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The Women's March is So Much More Than a Trump Protest.

Farrah Alexander | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Farrah Alexander

We don't want to see Trump dramatically fail, as we know we'll all suffer. We love this country and want to peacefully demonstrate, staying true to our American values and what really makes America great.

Trump's Anti-Woman Cabinet: How it All Adds Up

Debra L. Ness | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics
Debra L. Ness

In his first three days in office, President Trump cut off funding to all international health care groups that provide — or even refer or counsel w...

Keep Your Religion Out Of Our Bedrooms

Alan Singer | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Alan Singer

What they try to hide is that their opposition to reproductive freedom, abortion, birth control, sex education, and human sexuality, is based on their religious beliefs and texts.

Women and Abortion: "Don't Give Up Your Power"

Brenda Peterson | Posted 01.25.2017 | Women
Brenda Peterson

To understand these anti-abortion women is to realize that for them abortion is religiously driven.

Reproductive Rights: The Canary In The Coal Mine

Françoise Girard | Posted 01.23.2017 | World
Françoise Girard

The actions taken by the Trump Administration on abortion rights, sexuality education, and contraception will provide early signals of the direction in which he intends to take all human rights over the next four years.


Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.22.2017 | Women
Violeta Ayala

Women's march on Sydney, January 20, 2017. Australia ©VioletaAyala I march because I choose to believe in humanity. I march because as an indigenous...

Republicans' New 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Is Based On Bad Science

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.21.2017 | Healthy Living

Congressional Republicans have introduced a federal heartbeat bill, a controversial measure that would ban abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat can b...

This CEO Is Paying For Employees To Go To The Women's March

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women

Friday is Donald Trump’s inauguration. It’s also the eve of the Women’s March ― a massive protest in D.C. dedicated to opposing Trump’s upco...

Non-profits In A Trump Era: Strengthening Institutional Resiliency

Anika Rahman | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics
Anika Rahman

Very soon forward-thinking non-profits will be extremely busy dealing with political opposition on several fronts.

Actually, Tom Price, Women Have Been Fired For Their Reproductive Choices

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living

During his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) said he didn’t believe employers were currently able to fire women for thei...

Virginia Politician Wants Roe v. Wade Anniversary To Be Called 'Day Of Tears'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women

UPDATE 1/20: Virginia House representatives passed H.R. 268 on Wednesday, at a 57:36 majority. In a statement to The Huffington Post, Democratic House...

Women's March on Washington: Women Uniting in a Sisterhood of Inclusion

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 01.17.2017 | Women
Margaret Gardiner

It started out as a spontaneous reaction to the election results and has morphed into a rally cry for women who have felt castrated individually and now have a place to connect with others.

Reproductive Rights And Womanhood In 2017

Yunkyo K. | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women
Yunkyo K.

I retain the bitterness of 2016 to enter 2017. As a woman and a teenager in this turbulent time, I am constantly reminded of the drawbacks we face as we begin the new year, not just pertaining to reproductive rights, but for the roles of women in society.

Young Moms Know Best

Caitlin Heising | Posted 12.18.2016 | Women
Caitlin Heising

Standing over the stove in the humid kitchen, peeling vegetables for her family's lunch while her young daughter tugged at her jeans, Kayla told me th...

In 2016, TV Shows Got Wonderfully Honest About Abortion

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.15.2016 | Women

In 1972, just a few months before the Supreme Court’s seminal ruling on Roe v. Wade, television audiences were scandalized when Bea Arthur’s 47-ye...

How To Survive The Pre-Trump Holidays: DO's And DON'T's For The Next 43 Days

Manjusha P. Kulkarni | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Manjusha P. Kulkarni

One month ago, Donald J. Trump won 80,000 more votes in a few states that gave him the needed margin for a likely Electoral College victory. Unless s...

Abortion Rights Groups Sue 3 More States As Trump Inauguration Nears

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As they prepare for a potentially massive threat to abortion access under the Donald Trump administration, Planned Parenthood and two o...

5 Ways You Can Support Planned Parenthood of New York City and Our Communities

Joan Malin | Posted 11.17.2016 | New York
Joan Malin

The outcome of the election was heartbreaking, devastating, and shocking. It is clear that under this new administration, we will face renewed attack...

Reproductive Rights Groups Vow To Fight Trump's Anti-Choice Policies

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.10.2016 | Women

Reproductive rights organizations may face a brutal battle now that Donald Trump is president-elect. But they promise they’re ready ― and they’r...

Care about Working Families? Don't Forget Down Ballot Races!

Lisa Maatz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

As important as presidential and congressional races are to a working families' agenda, it is often the statehouses and the mayor's offices that can make the quickest change.

I'm Christian AND Pro-Choice. Here's Why.

Charles Clymer | Posted 10.28.2016 | Religion
Charles Clymer

I am pro-autonomy. I am pro-independence. I am pro-choice. I am also of the opinion that my religion -- or anyone's religion -- has no place in the affairs of other people.

We Have a Clear Choice

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Co authored with Helen Berger, Resident Scholar Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center Hillary has been accused of being too cautious, ...

God Is Also Inside Planned Parenthood

Laura G Owens | Posted 10.24.2016 | Women
Laura G Owens

They were last night as I walked in to a Planned Parenthood discussion on "A Celebration of Faith and Reproductive Health." They're always there, the voices to protect the unborn.

Why Women's Voices Count in this Election

Mama Bean | Posted 10.19.2016 | Women
Mama Bean

As I kiss my sleeping daughter on the cheek, I notice how she's changing. Tucked up in her bed, she is no longer the baby I cradled or the toddler that I pushed on the swing. She is a young girl with a big voice and thankfully, she's not afraid to use it.

How Will This Election Impact Women Around The World?

John Seager | Posted 10.13.2016 | World
John Seager

A Trump-Pence administration would be a disaster for women and girls everywhere: not just here in the United States but throughout the developing world as well.