Tag Archives: abortion

A year after the filibuster, pro-choice Texans are still resisting

TweetYesterday was the one-year anniversary of Wendy Davis’ filibuster and the incredible outpouring of support it drew from Texans from all over the state, making it possible in the first place. And though the news from Texas has been a lot of doom-and-gloom about clinic closures and their effects on Texas women, it’s important to [...]
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Songs in the key of choice: Pop music and reproductive justice

TweetEd. note: This radio segment is hosted by Making Contact’s producer, Jasmine Lopez. It is part of a joint reporting project on reproductive rights in pop culture that includes Feministing, Bitch Media, and Making Contact. This work is part of a Media Consortium collaboration made possible in part by a grant from the Voqal Fund. Read the other stories in the series here [...]
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Stories begetting stories: How pop culture reinforces abortion stigma—and can help end it

TweetEd. note: This story is part of a joint reporting project on reproductive rights in pop culture that includes Feministing, Bitch Media, and Making Contact. This work is part of a Media Consortium collaboration made possible in part by a grant from the Voqal Fund. Read the other stories in the series here and here.  One in three women in the US have [...]
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Feministing Chat: Obvious Child

TweetEd. note: The Feministing crew chatted about the eagerly anticipated new rom-com Obvious Child. Read Steph Herold’s guest review here and check if the film has opened in your city yet. Tweet
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The Savita Effect? How abortion policies really get liberalized

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Grace Wilentz. Grace is a feminist activist and writer based in Dublin, Ireland. She is also a member of the South-based feminist alliance RESURJ: Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice. View previous  coverage of Savita Halappanavar and abortion in Ireland here.  At the start of this year, a new law went [...]
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