The authors of FLOW: A Cultural History of Menstruation recognize the need for different approaches to discussing Femcare, but don’t go far enough in using those approaches themselves.
Women of color are not children unable to make decisions and our children are not “on the brink of extinction” through an organized genocidal plot.
A new report provides strong evidence debunking claims by anti-choice activists that high abortion rates among minorities result from targeted marketing to minority communities.
If we are really entering a new phase of abortion politics, we have to stop selling out poor people to appease opponents of women’s human rights.
The 2004 abortion rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since national legalization, but the overall rate masks stark disparities in the abortion rate among different racial and ethnic groups.
New Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations requiring HPV vaccination for young immigrant women seeking adjustment of status only erects further barriers in an already onerous immigration process.
This week, Operation Save America, a violent anti-choice and racist organization, will visit the city of Atlanta with their message of hate. SPARK and SisterSong call on women of color and our allies to stand for justice and say no.
Immigrant women who lack civil rights guaranteed to American citizens can’t exercise rights to abortion care or to protection from sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Out of many examples of anti-choicers’ deeply cynical willingness to pretend to embrace any cause in the fight against women’s rights, the ugliest might be the fake concern for racial equality.
It’s not every day that the United States is reprimanded on the international stage for racial discrimination. But one day before International Women’s Day, a United Nations committee expressed concern about “wide racial disparities” in sexual and reproductive health in the United States.