Reproductive health decisions are personal. Keep them that way.

States have been passing new abortion restrictions at a record number. So what happens when a woman in a domestic violence situation is unable to get the care she needs? A new study from ANSIRH tells us: http://bit.ly/1sLlUs7

States have been passing new abortion restrictions at a record number. So what happens when a woman in a domestic violence situation is unable to get the care she needs? A new study from ANSIRH tells us: http://bit.ly/1sLlUs7

Following multiple arrests of police officers and troopers for assault, this Oklahoma trooper has some advice (hint - it will piss you off): http://bit.ly/1tc4EGw

Following multiple arrests of police officers and troopers for assault, this Oklahoma trooper has some advice (hint - it will piss you off): http://bit.ly/1tc4EGw

The Selfie (x)

A world filled with birth control would be amazing, but right now millions of women (220 million to be exact) who want birth control aren’t getting it: bit.ly/Zg3nXH
 

A world filled with birth control would be amazing, but right now millions of women (220 million to be exact) who want birth control aren’t getting it: bit.ly/Zg3nXH

 

Survivors of sexual assault have enough things to contend with - preventing an unintended pregnancy shouldn’t have to be one of them. Thanks to Senator Patty Murray who recently introduced a bill to make sure that emergency room staff provide education to survivors about emergency contraception and make it available to them.

Survivors of sexual assault have enough things to contend with - preventing an unintended pregnancy shouldn’t have to be one of them. Thanks to Senator Patty Murray who recently introduced a bill to make sure that emergency room staff provide education to survivors about emergency contraception and make it available to them.

We say amen to Vice President Biden’s take on how we talk about domestic violence in this country. People need to stop questioning the actions of Janay Rice, the wife of ex-Ravens player Ray Rice.

We say amen to Vice President Biden’s take on how we talk about domestic violence in this country. People need to stop questioning the actions of Janay Rice, the wife of ex-Ravens player Ray Rice.

plannedparenthoodsp:

Heading back to school? It’s the perfect time to think about your health. Make sure you schedule a checkup and STD test before you start: bit.ly/findPP

plannedparenthoodsp:

Heading back to school? It’s the perfect time to think about your health. Make sure you schedule a checkup and STD test before you start: bit.ly/findPP

The Price of Our Blood: Why Ferguson Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

rhrealitycheck:

The events that have unfolded in Ferguson, Missouri, in recent weeks have revealed many tragedies, among them the fact that the death of so many youth of color in this country is still debatable in its status as a vaunted “feminist issue.” But it is, and the expansive definition of reproductive justice, which reaches into the universe of conditions necessary to create and sustain life, shows us how.”

Read more here: http://rhrc.us/1pCTHQV

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micdotcom:

Amy Poehler just schooled Neal Brennan on what it’s like to be a woman with one sentence 

Oh, Amy. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. 

For one, she can make a feminist argument zing like a “Weekend Update” punchline, a skill she demonstrated as a recent guest on The Approval Matrix, the Sundance Network’s new panel show. During her interview, Poehler was asked about modern men and the difficult challenges men face.

Poehler has never been shy about women’s issues | Follow micdotcom

ladiesagainsthumanity:

P.S. If you’re feeling ice bucket challenge fatigue, why not do the taco/beer challenge for safe and legal abortion access instead? It’s amazing. You get to eat a taco and give money to fund reproductive freedom and WHO DOESN’T LOVE BOTH OF THOSE THINGS? Read more here.

ladiesagainsthumanity:

P.S. If you’re feeling ice bucket challenge fatigue, why not do the taco/beer challenge for safe and legal abortion access instead? It’s amazing. You get to eat a taco and give money to fund reproductive freedom and WHO DOESN’T LOVE BOTH OF THOSE THINGS? Read more here.