Marie Solis

Marie Solis is a staff writer at VICE, with a focus on reproductive rights. Have a story tip? You can contact Marie at marie.solis@vice.com or, for a secure email, marie.solis@protonmail.com.

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No, a Study Didn’t Find That Birth Control Pills ‘Shrink’ People’s Brains

Even the author of the study said headlines about it were "a leap."
Marie Solis
11 hours ago
reproductive rights

The First Study on 'Abortion Reversal' Landed Three Women in the ER

Anti-choice advocates claim medication abortions can be “reversed” halfway through. But not completing the abortion pill regimen can be life-threatening, according to new research.
Marie Solis
12.6.19
Gender

What Everyone's Calling 'Emotional Labor' Is Actually Just Labor

Calling holiday planning "emotional labor" can be counterproductive to recognizing housework as labor.
Marie Solis
12.4.19
Gender

The Women's March Just Compared Itself to...the Hong Kong Protests?

Organizers say they want the annual demonstration to be more than just a march next year.
Marie Solis
11.27.19
Sex

The 2010s Made Sex Political Again

Sex positivity was the pervasive message at the start of the decade. Then things got more complicated.
Marie Solis
11.25.19
reproductive rights

A New Anti-Abortion Bill Could Require Death Certificates for Fertilized Eggs

A Pennsylvania bill would redefine fetal death to mean at any point in pregnancy, starting at conception.
Marie Solis
11.21.19
reproductive rights

Women Aren't in the Constitution. What Would Change If They Were?

The Equal Rights Amendment could have a "tremendous impact" on how women are treated under the law, experts say.
Marie Solis
11.18.19
The Other 2020

How a 26-Year-Old Activist Forced the Democratic Party to Get Serious About Climate Change

Sunrise Movement leader Varshini Prakash said the group’s greatest success has been getting away from the ‘pathetic incrementalism’ that’s shaped the climate debate.
Marie Solis
11.18.19
reproductive rights

Virginia Could Become a 'Safe Haven' for Abortion Access in the South

After regaining control of both chambers of the state legislature, Virginia Democrats can undo decades of anti-choice laws.
Marie Solis
11.6.19
reproductive rights

This Hidden Rule Could Make It Impossible to Fight an Abortion Ban in Court

Buried inside a new Supreme Court case is a "wrecking ball" that could devastate abortion access.
Marie Solis
10.31.19
Politics

The AOC Bump Is Giving Democratic Insurgents a Fighting Chance

The new class of Democratic primary challengers is in a better position than Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was at this point in her race—thanks in large part to her victory.
Marie Solis
10.25.19
reproductive rights

More People Are Starting to Prefer Managing Their Abortions on Their Own

And it's not just because of restrictive state laws.
Marie Solis
10.17.19
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