abortion
In my 20s, I had an abortion in a Massachusetts clinic before the protection law was in place. It was like going to the doctor in a war zone.
hobby lobby
abortion
The choice to have an abortion isn’t agonized over, and that is the film's most controversial element.
abortion
The right hasn't really pulled any punches when it comes to making it clear that fetuses are more important than the women who carry them, though it curiously doesn't care a whit for children once they're born.
pro-life
In the early '80s, my mom used to bring me to pro-life rallies as living proof of the superiority of childbirth -- I tried my best to help assemble placards which were helpfully illustrated with poster-sized photos of curled up bloody fetuses.
rh reality check
U.S. abortion providers have become de facto social workers, fundraisers, and travel agents, to name just a few of their ancillary roles.
abortion
Welcome to the Golden State, where the rents are stratospheric, the burritos are delicious, and abortion is that much more accessible.
reproductive rights
Gov. Pat McCrory offered the baked goods to a group of 17 pro-choice protesters outside his mansion. They didn't appreciate the gesture.
abortion
If you work as a pharmacist, OB/GYN, or medical-surgical nurse, there’s a chance you’ll be involved in abortion or contraceptive care. And you need to deal with that. If you don’t want to deal with it, pick another medical specialty.
books
Today is the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which, yay, choice! Everybody clap for reproductive rights -- and the urgent need to defend them. Also, s.e. is in a book and is terrible at self-promotion!
reproductive rights
Cassidy went into labor in her Lakeland, Florida mobile home, and gave birth to a 9-and-a-half pound baby boy on September 19. Several days later, her mother discovered the body in a shoebox in her bedroom.
rape
Who wants to punch a ballot for the guy who thinks rape is comparable to having a child out of wedlock?
reproductive rights
As requested, I wrote this while under the influence of the good drugs from the hospital.
abortion
Are you cool with telling your boss all about your PCOS? Because that's what Arizona's House Bill 2625 would like you to do. Otherwise you might get fired. Or you might get fired anyway. And it would all be totally legal!
birth control
I had my tubes tied because I never want to have kids, and because I don't want to worry that the political tides will shift against my child-free favor.
healthcare
I'm not saying the Texas State Legislature is the only state government run by jerks who hate ladies. But I'm fascinated by their particular mesquite-flavored form of misogyny.
activism
Limbaugh attacked a white woman. A law student. And that has a lot to do with why this incident is making people angry, when Limbaugh’s racism hasn’t sparked nearly the same level of outrage in the past.
birth control
YOU GUYS FINDING FREE CONDOMS IS TOTALLY NOT THAT DIFFICULT, and other nuggets of reproductive wisdom from noted women's advocate, Rush Limbaugh.