The anti-choice front group behind a series of videos spreading misinformation about Planned Parenthood deceptively edited footage in “undercover” videos to alter the meaning of dialogue and removed portions of footage the organization claimed were “full footage.”
Regardless of whether the freshmen’s objections are legitimate, in my own estimation, co-opting this particular controversy at Duke into a discussion of trigger warnings is to compare apples to oranges.
Targeting O’Donnell’s personal life is, unlike, say, Josh Duggar, unlikely to influence public perceptions of the anti-choice movement as a whole. To target her and open her up to harassment based on her sexual preferences was wrong.
Though limited in scope, Rachel Hills’ The Sex Myth nudges readers to consider how sexual behavior impacts self-esteem and membership in desired social groups within secular Western culture.
On Friday, Sharona Coutts, vice president of investigations and research at RH Reality Check, joined Dr. Willie Parker in a segment on Democracy Now! about the recent attacks against Planned Parenthood and its fetal tissue donation program. A recent RHRC investigation suggests the group behind the current attempts to defame the health-care provider might have committed credit card fraud.
RH Reality Check Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson on Misleading Planned Parenthood Videos: ‘It’s a Really Elaborate Ruse’
RH Reality Check‘s Jodi Jacobson recently appeared on The Big Picture and explained the “elaborate ruse” used by the Center for Medical Progress in order to mislead the public about services provided by Planned Parenthood.
True Detective‘s second season has rolled out a character who thinks she’s infertile because of abortions in her youth. Sadly, this is just part of a larger pattern of this supposedly mainstream show regurgitating ugly right-wing myths about women.
On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte digs into the furor over the hoax video accusing Planned Parenthood of selling fetal tissue, and is joined by Hannah Groch-Begley of Media Matters, who analyzes how that video lied.
The only people profiting off the “sale” of fetal body parts are the members of the anti-choice movement, right-wing politicians, and the snake-oil salesmen and women otherwise known as GOP candidates for president.
Despite the joyful ending for the U.S. Women’s National Team and the increased media attention toward women’s soccer, there is far more to achieve and attain for equality within the game—including the need to address the sexism inherent in pay disparity for players and in commentary surrounding the sport.