May 23, 2018

The Trump-Pence Administration’s Priority is Crystal Clear – Controlling Our Bodies

Last night, the Trump-Pence administration released a horrific “gag rule” aimed at preventing doctors and other health care providers that serve low-income people from discussing abortion with their patients. By going after Title X-funded providers, this

May 11, 2018

The Long and Short of It: Short-Term Plans Have Bad Long-Term Consequences for Women’s Health and Economic Security

UPDATE: In early August, the Trump Administration finalized this harmful rule—expanding these “short-term” plans and undermining access to affordable, quality health insurance. Thankfully, Senator Baldwin is taking the lead against the Administration’s latest attempt to undermine

April 18, 2018

Too Many Patients Are Also Saying #MeToo

Sexual harassment and violence is so engrained in our everyday experience it sometimes feels inescapable: You’ve been sexually harassed at work? Me too. You were sexually assaulted at school?  Me too. Your doctor sexually assaulted or

April 16, 2018

A Prescription for Discrimination – The Trump-Pence Administration Wants to Roll Back the Health Care Rights Law.

Get ready everyone! The Trump-Pence Administration is one step closer to finalizing a proposed rule that we have reason to believe would attempt to roll back the Affordable Care Act’s Health Care Rights Law, also known

April 13, 2018

Racism in Health Care – For Black Women Who Become Pregnant, It’s a Matter of Life and Death

Women in the United States die during or after pregnancy at higher rates than almost anywhere else in the developed world. And unlike most other countries the maternal mortality rate keeps rising. The rates are particularly

April 9, 2018

NWLC Report: Fired and Threatened – Simply for Providing or Supporting Abortion.

Doctors and nurses should never fear losing their jobs simply because they treated patients seeking abortion, or because they support abortion access. Yet across the country clinicians are fired, threatened, and otherwise punished for providing abortion

March 20, 2018

HHS’ Discriminatory and Dangerous Proposed Health Care Rule, in Grey’s Anatomy GIFs

From ending gun violence to sexual assault to fighting for DREAMERs – there’s a lot going on in Trump’s America for today’s intersectional feminist activist. One thing that might be flying under your radar? The sneaky

March 15, 2018

We DEMAND Justice for Jane: Remove Scott Lloyd!

I am outraged and disgusted by the Trump-Pence appointee for the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Scott Lloyd, who has made it his personal mission to do everything in his power to force young, pregnant immigrant

March 15, 2018

What If You Couldn’t Get Emergency Contraception Because Someone Objected to It?

The Trump-Pence Administration is trying to make it easier for personal beliefs to dictate patient care. This could mean that your pharmacy could refuse to provide you birth control, a receptionist could refuse to book you

March 9, 2018

Mississippi 15 Week Abortion Ban: Deliberately Unconstitutional and Bad for Women

Yesterday, the Mississippi Legislature voted to pass House Bill 1510, which would ban abortion in the state 15 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period. It will now be sent to Governor Phil Bryant, who has

March 9, 2018

Utah is Finally Increasing Access to Birth Control and Working to Close the Coverage Gap – I’m Thrilled!

Having grown up in Utah there are many things I love about my home state: mountains, the University of Utah (my alma mater), and red rocks. And now I get to add increased access to family

March 8, 2018

West Virginia Voters Won’t Stand for Attempts to Take Rights and Health Care Away from Women

West Virginia politicians have made clear they care more about scoring political points than they do about women and families. On Monday, while teachers across the state—most of whom are women—were striking for fair pay, the