Why wouldn’t Kaling’s character, Dr. Lahiri, discuss abortion in a show about a gynecologist’s office? It always comes back to stigma.
The Susan B. Anthony List is known for misleading ads. So it may come as a small surprise that a recent ad it sponsored featuring the Ryun family doesn’t mention the family patriarch’s long history as a Republican operative with close links to the Tea Party and the Koch brothers.
Sexual pleasure can be a taboo subject in our society almost everywhere but in our entertainment, where it is arguably overdone. But even in our media, sex seems to be the sole privilege of young, white, single, and non-disabled people. That’s what makes John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars so remarkable.
Restrictions on access to birth control are at odds with the fact that sexuality, for most of us, takes time to understand and appreciate.
If Kimye can show us anything, it’s that we still have a long way to go when it comes to smashing gender roles.
In a December report from Cambodia, CNN failed to distinguish between consensual sex work and human trafficking, and did nothing to help viewers see how anti-human trafficking initiatives really work under globalization: as acts of cultural imperialism.
Retired Gen. Michael Hayden told Fox News Sunday that Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Senate committee report on the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program was driven by her emotions. But a look at the backstory reveals a very emotional former CIA director.
Unlike other televised representations of abortion experiences, House of Cards pulls back the curtain on the complex internal processes and external actions taken by many who have had abortions.
Pro-choice Democrats in vulnerable U.S. Senate seats are under attack as never before by Americans for Prosperity, the flagship organization of the Koch brothers’ sprawling network of spending groups.
From the Women’s Media Center’s report to the annual VIDA Count, recent number-crunching shows that we still live in a white male media ecosystem.