Topic: Women's rights

  • Don't spill Texas seed

    Texas lawmakers who propose legislation that restricts women's right to abortion could see their right to masturbate taken away.

  • Building a feminism for the 99 percent

    People around the U.S. marked International Women's Day with events designed to put working women's struggles at the forefront.

  • Our hope is in ourselves

    On this International Women's Day, and on every other day, we must remember that none of us are free until we all are free.

  • A new women's resistance is emerging

    The call for an International Women's Strike shows the potential for organizing a common front against reactionary policies.

  • Can you be a feminist and anti-abortion?

    Women need the right to abortion if we are to achieve equality, so our movement can't be "inclusive" of opposition to choice.

  • Raising our voices for women's liberation

    The celebration of International Women's Day this year will bring protests, forums and strikes--a tribute to the relevance of this socialist holiday.

  • SF confronts the right's "40 Days for Life"

    Abortion rights supporters turned out in San Francisco to challenge anti-choice forces as they kicked off a campaign outside clinics.

  • Fair-weather friends of abortion rights

    As supporters of reproductive rights begin taking the streets to push back against the right, it's time to discuss the Democrats' impact on our struggle.

  • Why isn't OU taking action?

    Ohio University students rallied against sexual assault as a professor found guilty of misconduct remains employed.

  • Smearing the women's strike

    A New York Post story attacking organizers of the International Women's Strike betrays how threatened the right wing is by dissent.

  • Why we're taking action on March 8

    A National Planning Committee member for International Women's Strike USA on March 8 talks about the high hopes for this day of resistance.

  • The lessons of our counterprotests

    Our success in mobilizing against the antis outside Planned Parenthood clinics points to issues we need to address to resist the attack on our rights.

  • Pro-choice voices have to be heard

    Pro-choice protesters in Boston on February 11 showed why we have to continue arguing to confront the anti-abortion bigots.

  • This is about choice--and more

    Reproductive justice means not just the right to abortion, but the right to raise children and be able to meet their basic needs.

  • An abortion rights emergency

    It's time to stop apologizing--we have to say loudly that we support abortion services and we'll take a stand to keep them available.

  • It was right to confront the anti-choice bigots

    All over the country, thousands turned out at Planned Parenthood clinics to show their support for choice--and counter anti-abortion groups.

  • Our answer to anti-choice intimidation

    In my experience as an abortion provider and a clinic defender, a pro-choice presence at the clinics makes all the difference.

  • Why we need protest to stop the anti-choicers

    Anti-abortion fanatics are planning protests at clinics this week, but Planned Parenthood is making a terrible mistake in discouraging counterprotests.

  • How do we push sexism back to the fringe?

    The face of sexual assault and contempt for women is also the face of the next president, but the anti-sexist majority can send Trump a message.

  • We had to organize to keep the clinics open

    Ronald Reagan's presidency in the 1980s emboldened the Religious Right, but a determined movement stood up to the attack on abortion rights.

  • The new anti-choice onslaught under Trump

    An anti-abortion law enacted in Ohio will be the sign of things to come under Donald Trump--unless we build the fight to defend our rights.

  • How did we get the misogynist-in-chief?

    The Trump campaign gave voice to some of the most backward ideas in society--but the truth is there wasn't a voice for our side in November.

  • What will protect sex workers?

    Policies of criminalization not only fail to stop the problems sex workers face, but they do real harm to the most vulnerable people.

  • The Trump of the iceberg of sexual harassment

    As more women come forward about being abused by Donald Trump, the harassment faced by millions of others is coming to the surface.

  • Trumpeting sexism

    Donald Trump's woman-hating rhetoric has real ramifications--but it's not clear that Hillary Clinton gets that beyond how it helps her campaign.