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When a Fetus Is a 'Child' Who Needs Protection, But a Pregnant Teen Isn't

For weeks, a pregnant, undocumented 17-year-old has been held hostage by the government and denied an abortion. She was finally allowed to get one this morning—but that doesn't change the horrific injustice she endured.
Callie Beusman
10.25.17
Opinion
Opinion

Hell Yeah: Sanders' Medicare-for-All Plan Would Guarantee Abortion Coverage

By including universal abortion coverage in his single-payer plan, Bernie Sanders is showing a significant commitment to protecting reproductive rights.
Sejal Singh
9.15.17
Opinion
Opinion

Ending Title IX Guidance Isn't Just Evil—It's Profoundly Stupid

This week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans to roll back Title IX guidelines on campus rape, claiming the current procedures are unfair to the accused. This is simply not true.
Sejal Singh
9.10.17
Kim Wall
Kim Wall

Remember Journalist Kim Wall for Her Outstanding Work and Big Heart

Swedish journalist Kim Wall was uniquely skilled at telling stories with sensitivity and compassion. In the aftermath of her tragic death, we should do her the same honor.
Anna Codrea-Rado
8.24.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

BLM Co-Founder: It Is Our Duty to Dismantle White Supremacy

Patrisse Marie Cullors of the Black Lives Matter movement shares her thoughts on Charlottesville and the actions we need to take to move forward in the face of extreme bigotry.
Patrisse Marie Cullors
8.23.17
Sex machina
Sex machina

When Does Constant Texting Count as Cheating?

If you're constantly sending emotionally intimate but totally nonsexual messages to a "close friend" who is probably romantically interested in you without telling your significant other, are you being unethical?
Maria Yagoda
8.22.17
Opinion
Opinion

Trump's New Immigration Plan Screws Over Women the Most

The RAISE Act, unveiled this week, has been lambasted by critics as discriminatory and xenophobic. It also directly attacks the paths to immigration that a majority of women rely on.
Amanda Sakuma
8.4.17
Opinion
Opinion

If You Support Anti-Abortion Democrats, You Should Expect Anti-Woman Policy

Compromising on the right to choose will have disastrous consequences. Democrats need to acknowledge that fact.
Callie Beusman
8.2.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

The Global Gag Rule Isn't 'Pro-Life'—It's Lethal

In her op-ed for Broadly, Senator Jeanne Shaheen explains how the anti-abortion policy expanded under Trump will leave millions of the world's poorest women injured or dead—which is why she is co-sponsoring a bill to permanently repeal it.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen
7.31.17
Opinion
Opinion

The Dept. of Education Is Taking Misogynists More Seriously Than Rape Survivors

I work with a rape survivor advocacy group that was barred from meeting with Betsy DeVos yesterday. Watching her Department of Education meet with "men's rights" groups and spout rape myths isn't just disheartening—it's dangerous.
Sejal Singh
7.14.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Viewers Don't Want to Watch Tragedy Exploited on Reality TV

Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson are returning for the reunion episode of "Bachelor in Paradise," but history shows bringing public scandals into reality TV after the fact never bodes well.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.13.17
crime
crime

What I Learned After My Study on Men Secretly Removing Condoms Went Viral

When a law review article I wrote about nonconsensual condom removal—or "stealthing"—went viral, I knew I'd struck a chord with countless victims throughout the world. But I worry about how politicians are responding to this new class of crime.
Alexandra Brodsky
5.24.17