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(VIDEO) Is Representing Women of Color Really That Important?

In a video about condoms the only colors shown are white and light-skinned people. That’s a problem. But it’s also a problem that White people don’t get why that is a problem.

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A Review of FLOW: A Cultural History of Menstruation

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. 

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Women of Color and the Anti-Choice Focus on Eugenics

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.

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Report: Higher Rates of Unintended Pregnancy, Abortion Among Women of Color

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.

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Women of Color Need Human Rights, Not Concessions

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.

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US Abortion Rate Lowest Since Legalization; Racial Disparities Persist

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.

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Immigrant Women, Seeking Status Adjustment, Face Forced Vaccination

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.

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Women of Color Say No to Operation Save America

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.

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Can A Person Be Illegal?

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.

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Anti-Choicers’ Fake Concern for Racial Equality

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.

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