentary by Dawn Porter, seeks to show us.

You hear about the ongoing state restrictions against abortion access in the news all too often. But what do they mean for women’s every day lives when summed all together? TRAPPED, a new documentary by ...

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Must watch: Honest and beautiful abortion storytelling by Josh Healey

Last week, the excellent Snap Judgement released their latest episode, and it includes a brilliant personal story by Josh Healey about abortion and all the touching ways that the women in his life have taught him about the crucial importance of safe, legal access.

Last week, the excellent Snap Judgement released their latest episode, and it includes a brilliant personal story by Josh Healey about abortion and all the touching ways that the women in his life have taught him ...

Two refugee women and children sit on a stoop, looking tired and hungry.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

According to the Women’s Refugee Commission, women and girls migrating to Europe face the risk of violence at each stage of their journey, yet governments and NGOs are missing every opportunity to mitigate that risk. 

According to the Women’s Refugee Commission, women and girls migrating to Europe face the risk of violence at each stage of their journey, yet governments and NGOs are missing every opportunity to mitigate that risk. 

In this Dec. 22, 2015 photo, Angelica Pereira holds Luiza outside their house in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Luiza was born in October with a rare condition, known as microcephaly. The Zika virus, first detected in humans about 40 years ago in Uganda, has long seen as a less-painful cousin to dengue and chikunguya, which are spread by the same Aedes mosquito. Until a few months ago, investigators had no reported evidence it might be related to microcephaly. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Latin American countries recommend women delay pregnancy, criminalize abortion

In response to an increase in cases of the Zika virus, multiple Latin American countries have issued recommendations that women delay getting pregnant until the outbreak is under control. The mosquito-borne virus is related to similar infections like dengue, yellow fever and West Nile virus, and is linked to microcephaly, which can cause babies to be born with abnormally small heads and severe brain damage. 

In response to an increase in cases of the Zika virus, multiple Latin American countries have issued recommendations that women delay getting pregnant until the outbreak is under control. The mosquito-borne virus is related to similar infections ...

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Quote of the Day: We are “destroying” our “white culture” with abortions

The 1920’s were in full effect at a Florida state House subcommittee meeting on Monday where an anti-abortion activist insisted that “white culture” is being destroyed because white women are “outside the home, not having babies.”

The 1920’s were in full effect at a Florida state House subcommittee meeting on Monday where an anti-abortion activist insisted that “white culture” is being destroyed because white women are “outside the home, not ...

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