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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

New “exceptions” to the country’s total ban on abortion are worthless in practice.

We can, and should, support trans men and other gender-non-conforming people without erasing women from the fight for reproductive rights.

The romance in the film isn’t perverse—and that’s the problem.

He was an old-school monarch who made America feel good about itself again.

The country struggles with religion and integration one week after the Charlie Hebdo murders.

These groups are already making a difference for women, victims of war, disease and violence—but they can do more with your help.

They aren’t very interested in compromise, or birth control—or, for that matter, in engaging much with pro-choicers.


Katha Pollitt
Katha Pollitt is well known for her wit and her keen sense of both the...