Tag Archives: reproductive rights

Human Rights

Today, December 10, is Human Right Day — the day when the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As we take a moment to remember the importance of protecting these rights, let’s not forget that, as Renee Chelian points out over at RH Reality Check, reproductive rights and […]

Pictures from Michelle Goldberg’s Book Reading!

If you’ll remember, last week the amazing author Michelle Goldberg had a reading of her new book The Means of Reproduction at Babeland in Soho. And it was fantastic! Michelle shared stories and facts from her book (like did you know George Bush Sr. used to be called “rubbers” because he was such a big […]

Means of Reproduction! At Babeland! Tonight!

What are you doing tonight? I know where we’ll be — one of my favorite authors, investigative journalist Michelle Goldberg, is reading from her new book The Means of Reproduction at NYC’s Babeland (at 43 Mercer Street)! If you haven’t read the book yet you really should. It’s I believe one of the first, and […]

Footage from the vigil yesterday

Thanks to everyone who came out, and to Courtney at Feministing for posting.

17 Year Olds Can Get Emergency Contraception Without a Prescription!

Great news! Today the FDA announced that they would go along with a Federal Court’s ruling that they make emergency contraception available over-the-counter to anyone over age 17. Which is great news! Especially since, as the Federal Judge originally cited, the FDA decision to only make emergency contraception available over the counter to those 18+ […]

What are you doing Thursday night?

Hopefully, you’ve answered ‘Going to see Words of Choice at Judson Memorial Church.’ For those of you who’ve never seen the theater performance before it’s a powerful experience — described as the “Vagina Monologues” only for reproductive rights. The theater performance tells a dozen stories of women (and men) as they navigate their sexuual and […]

Amazon admits fault

Update on the Amazon.com saga! Patti Smith, an Amazon spokesperson has called the stripping of sales-rankings on LGBT, feminist and reproductive health books as “an embarrassing and ham-fisted cataloging error.” Also, apparently more that 57,310 books were effected! Yet while they’re admitting fault, fixing this error has been a slow process. Thousands of books still […]