It is a 'myth' that Catholic hospitals will make exceptions for emergencies. Image: Parentingupstream/Pixabay (CC0 1.0)

Shocking: Catholic Hospitals Discriminate And Deny Women Emergency Services

[CN: abortion, death, pregnancy] Even though Catholic hospitals receive billions in taxpayer dollars, they systematically deny critical care. Read...
Sarah Lazare of AlterNet    |   05.20.16   |   SHARE
Penis power is solely limited to fertilizing eggs. And a fertilized egg is a fertilized egg — no less, no more. Image: Discarding Images/Tumblr.

Is Penis Worship At The Root Of The Bogus Notion Of Fetal Personhood?

[CN: gender essentialism, birth] Patriarchs, love your orgasms all you like, but don’t fall for the weirdly puffed-up idea that they make babies. Read...
It's raining Yaz!

I Still Shop At Hobby Lobby — Even Though It's Run By Bigots

While the Supreme Court deliberated Hobby Lobby’s 2013 case against Obamacare, I took to social media to stoically announce: “I’m never shopping at Read...
Lex Gjurasic    |   05.6.16   |   SHARE
Put simply, his platform directly addresses conditions millennials have struggled with all their lives, offering immediate change, rather than gradual proposals.

The Unique Irony Of Shaming Millennial Bernie Supporters

It’s a well-documented fact that a majority of Democrats under 30 support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. From the earliest races in the primary, he led Read...
Kylie Cheung    |   04.27.16   |   SHARE
I see the face of my attacker in every anti-abortion law passed and every piece of anti-women legislation written and every anti-choice rally held.

Taking Away Access To Safe And Affordable Abortion Care Might As Well Be Rape

The first time I felt like I had lost control of my body was over six years ago, when I found out I was pregnant. Biology and time and every facet of Read...
Danielle Campoamor    |   04.14.16   |   SHARE
My abortion helped me turn my life around.

My Abortion Was The Turning Point In My Life

The gynecologist said, “Congratulations!” He sent me home with some vitamin B pills, assuming that of COURSE I was going to carry this baby to term. Read...
Kelly Fitzgerald    |   04.11.16   |   SHARE
It only reinforced and strengthened my belief that women and other people who can become pregnant have a fundamental right to decide what happens to their body.

Pregnancy Made Me More  Pro-Choice

Something had clicked in my head. Suddenly I didn't give a shit when life began or whether or not a fetus counts as a “baby.” I was overwhelmed by Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   04.8.16   |   SHARE