Until the sexism inherent in the social and medical response to chronic pain is addressed, women won’t be able to access the treatments they need.
“I think that Loretta Lynch is being held to a double standard,” said Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the committee’s ranking member.
Democratic Texas lawmakers who have proposed a handful of new reproductive rights bills said Thursday that they know they have an uphill legislative battle, but that they refused to back down while anti-choice Republicans push for more restrictions on abortion care, sex education and reproductive health access.
RH Reality Check interviewed Giuliano via email earlier this week about the success of his hashtag and the importance of showing that Black history is more far-reaching and embedded in our present-day social structures than state education departments and local school districts would have us believe.
The lack of paid sick time available across the country means that if a worker needs time to address reproductive health needs—including prenatal or abortion care—she may have to risk her livelihood or her paycheck to do so.
Investigators with the Department of Homeland Security say they turned up no evidence of what they call “inappropriate sexual relationships” between detention officers and women detained in a privately operated family immigration detention facility in Texas, according to a report released Friday.
From Catholic hospitals to juries in Indiana, more and more pregnant people are finding themselves pitted against their pregnancies.
First, anti-choice advocates said Texas abortion clinics were too small. Now, I guess, they’re too big.
The Roberts Court takes aim at another key civil rights law, and the prognosis is bad.
Although feticide laws were originally intended to protect pregnant women from violence, such statutes are now being used to punish them, sending the message that women who do not have healthy pregnancies may be investigated for criminal acts.