After winning a settlement that opened the door for thousands of women to initiate malpractice lawsuits against Dalkon Shield, the IUD that caused my sterilization, I naively thought we had seen the end of sterilization atrocities. Unfortunately, that is not so, at least in California.
The 49th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut shows how little progress we’ve made in the fight for reproductive autonomy.
Dr. Maya Angelou’s life could not be contained by a single autobiography, so she wrote six, making the audacious claim that she—as a Black woman reared in the segregated South—was fully human and a worthy historical subject who needed no outside narrator to tell or validate her story.
Tillis, a staunchly anti-choice politician who says he would support a “personhood” amendment to the U.S. Constitution and believes states should have the right to ban contraceptives, won the Republican nomination for Senate outright on Tuesday night.
In this episode, RJ Court Watch hosts Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo discuss signs of hope and an emerging reproductive justice framework to respond to the relentless attacks on individual rights on everything from abortion access to voting in North Carolina.
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.
What does “choice” mean in an age of targeted restrictions on abortion providers?
In the last few weeks, there have been a couple of instances across the country in which schools asked students to change their appearance to match gender norms and threatened to punish them for not doing so.
Pro-choice Democrats in vulnerable U.S. Senate seats are under attack as never before by Americans for Prosperity, the flagship organization of the Koch brothers’ sprawling network of spending groups.
From Michael Dunn’s acquittal in the murder of Jordan Davis to a pending nominee to the federal bench, now more than ever our courts matter.