Tag Archives: anti-choice

Quick Hit: Here’s what happens if you have a fetal anomaly in Oklahoma

TweetIt’s no secret that Oklahoma is one of the most difficult places in the country to get an abortion. The state has passed almost every anti-choice restriction in the book–an ultrasound law, 24-hour waiting period, parental consent, 20-week fetal pain law, a total ban on medical abortions–forcing the Oklahoma Supreme Court to step in on [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet   Disney undermines a heroine in 4 steps. Edie Windsor, patron saint of modern love. “By August, all they could talk about was Tinder.” Malala wants to be Prime Minister. Ohio’s new abortion restrictions cross the line of legality. The hidden war against gay teens. The government shutdown will hurt survivors of domestic violence. [...]
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Plan B still not over-the-counter for everyone

Tweet Looks like we haven’t fully won the battle over Plan B.  While I have begun to see Plan B over-the-counter in drugstores near me in New York City, that isn’t the case for everyone.  Not only are there logistical setbacks to ensure that all women have access to emergency contraception, the messaging campaign to [...]
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3 things that will surprise about the cast of “Orange is the New Black”

TweetA scientologist, a libertarian, and an anti-choice activist walk into a prison onto a TV set… Much has been written about the Netflix original bougie-bi-white-lady-goes-to-prison-for-a-year-dramedy Orange is the New Black (OITNB). Mychal writes about the show’s exploration of trans issues here. Major smartypants Salamishah Tillet at The Nation looks at the show in the context [...]
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Texas takes a stand for abortion access again today. Here’s what you can do.

Tweet Remember when a horrible anti-choice bill in Texas was defeated just last week in a special session? When folks from all over Texas gathered to voice their opposition, and Wendy Davis filibustered the bill, becoming our new feminist hero? Well, the antis are throwing a temper tantrum and have called another special session. Governor Rick [...]
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