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Two Editors on How to Make an Abortion Ban Funny

The cofounders of satire site Reductress talk about how they're capturing people's collective rage.
Marie Solis
18 hours ago
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Opinion: The U.S. Is About to Decide if LGBTQ People Truly Count as Citizens

In an exclusive op-ed, Congressman Joe Kennedy III explains why LGBTQ Americans need the Equality Act to pass.
Joseph Kennedy III
5.16.19
Health

Reminder: Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
5.15.19
rights

Seven States Will Immediately Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

"Trigger laws" used to be rare—but in the last few months alone, they've almost doubled in number.
Marie Solis
5.14.19
rights

Abortion Bans Don’t Need to Go Into Effect to Cause Harm

Bans in Georgia and Ohio are unlikely to be enforced, but people are already confused about whether they can access abortion care there.
Marie Solis
5.10.19
body

The Cruel Genius of Georgia's Abortion Ban

The six-week ban hides a personhood law within it—which means people could be prosecuted and sentenced to prison for miscarriages and even legal abortions obtained in another state.
Susan Rinkunas
5.8.19
Health

Why We Should Stop Using the Phrase 'Women's Health'

It ignores all the other people—with or without a uterus—who have reproductive health needs.
Meera Shah, MD
3.5.19
rights

After 46 Years, New York State Is Giving Women the Abortion Protections of Roe v. Wade

New York's outdated abortion laws got an update on the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case.
Susan Rinkunas
1.22.19
rights

How the Midterms Could Bring New York's Abortion Laws in Line With Roe v. Wade

If Democrats gain control of the state senate tomorrow, the bill that fixes these outdated laws could finally get sent to the Governor’s desk.
Susan Rinkunas
11.5.18
healthcare

Trump’s Latest Hire Could Dictate Where Women Get Their Healthcare

Mary Mayhew could block women from using their Medicaid insurance at reproductive health clinics for birth control and STD testing if the clinic also provides abortion.
Susan Rinkunas
10.22.18
healthcare guides

15 Practical Questions About Getting an Abortion

From how much it costs to whether insurance covers it.
Garnet Henderson
10.19.18
News

Nearly $1 Million Awarded to Trans Women Denied Surgical Care

Alina Boyden and Shannon Andrews of Wisconsin have just won an important battle in the fight for transgender health care protections.
Diana Tourjée
10.11.18
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