As an abortion provider, I now make a practice of using gender-inclusive language—not only when speaking about the issue on traditional and social media, but also when talking to my patients.
Rep. Jonathan Stickland’s “former fetus” sign isn’t just a matter ripe for mockery. It’s an issue of life and death for the people in Texas who rely on Planned Parenthood, and other specialized providers of reproductive health care, for affordable cancer screenings and treatment.
Chemical safety reform presents a rare opportunity for legislators on both sides of the aisle to work together to protect the health and well-being of women and their families. Unfortunately, bipartisan does not always mean better.
I strongly feel that safe, legal abortion must be accessible for everyone, including intersex folks like me. But I also want to question why our society is attempting to erase intersex people, either before or after birth.
Dr. Hanson, who died last week at the age of 91, was outspoken and politically involved, unafraid of the prospect that her views might alienate anyone as she fiercely defended abortion rights and supported pro-choice legislators.
One in four people living with HIV in the United States are women. So why is HIV prevention medication overwhelmingly only targeted at men who have sex with men?
A new NARAL report shows how central lying is to the operation of CPCs. How are we supposed to believe that anti-choicers mean well when they lie so much and so aggressively?
The law enforcement system has been constructed to treat us like sub-human suspects. For some people this comes as a surprise. For others, it is simply reality.
There’s no doubt the Chapel Hill victims were admirable individuals. But the response to their tragic deaths reflects a narrative that Muslims in the West like myself have been taught from a young age: We must become role models in our community to have value as humans.
Our newest potential presidential candidate, Ben Carson, apparently believes that inmates having sex with each other in prison is proof that homosexuality is a choice—and that it’s OK to discriminate against those who supposedly made that decision.