Topic: Women's rights

  • They made an example out of Purvi Patel

    An Indiana judge will hear an appeal from a woman convicted under the state's "feticide" law after she suffered a miscarriage.

  • Make abortion safe, legal and funded

    A cyberattack on a website that raises funds for poor women seeking abortions shines a light on the need for public funding.

  • Why voting Democratic hasn't preserved choice

    The whittling away of abortion access and reproductive choice is the result of both a Republican-led offensive and Democratic concessions.

  • The struggle to unite our fights

    Sharon Smith emphasized intersectionality and lessons of solidarity when the author's national speaking tour came to Chicago.

  • Keeping a clinic open in Milwaukee

    Abortion rights supporters succeeded in turning away anti-choice protesters trying to block a Milwaukee clinic on Good Friday.

  • Protecting women from their rights

    In the Supreme Court's latest abortion case, the fight is between those who say they want to protect women and those who actually do.

  • Marching against their "March for Lies"

    Abortion rights supporters turned out in Chicago's bitter cold to counterprotest the anti-choice "March for Life."

  • Slanderers caught in their own trap

    The indictment of two anti-choice fanatics in Texas is welcome, but the right's attack on Planned Parenthood has already taken a toll.

  • Time to end the compromises on abortion

    The fact that the right wing steals the spotlight on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade speaks volumes about their strategy--and the weakness of our side.

  • The cruel consequences of anti-abortion hate

    The massacre at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic shows how the right's attack on abortion rights has unleashed a torrent of hate.

  • He's a soldier in the war on women

    As a sexual assault survivor, I was stunned by Ben Carson's lack of understanding, compassion or empathy for women.

  • These clinics will stay open

    More than 100 people joined in clinic defense actions at three Planned Parenthood sites in Chicago to counter anti-choice protesters.

  • Controversy over a quote from the past

    A photo shoot featuring actors from the new film Suffragette has stirred an intense Internet debate. What's the dispute about?

  • What abortion rights meant to me

    On the same day that the House passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, I found out that I needed an abortion.

  • The ugly fanboy brigade defending Kane

    When a rape case turns into a circus, it only benefits those who want to keep women silent in the face of sexual violence.

  • Threatened by the anti-abortion extortionists

    The right stooped to a new low when House Republicans threatened a federal shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood.

  • The new big lie against abortion rights

    The smear campaign against Planned Parenthood proves that there is no low the right won't stoop to in its quest to deny reproductive health care.

  • A ban to punish Wisconsin women

    Wisconsin Republicans are trying to pass a cruel 20-week ban on abortion--and using junk science about fetal pain to justify it.

  • In defense of Emmas everywhere

    Emma Sulkowicz's brave statement against sexual assault on college campuses was met once again with official disinterest and outright hate.

  • Indiana's war on pregnant women

    Using 17th century "science," an Indiana court ruled that Purvi Patel must serve 20 years in prison for the "crime" of feticide.

  • Detained in China for protesting sexism

    A group of feminists in China were detained by the government for planning a protest on International Women’s Day.

  • How the right took charge on abortion

    On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the GOP assault couldn't be more unrelenting--and out of touch with women's lives.

  • Above the law

    Allegations made against Prince Andrew paint a picture of powerful men who think, with good reason, that they are untouchable.

  • The commissioner of lying

    The NFL's Roger Goodell has been exposed for flipping from being a domestic violence enabler to a self-proclaimed savior.

  • Breaking the silence about abortion

    Having an abortion is already difficult, but the loneliness, alienation and silence about it add another unbearable weight.