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Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

The NYC Teens Teaching the Sex Ed They Never Had

Planned Parenthood of New York City's youth health educators are taking it upon themselves to teach reproductive health to the kids facing inadequate or non-existent sex education.
Leila Ettachfini
10.20.17
Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood

After 101 Years of Fighting for Women's Rights, Planned Parenthood Looks Forward

The non-profit has been relentlessly targeted by the GOP since 2010, but with over a hundred years of championing reproductive rights under their belt, Planned Parenthood has no plans to back down now.
Leila Ettachfini
10.17.17
politics
politics

'We Cannot Give In': Sen. Duckworth's Uniquely Personal Stand Against Trump

The junior senator from Illinois talks healthcare, Trump's transgender military ban, and relying on Planned Parenthood when she worked as a waitress in college.
Seamus Kirst
8.11.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

Hundreds of Extremists Plan to Descend on Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic

The EMW Women's Surgical Center is bracing itself for a week-long protest that's bringing together anti-abortion zealots from across the US.
Gabby Bess
7.20.17
birth control
birth control

In These States, You Don't Need a Doctor to Prescribe You the Pill

Despite regressive rollbacks in women's health proposed at the federal level, some state legislatures are actually working to push access to birth control forward.
Kimberly Lawson
7.7.17
politics
politics

GOP Rep Casually Beheads Chicken While Talking About Banning Abortion

It's still early, but Missouri representative Mike Moon may have taken the title for Least Sane Republican of the Year.
Gabby Bess
6.13.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

Missouri Gov Finds Twisted New Way to Fight Against 'Abortion Sanctuary Cities'

Governor Eric Greitens wants to overturn a city ordinance​ that makes it illegal for employers and landlords to discriminate against women who have had an abortion or used contraception.
Kimberly Lawson
6.12.17
Culture
Culture

Wonder Woman Was Created by a Male Feminist Who Loved Bondage and Matriarchy

Although the beloved comic-book character was developed by a very eccentric man, she was also shaped by the suffragists, mistresses, and birth-control activists he surrounded himself with.
Kristin Hunt
6.2.17
politics
politics

Women's Health Week Isn't Anything to Celebrate Under Trump

Happy Women's Health Week! Here is a list of the most disastrous ways the Trump administration has attacked women's health care in the past year.
Callie Beusman
5.16.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

How Can Politicians Claim to Be 'Pro-Life' and Support a Deadly Healthcare Bill?

In a searing op-ed, a representative from NARAL Pro-Choice America lays bare the fundamental hypocrisy of Republican Congressmen and extreme groups who claim to be 'pro-life' while working to pass a healthcare bill that would cause countless Americans...
Hannah Groch-Begley
5.5.17
politics
politics

Republican Lawmakers Say Women Should Go to the Zoo for an Abortion

Missouri senators falsely suggested that the St. Louis Zoo is safer than abortion clinics—and made it clear that they think women's health is a joke.
Gabby Bess
4.7.17
politics
politics

After Pledging to Empower Women, Pence Votes to Deprive Them of Birth Control

Last night, Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a panel on women's empowerment. Today he cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate on a bill that would allow states to strip Planned Parenthood and other family planning centers of federal funding.
Callie Beusman
3.30.17