One year after the earthquake in Haiti: what does it look like for women and girls in the camps?; Kanye West’s disturbing new music video; why exactly the ethnicity and sexuality of the Arizona shootings hero does matter and more.
A new series of animated videos featuring content from actual abstinence-only-until-marriage curricula, programs, and lesson plans is being created to raise awareness and get youth involved.
Florida is (unsuccessfully) attempting to get a Personhood measure on the ballot, New York’s domestic workers are finally guaranteed one day off a week and paid leave, anti-choice advocates succesfully interject anti-choice language into a law about women veterans access to health care and Margaret Cho speaks out about Bristol Palin?
William Saletan provides some “lessons for the pro-life crowd”; the FDA gets sued over emergency contraception; Rep. Steve Driehaus drops his complaint against the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List and more.
Despite being embroiled in a lawsuit in Ohio for false advertising, the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List continues using the false charge of “taxpayer-funded abortion” to attempt to sway millions of voters.
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.
Women’s groups recognize NBC for its honest, compelling and realistic portrayal of a young woman facing an unintended pregnancy and her decision to chose abortion.
A truly pro-choice society would offer more support to mothers – all mothers, regardless of class or privilege or the color of one’s skin.
Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) are now available in many countries, but have failed to have the desired impact on unwanted pregnancy rates. Why is this? Earlier barriers to access are becoming less and less prevalent. A market for ECPs has been demonstrated and numerous manufacturers and distributors are keen to supply ECPs products; in many countries they are starting to be mainstreamed into norms, pre-service training, and services.
Favorite romantic works of art as of late? Two old-fashioned, British costume dramas: "Emma" on TV and "Bright Star" in theaters. Some say these represent
a backlash against sexual liberation but both achieve the goal of being enrapturing and romantic while subtly
critiquing conventional conceptions of love.