Topic: Women's rights

  • Exposing the right's fake clinic in Madison

    Supporters of reproductive rights mobilized outside a Madison-area "crisis pregnancy center" that poses as an abortion provider.

  • The sexist reality we know far too well

    As women in Hollywood bravely speak out against sexual harassment and abuse, Latina farmworkers are standing with them.

  • New York's slimiest

    Two NYPD officers are facing charges of raping a handcuffed young woman, who has boldly defied their attempts to shame her.

  • The power of #MeToo

    The confidence that women feel because of #MeToo to speak out against sexual abuse and assault can only strengthen the struggle against all injustice.

  • Speaking truth in a world that silences women

    Critics say that #MeToo does nothing to stop sexual abuse by itself, but speaking out is critical in a world where sexism isn't taken seriously.

  • Putting the bigots in their place

    Pro-choice supporters organized a clinic defense in Poughkeepsie, New York--and turned the tables on the anti-abortion bigots.

  • Who controls Jane Doe's body?

    Government officials engaged in a grotesque attempt to thwart a young undocumented woman’s decision to have an abortion.

  • We are defending our clinics

    Abortion rights activists in New York City and Chicago mobilized to defend women's clinics against the antis' "40 Days for Life."

  • The silence is broken

    Revelations of widespread sexual assault in Hollywood have prompted millions of women to share their own stories--and to demand change.

  • PSU stands up to the anti-choice bigots

    Students, faculty and staff stood together against a grotesque exhibit that compared abortions to the Holocaust and lynchings.

  • Trump chips away at birth control access

    The Trump administration issued two rules that allow employers to drop birth control coverage from employee health plans.

  • Seattle challenges the "40 Days"

    Seattle pro-choice activists kicked off their protests against the "40 Days for Life" by vastly outnumbering the anti-abortion side.

  • Forty ways to oppose "40 Days for Life"

    A reproductive rights organization provides a day-by-day counter for the 40 days of bigotry by anti-abortion fanatics at women's clinics across the U.S.

  • The right is storming women's clinics

    Anti-abortion fanatics busted into clinics in three cities this weekend to threaten patients and staff--marking a new escalation in the right wing's offensive.

  • The prejudices of a moral panic against women

    Poor women already face obstacles raising their children, but they're being put under greater scrutiny, especially over drug use.

  • DeVos is turning back the clock on survivors

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan to roll back Title IX protections is the latest in a series of insults to sexual assault survivors.

  • Resisting the backlash against women

    As supporters of women's rights face attacks under a Trump presidency, there are lessons to be learned from the right-wing backlash of the 1980s.

  • Losing the battle and the war

    The Democratic Party has continuously ceded ground on abortion rights. The left needs to take a different approach.

  • Texans demand universal health care

    A protest planned against the Republicans' health care bill turned into a victory celebration and a call for Medicare for all.

  • Wisconsin’s newest crusade against abortion

    A proposed bill would prohibit doctors at the University of Wisconsin from providing--or even learning how to provide--abortions.

  • Survivors won't go back to the shadows

    We shouldn't let Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos roll back the gains won by the campus movement against sexual violence.

  • A North Carolina clinic under siege

    A documentary shows how the anti-choice bigots targeted an abortion clinic in North Carolina--with the help of the authorities.

  • Who's on trial in the Cosby case?

    What does the outcome of the trial of Bill Cosby say about how the court system treats survivors of sexual assault who seek justice?

  • Trump's war on birth control

    The Religious Right has a loyal friend in Donald Trump, whose administration is out to gut women's access to contraception.

  • 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.