All Day Today, People Are Speaking Up to Support Abortion Rights

One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime. Today's "1 in 3 abortion speakout" shares their stories.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Taina Asili's #BlackLivesMatter Anthem "Freedom"

We're excited to debut a new music video from Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde. “‘Freedom’ is a musical contribution to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and it was inspired by the organizing work I do in my community to end mass incarceration and state violence,” says Asili.  Read more »

Planned Parenthood Files Lawsuit Against Duplicitous Video Group

The “anti-abortion extremists" are gettin' sued.  Read more »

Documentary "After Tiller" Explores the Lives of Late-Term Abortion Providers

The women behind the film discuss tackling a taboo topic onscreen with a feminist lens.  Read more »

Nineteen States Get Failing Grades for Reproductive Health

How does your state fare on access to abortion, birth control, and sex-ed?  Read more »

Backtalk: Bill Cosby & Tamir Rice

On Backtalk, Bitch editors Sarah and Amy talk about pop culture news of the week. This week, they grapple with what we can all learn from one of the many sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby finally resulting in criminal charges and discuss how deaths like Tamir Rice's don't get enough... Read more »

One Often-Overlooked Need for Gun Control: Ending Domestic Abuse

America has a gun problem. Read more »

Laws Restricting Abortion Access Don't Improve Health—They Hurt, Say Doctors

The Supreme Court hears from opponents of a controversial Texas law. Read more »

Backtalk: Stuff We Learned in 2015

Backtalk is officially one year old! Amy and Sarah celebrate the one-year anniversary of the podcast by reflecting on what they learned from pop culture in 2015, including lessons from How to Get Away With Murder, and discuss how they grew as feminists.  Read more »

A Self-Care Guide to Counter Trump Fatigue

Donald Trump has been playing target practice on all my identities.  Read more »

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The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human Growth... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion, the... Read more »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

A participant in a Millenial Activists United protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo by Aaron Banks. Amid national discussions of... Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban, surmounted...

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