Alice Pettway

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Alice Pettway is a poet and writer whose work has appeared in over 30 print and online journals. 

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Mary Duschene

Much time, energy, and money has been spent fighting the Trump Administration’s efforts to undermine gender equity. But women aren’t just playing defense. Read more



Laura Kneedler

The American Medical Association, along with Planned Parenthood has just sued the Trump Administration for its ‘gag rule,’ on funding for abortion providers. Here's why the AMA says the rule, if implemented, “will be a national public health crisis.” Read more


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Lorie Shaull

This is a moment anti-choice politicians and activists have been working toward for years. With Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, state-level activism will be front-and-center for protecting reproductive rights in 2019. Read more


Of 21 countries ,the U.S. ranks 17th in terms of pay equity. Global organizations aim to remedy the problem; the Trump Administration is moving to make it worse. Read more

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Charlotte Cooper

Trump and the Republicans have been busy restricting women's access to healthcare. Time to get to work shutting them down. Read more



Adventure Jay

The Order on "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty," signed in the Rose Garden on National Prayer Day, effectively opens the door for employers to impose their religious beliefs on their employees. Where's the freedom in that? Read more


Since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973, states have passed more than 1,000 restrictions on abortion access, and under Trump the trend continues. But support for reproductive justice is building on many fronts. Read more


Texas’s backhanded methods aren’t anything new. What is surprising is its blatant disregard for the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more


A woman's story from Columbia is a cautionary tale for women in the U.S. Read more