August 8, 2019

Trump is Raiding Sites of Resistance

If you haven’t already heard: yesterday the Trump administration carried out an immigration raid on several Mississippi food processing plants, arresting 680 mostly Latinx working people and taking them to a military hangar to be “processed.”

August 6, 2019

To Toni and Black Women Who Hold My Shaky Hand

As I sit in my office, trying to finish the breakfast I stopped eating when I received the news, I’m wondering, “how do I write about one of the greatest writers in the world?” There is

August 1, 2019

Predictably Distressed: How Unpredictable Schedules Hurt Working People

The writing assignment arrived at almost midnight. It was two hours later than I had been expecting it, but I didn’t mind. This particular client paid twice my usual freelance rate because I was willing to write articles for him at a moment’s notice – at any time of day or night.  

July 29, 2019

Abortion Rights, Our Future: Gen Z Talks!

Last week, we partnered with Advocates For Youth to talk with some Generation Z advocates about the future of abortion access. If you missed that conversation, not to worry! Here are some of the best moments

July 29, 2019

If Medicaid Were a Person: The Five Stages of Birthday Processing

nbsp; Stage One: Another Year Bites the Dust!   On July 30, 2019, it’s going to be a party! Today, Medicaid will add another candle to its cake and celebrate its 54th birthday! Fifty-four years is

July 26, 2019

Why You Can’t Get Fired for Having an Abortion: The Latest Sex Discrimination Ruling From a Louisiana Federal Court

Discrimination against an individual for having an abortion is sex discrimination, plain and simple. A federal district court in Louisiana recently reaffirmed this basic principle in the case Ducharme v. Crescent City Déjà Vu, L.L.C., in which the court held that federal and state anti-discrimination laws prohibit employers from firing employees for having an

July 26, 2019

Put Down Your Dystopic Novel, the Real Deal is Here: DeOtte v. Azar   

Behind closed doors, our reproductive rights are being traded away.  We couldn’t write fiction this brash. So, sit back and let us recount the very real story about the case that is quietly gutting the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.    Chapter 1 – The Judge  Article III

July 24, 2019

What the Latest Proposed Rule on SNAP Categorical Eligibility Really Means

Yesterday, the Trump administration published a new proposed rule targeting women, girls, and working families in need. This time, he wants to bypass Congress and cut billions of  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, which help millions across the country feed their families in times

July 22, 2019

Gender Justice Superlatives: These States Are Getting it Right

 As Trump continues to stack the bench and pass policies rooted in white supremacy, patriarchy, and xenophobia—we’ve been looking to states to help promote equity and counter the harmful policies coming from the Trump-Pence administration. Across the

July 17, 2019

Victory for Birth Control in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Friday afternoon that the dangerous Trump-Pence birth control rules will remain BLOCKED while litigation proceeds – and it cited a brief submitted by NWLC and its

July 15, 2019

Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants Have a Long, Chaotic History

These past several weeks we’ve heard of some unthinkable attacks on migrants coming to the U.S. seeking refuge. From children being denied toothbrushes,  families dying as they cross the Rio Grande River seeking asylum, and communities across the nation being targeted by threats of ICE raids, Trump is doubling down on

July 15, 2019

Five Things You Should Know about the Women’s National Soccer Team Pay Discrimination Suit

There were more than just cheers on Sunday after the U.S. women’s national soccer team beat the Netherlands, winning their second consecutive World Cup and bringing their world championship total to an astounding four. Instead of chanting