On this episode of Reality Cast, I talk to a researcher at Guttmacher about why teen pregnancy rates are down. In another segment, I discuss how right-wing media tries to discredit a woman who films her abortion. Also, Fox News is all upset because women might be making money of their own.
After Google removed deceptive ads from anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers, the pro-choice groups UltraViolet and NARAL Pro-Choice America successfully petitioned Yahoo to do the same.
NARAL Pro-Choice America announced Monday that it has worked with Google to remove deceptive advertising by crisis pregnancy centers from Google’s search engine.
Porn stars aren’t typically labeled as feminists or women’s studies majors, but Belle Knox, a Duke freshman who made headlines recently after she was outed by her classmate, is both. Whatever you make of Knox, her story offers a lot to think about.
The latest cover of Bloomberg Businessweek features a well-dressed white woman standing with her hand on her hip, underneath the words
“FREEZE YOUR EGGS, FREE YOUR CAREER.” But it’s plain fallacy to believe that an individual woman can outsmart a racist, sexist job market by freezing her eggs.
Fattitude is a feature-length documentary by Lindsey Averill and Viridiana Lieberman that exposes how popular culture fosters fat prejudice and then offers an alternative way of thinking.
Unlike other televised representations of abortion experiences, House of Cards pulls back the curtain on the complex internal processes and external actions taken by many who have had abortions.
The OpEd Project has released a dismaying report showing that female op-ed writers still mostly write about “pink” topics such as women-specific health care. But those stories are critically important, and if women “break out” and write about other things, who’s left to cover them?
Via Mashable.com: “Comedian Kate Hendricks teamed up with Mashable to ask men on the street to discuss their plans for celebrating women during the month of March. While some gave genuine, honest answers to Hendrick’s questions, others stooped to sarcasm to avoid the topic entirely.”
A writer at the Daily Caller is mad that women who can’t access abortion locally might get the “vacation” of sitting on a bus to get outpatient surgery. Bill O’Reilly is mad that Beyoncé enjoys married sex. It seems like anything you do these days is making the right mad, if you’re female.