Tag Archives: abortion

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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Photo of the Day: Michigan GOP pretends to read fashion mags, claims they understand women

TweetWhat do you do when you’re accused of fighting a “War on Women” because you, for instance, force them to purchase abortion insurance in case they get raped? If you’re the Michigan GOP, you turn it into a hilarious joke. Tweet
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Obvious Child: The movie about abortion we’ve been waiting for

TweetEd. note: This a guest post by Steph Herold on the eagerly anticipated new film Obvious Child, which opens in select theaters tomorrow. Steph works to create culture change around abortion so that we can have many more abortion rom coms. Spoiler alert for general themes, but almost none of the jokes! Think fast: what was the [...]
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