Erasing women from the fight for reproductive rights should be sacrilege, but instead it’s become doctrine.
Pregnant women struggle so much already with isolation and loss of control over their birth plans — coronavirus has brought even more challenges.
COVID-19 restrictions are pushing pregnant women into hospitals, but many are rebelling and choosing home birth or freebirth regardless.
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Carol Downer, a pioneer of the women’s liberation movement, putting women’s health in women’s hands.
Gender neutral language in childbirth and the maternity care system may feel “polite,” but harms women.
Any ideology that grants embryonic or fetal “right to life” is dangerous for women and girls.
How did we get to the point where this reduction of women to bodies is accepted and even celebrated — not only among many men but also many women, even among some feminists?
“We can’t do this as individuals — we have to do this as sisters.”
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Mary Lou Singleton, a midwife, nurse practitioner, and reproductive sovereignty activist about everything from self-abortion to midwifery to where the reproductive rights movement went wrong.
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Civia Tamarkin, director of “Birthright: A War Story,” a new documentary looking at the attack on women’s reproductive rights in the U.S.
On May 31, the Dominican Senate voted to uphold a total ban on abortion. Even in cases of rape and incest, and when the woman’s life is in danger.
The headline of an opinion piece pubilshed in prominent Spanish newspaper El País, “We are not sheep,” implies a story of oppressed women reclaiming their agency. The piece, though, turns out to…
Planned Parenthood, as you may know, is the largest single provider of reproductive health services in the United States. The non-profit defines itself as “leading the reproductive health and rights movement,” and has…
Yesterday, the Indiana appellate court heard oral arguments from Purvi Patel’s lawyers, appealing her conviction on charges of feticide and neglect of a dependent. Patel was arrested in 2013, after she sought…
Ever since Brie Ripley was young, she knew she didn’t want to reproduce. But despite her struggles with other birth control methods, doctors refused to allow her access to a tubal ligation…