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An Open Letter to the Media Outlets that are Ignoring a Scheduled, National Rally for Women’s Rights

We Are Woman is a grassroots organization working toward reproductive freedom, equal pay, and the passage of the ERA.

On August 18th, a grassroots organization called We Are Woman will be hosting a national rally for women’s rights on the west lawn of the Capitol. Will you be there?

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Despite Progress, Forced-Adoption Practices Persist Throughout the United States

This has been a good year so far for an international community of mothers seeking redress for millions of forced adoptions that took place in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. 

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I Love Abortion: Implying Otherwise Accomplishes Nothing for Women’s Rights

Suggesting that abortion be “safe, legal, and rare,” and crowing that “no one likes abortion,” accomplishes nothing for women’s rights. Rather than trying to cozy up to the forced-birth camp, women who value their freedom should be proud to say that they like abortion, the one final, definitive instrument that secures our bodily autonomy. 

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Why I Talk to My Kids About Abortion… and Why You Should Talk to Yours

There are myriad important reasons to have the pro-choice abortion conversation – and to keep having it as your pre-schoolers become big kids, tweens, and then teenagers who will soon be facing reproductive decisions of their own.

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My Happy Abortion: One Woman’s Guilt-Free Story

As a young twenty-something, I welcomed two very wanted, well-loved babies into the world.  Once things began to deteriorate between their father and I, I knew without a doubt that any future pregnancy we faced would be terminated. In October 2010, I had an abortion.

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