Anna Holmes and Kate Harding chat about the new Book of Jezebel. The rest of the episode is all about the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of the Christian right that gives you a good idea what conservatives are saying about reproductive rights these days.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I talk to a documentary filmmaker who is trying to capture what happens when women tell abortion stories. Just because the government shutdown is big news doesn’t mean sexism is on the backburner, and the governor’s race in Virginia encapsulates an electoral trend that’s not going away.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I discuss the lawsuit to block the new Texas anti-abortion law, and a lawyer from the Center for Reproductive Rights helps us understand what’s going on there. In another segment, I look at many of the lies out there about the Affordable Care Act.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I interview Lindsay Beyerstein about the genuinely empirical question: Is “the pill” dangerous? In another segment, I discuss the health insurance exchanges, and the battle over Obamacare is reaching a fever pitch.
I interview Feminste blogger Jill Filipovic about the increasing hostilities over abortion in New Mexico. Plus, I have two segments on conservative efforts to keep people from getting health care as the dawn of the Affordable Care Act fast approaches.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Dr. Tracy Weitz talks about a new bill designed to expand access to safe abortion services in California. In another segment, I discuss how anti-choicers are upsetting people in New Mexico, and I have some good news about teen pregnancy.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I discuss how sex education in some states has improved, and the right wing’s response to those changes. In another segment, I chat with Stephanie Zvan, associate president of Minnesota Atheists, about the fight to end sexual harassment in the atheist/skeptic movement.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Tara Culp-Ressler explains some of the myths about the Affordable Care Act and why you shouldn’t believe them. Meanwhile, Fox News is trying to argue that gender ratings in insurance are good, and conservatives are on the rampage against single mothers again.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Sharona Coutts explains how a fishing expedition to prove legal abortion is dangerous proved the opposite. In another segment, I discuss how Fox News tries to link abortion and Obamacare again and why the right is so upset about California expanding protections for transgender students.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I talk to journalist Katie McDonough about why claims that fetuses feel pain don’t hold up. I also discuss how conservative attacks on health-care reform are ramping up as the exchanges are due to open soon, and Ohio is starting to shut down abortion clinics for not adhering to impossible to follow laws.