Tag: abortion

PODCAST: Toward reproductive sovereignty, not reproductive rights

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.

PODCAST: ‘Birthright: A War Story’

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.

Dominican Republic to uphold total ban on abortion

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.

Sex & Zika: On contraception and the coital imperative

It has been hard to miss the growing media coverage of the Zika virus. With a possible link between the infection of pregnant women and birth deformities, much of the attention has…

The Procession of Unrepentant Women indicts Pope Francis

On Thursday, September 24th, 2015, the day of the much-anticipated papal visit, feminist activist group, Stop Patriarchy, lead by Sunsara Taylor, took to the streets of Manhattan to indict Pope Francis and…

Anti-choice extremists target Trudeau and women’s reproductive rights

Warning: While necessary to the content of the piece, this post contains some disturbing and very graphic images.  The extremist anti-abortion group, the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, (CCBR) has been distributing leaflets and…