Over the past week, our story about a California lawmaker who suggested the state’s drought represents God’s wrath over abortion has gained significant traction in state and national media. Now Grove is desperately trying to walk back from her embarrassing gaffe.
Barry Commoner, who died September 30, deserves to be remembered as a visionary scientific thinker who advocated for connecting the dots between components in systems of oppression.
Offering women contraception without co-pays under the Affordable Care Act isn’t just good for them — it’s good for their families, communities and the planet we all share.
All this burning of fossil fuels ends up in our lungs, or in the sky warming our planet. I growl at the statistics. My blood boils at seeing mostly kids of color wheezing in the emergency room right alongside of us. We need a big transition.
Earth Day is just around the corner! So, how are you celebrating? Me, I’m getting the “big chop,” cutting inches off my hair. My “big chop” decision was a step toward healthier hair without the use of toxic products.
If you are a woman who wants to have a better education, a bigger voice in government, considerably less risk of dying while pregnant, more equality with men, and better living conditions all around, you want to live in a pro-choice country. And as a man who thinks that equality is essential to a civil society, so do I.
The ancient Mayans—and their indigenous descendants in Guatemala—saw the profound interconnectedness of human reproduction and stewardship of natural resources. Whether cultivating a field or bringing a new life into the world, traditional Mayans practiced respectful restraint. But those old ways are being destroyed, and new solutions are needed.
The United Nations Population Division just released a new report on projections for world population growth, with somewhat surprising findings.
It happens frequently when I meet someone new. We each say what work we do, and then he or she says, “You are a man. Why are you interested in family planning?”
News of reproductive and environmental justice on the day of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.