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Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Reproductive Justice: What’s the Real Problem?

Does teen pregnancy prevention focus on the wrong thing? Are we vilifying the choice young mothers make instead of advocating for policies that would help them? And, are we unfairly targeting young Latinas?

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Cervical Cancer, Relationships and Divorce

Statistics indicate that people who experience cervical and testicular cancer have a higher rate of divorce. What is the lived reality of cancer survivors, especially women of Color in the US, who have survived cervical cancer?

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Why I’m Not Celebrating the Pill

All the “celebration” about The 50th Anniversary Of The Pill is a party I can’t attend. There are missing pieces that are being ignored in the celebration and these pieces are vital parts of my history.

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(VIDEO) Walking Home: A Film About Street Harassment Among Women of Color

A new short film by Nuala Cabral focuses on women of Color who experience street harassment. It could be a new teaching tool for classrooms, workshops, and communities. How do you see this film being useful for youth?

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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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