After 60 Years of Unsatisfactory Birth Control Options, Hope Emerges

 I distinctly remember the feeling of waking up after the morning after the 2016 election — confused, disappointed, angry and panicked. In my high school that day, one of the most common topics of conversation amongst my group of peers was what long-lasting contraceptive we should get that we could rely on to last us Read more …

We Must End the Criminalization of Girls of Color

The criminalization of children of color is a growing and intensely disturbing phenomenon.  We’re seeing it at the border where families are separated and children placed in cages, and we’re increasingly seeing it in schools, where police are arresting children as young as six for behavioral, not criminal, issues.   That’s what happened in Florida earlier this year, when Read more …

While The Courts—And Anti-Abortion Extremist Governors—Play Politics, Women’s Lives Are In Danger

Washington, D.C. — Governors have just one job that matters today—to keep their citizens safe, healthy and protected from the coronavirus.  But anti-abortion politicians like Texas Governor Greg Abbott, as well as Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, are using the pandemic as an excuse to fuel their personal vendetta against abortion care.    They Read more …