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politics

This Woman Asked Ted Cruz to Take a DNA Test to Prove He's Human

Texan voter Tammy Talpas tells Broadly why she confronted the Republican senator on the campaign trail—and why she has difficulty believing he's an actual human being.
Sirin Kale
4.6.18
birth control
birth control

After 'Egregious Attack' on Birth Control, Five Women Sue Trump Administration

“The new rules, because they basically allow employers to take away that coverage, are going to put women back in the same position of having to decide whether they need to forego birth control because they just can’t afford it.”
Kimberly Lawson
11.1.17
Health
Health

America's Health Care System Kills People—But It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

In Australia, vital services like cancer treatments are free; in the US, countless people struggle to even get screened. We spoke to cancer patients in both countries about the drastic difference single-payer health insurance can make.
Gabby Bess
8.9.17
Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood

Heartfelt Anecdotes from People Whose Lives Were Changed by Planned Parenthood

"I truthfully don't know where I'd be in my life if my friends hadn't taken me to Planned Parenthood."
Ashley Goldsmith
3.17.17
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saddest calendar on the internet

Melania Thinks Seriously Ill Children Should Use the 'Gift of Nature' to Heal

The First Lady's recent comments are timed well with her husband's continued promise to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, threatening the health care coverage of more than 20 million people nationwide.
Amanda Arnold
3.3.17
politics
politics

In Town Halls Across the US, Countless Women Are Standing Up for Abortion Rights

Throughout the country, women are confronting Republican politicians who have pledged to defund Planned Parenthood, forcing them to acknowledge the disastrous effects this would have on millions of people.
Kimberly Lawson
3.3.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Is it Legal for Doctors to Discriminate Against Trans Patients Now?

A federal judge just blocked enforcement of a section of the Affordable Care Act that protects trans people from discrimination in healthcare. We asked an ACLU lawyer to explains what this means for the LGBTQ community.
Diana Tourjée
1.4.17