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Whether or not Roberts would overturn Roe, his judicial conservatism provides ample cause for concern.

An international furor over the hanging of "two gay teenagers" in Iran.

Should pro-choicers just give up and let Roe go?

By engaging the marriage debate only in terms of "gay rights," progressives have put themselves in a losing position.

The FDA's refusal to issue a decision on Plan B reflects
the influence of the Christian right over Bush Administration policy.

Reframing abortion takes the issue out of its real-life context, which is the experience of women.

The Kansas senator has been grandstanding for the right for years, and now he has his sights set on the White House.

The debate over women and Islam is polarizing Dutch society.

A new biography of one of the Enlightment's most remarkable thinkers.

Thanks to the wonders of reproductive science, you too can have a virgin birth.

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These women are making substantive improvements on their college campuses to stop sexual assault before it happens.

July 24, 2014

Mothers like Shanesha Taylor and Debra Harrell are caught in a childcare Catch-22 that we made for them.

July 22, 2014

Hooligan Sparrow, a lone voice for China’s sex workers, is being gagged on the eve of her appearance at the International AIDS Conference in Australia.

July 21, 2014

Women there die from pregnancy-related causes at three times the national average. A report highlights the dangers of birthing while black.

July 16, 2014

Senate legislation could put the pro-choice movement back on the offensive.

July 15, 2014

After being denied access to workplace facilities for being transgender, a Hobby Lobby employee is now pressing a discrimination case with the Illinois Human Rights Commission. 

July 14, 2014

Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!

July 10, 2014

Senate Democrats fight the ruling that allows corporate executives to make healthcare decisions for female employees.

July 9, 2014

The Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is a victory for the forces of nonsense.

July 9, 2014

The Department of Education has never sanctioned a school for sexual-assault related violations. It’s time to change that.

July 8, 2014