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Posted by Dené Dryden

Trump’s Plan to Fund Abstinence-Only Sex Ed is Grossly Misled

April 27, 2018

Last Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that grants for sexual education programs available through the… Read more »

Posted by Ofelia Alonso

Building Community: The Power of Uplifting Local Stories

April 26, 2018

This week, the Rio Grande Valley’s URGE chapter hosted our first Abortion Speakout in collaboration with the 1 in 3 Campaign. The… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights Is Not Just a Slogan

April 25, 2018

To anyone that believes that Trump’s presidency isn’t causing any real harm, I’m afraid to tell you that you are terribly mistaken… Read more »

Posted by Lailah Berry

Nobody Cared About Opiates Until It Started to Affect the Soccer Moms

April 23, 2018

One night, I sat with my friends as we watched the news. We sat and listened to what officials were being elected and what events… Read more »

Posted by Veneeta Danhoui

The Ecological Footprint of Aunt Flow

April 18, 2018

Yesterday I learned that every piece of plastic created since plastic was invented (that hasn’t been burned) still exists in some… Read more »

Posted by Ofelia Alonso

We Can’t Leave Faith Behind

April 17, 2018

  I grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness. I spent my formative years devoted to my relationship to God and my spiritual community…. Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

Paid Time Off is a Staple for Reproductive Justice

April 12, 2018

On Monday, Senator Tammy Duckworth became the first senator to give birth while in office. She will be taking parental leave, but… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Don’t Confuse Political Correctness with Respecting People

April 11, 2018

Image via Flickr Last year, South Asian comedian Hari Kondabalu released a documentary film entitled The Problem with Apu that inc… Read more »