The legal and bioethical considerations of surrogacy are complex. The laws from state to state vary, as they do from country to country and there is hardly unity on surrogacy as a feminist or reproductive justice issue, either.
The biggest surprise about last night’s series premiere of Sister Wives, TLC’s new reality series about fundamentalist Mormon polygamist Kody Brown and his three—wait, now, four?!!—wives was that it got rave reviews from critics.
Kagan is in the cross-fire of the anti-choice crowd; and the argument over feminism continues.
Anti-feminist women making anti-feminist claims while pretending they’re being feminist is about creating so much confusion about what feminism is that the public just gives up altogether.
Sarah Palin is rallying conservative women around the country to unify around her special brand of feminism. But it’s feminism’s cheap knock-off and it doesn’t exactly withstand the test of – well – anything.
Birth is not only about bringing a child into this world, it’s also about bringing a mother into the world. While the safe and healthy birth of the baby should be a concern, becoming a mother is also transformative and monumental.
NARAL says the younger feminists aren’t as involved in the movement; that we’ve got a “lack of passion.” To that I say – we are here, they just need to pay attention.
A 12-year-old Yemeni girl is forced to marry and bleeds to death following sexual intercourse, three days later.
The results of a study released this month in the journal Pediatrics shows breastfeeding can save money and lives. But along with facts and figures, we need rights and equality to increase breastfeeding rates in the U.S.
Sunsara responds to question about veils, Foucault, sexuality, and women’s liberation at University of California, Berkeley on March 15, 2010. This is from her national speaking tour, “From the Burkha to the Thong: Everything Must, and Can, Change — WE NEED TOTAL REVOLUTION!” Coming up in L.A. on April 8