Marie Solis

Marie Solis is a staff writer at VICE, with a focus on abortion pills (used in a clinic or on one's own). Have a story tip about medication abortion? You can contact Marie at marie.solis@vice.com or, for a secure email, marie.solis@protonmail.com.

election 2020

The Decades-Long Debate Over Whether Women Vote Like Their Husbands

Even before women in the U.S. had the right to vote, political strategists assumed married women would just cast the same votes as their husbands. A century later, the questionable theory continues to stick.
Marie Solis
4 days ago
mind

A Few Concerns I Have About Historians Reading My Coronavirus Diary

Historians want to hear about everyday people's experiences during the pandemic. Would it be embarrassing if they read about mine?
Marie Solis
5.13.20
mind

Why You Should Take a Vacation Day Under Quarantine

If you're lucky enough to have paid time off, there are still plenty of ways to put it to good use.
Marie Solis
5.5.20
The VICE Guide to 2030

Why Gen Z Is Turning to Socialism

"It's much more stigmatized to say you're a capitalist, in my experience."
Marie Solis
5.4.20
reproductive rights

FDA Should Lift Abortion Pill Restrictions, Says Former Agency Head

Jane Henney says the restrictions are dangerous during a pandemic because they require unnecessary travel and contact between patients and providers.
Marie Solis
4.27.20
mind

I Video Chatted with a Cat and Now She’s Mine

What can you tell about a cat if you can only meet them virtually?
Marie Solis
4.17.20
2020

Sexual Assault Survivors Aren’t Ready to ‘Vote Blue No Matter Who’

Survivors feel that by making Joe Biden the nominee, the Democratic Party is leaving them with an impossible choice.
Marie Solis
4.15.20
reproductive rights

The Pandemic Means More People May Be Giving Themselves Abortions

But the abortion pill sites people rely on are in jeopardy.
Marie Solis
4.8.20
TV

The Revolution Might Be Televised

Anti-capitalist media has long struggled to find a way of existing within the system it rails against. Can Means TV change that?
Marie Solis
4.2.20
Money

What's It Like to Graduate Into a Recession? We Asked the Class of 2009

The coronavirus has sparked an economic freefall. People who graduated a decade ago tell the class of 2020 what to expect.
Marie Solis
4.2.20
inequality

When This Is Over

Even though our old lives may still feel near, the essential shape of them has already been irreparably changed.
Marie Solis
3.25.20
reproductive rights

Coronavirus Is Making It Harder for People to Get Birth Control

People are losing their jobs. Students are leaving school. How will they access contraceptives?
Marie Solis
3.19.20
0122