Fields drew attention during a recent live-streamed conversation between bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry, when she asked about the tearing down of Black unmarried mothers by other Black women. RH Reality Check spoke with her about being a woman of color leader, stereotypes placed on Black unmarried mothers, and more.
Two new documentaries directed by young women operate under a shared thesis: Women need to talk about sex.
RH Reality Check recently spoke with sex workers Minnie Scarlet, Darby Hickey, and Violet Rose about what role they think feminism can play in sex workers’ rights, among other issues.
An underground provider of abortion medication to women in desperate circumstances agreed to do an extensive interview with RH Reality Check to explain exactly what she does, and why she is
willing to put her own freedom at risk to help women in need.
“Don’t be scared. Just go for it,” said new mother Raquel Batista, who is running to represent the Bronx in the New York City Council. “There is nothing to lose. There is nothing to lose in running for office and starting your family.”
I decided to track down some cisgender men to find out what escorting has meant to them, and to better understand why they volunteer to wake up early and stand outside an abortion clinic for hours.
“Reproductive justice isn’t just a women’s issue; it’s a people issue.”
Joyce recently spoke to RH Reality Check about how the movement she chronicles relates to abortion politics and the treatment of biological families of adoptees at home and abroad.
Young filmmaker Assal Ghawami has written and directed a film that brings together themes of “The Yellow Wallpaper” with a story of a contemporary back-alley abortion.
Rally organizers Claudia Reynolds-LeBlanc and Donna Shade discuss how Arkansas citizens aren’t going to let anti-choice legislators take away reproductive rights without a fight.