Topic: Women's rights

  • Will Kentucky become abortion-free?

    The attempt by anti-abortion activists to shut down the only remaining clinic in Kentucky is a dark sign of the right’s confidence.

  • The Misogyny Factor

    When Fox News fired Bill O'Reilly for sexual harassment, Donald Trump came to O'Reilly's defense--and sent a sick message to women everyone.

  • When Buffalo sent Operation Rescue packing

    Twenty-five years ago, hundreds of activists mobilized in upstate New York to stop the anti-abortion fanatics of Operation Rescue.

  • Facing a fake clinic escort in NYC

    Anti-choice bigots are pretending to be escorts in front of women's clinics, and they can't be allowed to spread their lies.

  • Countering 40 Days of anti-choice lies

    Some 30 pro-choice activists mobilized in defense of abortion rights against a "40 Days for Life" protest in downtown San Diego.

  • 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.