Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

The dramatic history of American sex-ed films

TweetEd. note: This story is by Bitch Media’s online editor, Sarah Mirk. 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 and here.  In 1948, in a seventh [...]
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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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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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Watch the south’s abortion clinics disappear in one scary GIF

TweetAs I mentioned yesterday, the Louisiana legislature just passed a bill that could close three — possibly four — out of the state’s five abortion clinics. If that sounds disturbingly familiar, it’s because it should. Like similar bills in Texas, Alabama, and Mississippi, Louisiana’s new TRAP-style law requires that abortion providers have admitting privileges at [...]
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Megachurch pastor compares abortion clinics to Nazi concentration camps

Tweet California megachurch pastor James L. Garlow can’t wait for the day when abortion clinics no longer provide abortions and are instead seen as what they really are: modern-day concentration camps.  Tweet
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