Davis, a Democratic state senator from Fort Worth, initially challenged her Republican opponent to six debates, to be hosted in cities across Texas, but Abbott refused, saying he would participate only in the two televised debates he’d already agreed to.
Why wouldn’t Kaling’s character, Dr. Lahiri, discuss abortion in a show about a gynecologist’s office? It always comes back to stigma.
RH Reality Check Campaign Director Natasha Chart shares her experience with intimate partner violence on the #WhyIStayed hashtag on Twitter.
Among other things, the policy misunderstands how deeply manipulative, destructive, coercive, and dangerous abusers can be.
An outgrowth of the latest abuse hurled at critic Anita Sarkeesian and developer Zoë Quinn, GamerGate was apparently a deliberate effort to purge women and people of color from the fledgling world of independent gaming criticism through harassment and accusations of fraudulence.
It’s wildly inappropriate to ask anyone but Wendy Davis herself how she feels about making two private medical decisions with the counsel of her doctors and family.
The real crime scene in this scenario isn’t a high school bathroom stall; it’s Texas’ rigid and discriminatory reproductive health-care system.
Stated simply, most Americans have an irrational belief that Black men are dangerous, and this bias is especially prevalent among white Americans, including most white liberals and progressives.
The fundamentalists “want to silence us, but it is not working,” said Morena Herrera, president of the group leading the “Freedom for the 17″ campaign, which seeks to free from prison 17 women unjustly incarcerated on abortion-related charges, in an interview with RH Reality Check.
The leader of a national anti-choice lobby group said Sunday that Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law was always intended to shutter legal abortion clinics.