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The Ongoing Fight for Our Freedom

On National Voter Registration Day, the work of ensuring that eligible voters can exercise their fundamental right remains critical

Anti-Women’s Health Politicians in Congress Are Trying to Attack DC Home Rule and Women’s Reproductive Rights

Sounds like common sense, right? Your boss shouldn’t be able to fire you for using birth control.
April 20, 2015

Quiz: How Many Days 'Til Equal Pay?

How many more work days does a woman need to make as much as a man? Take the quiz to find out.
April 14, 2015

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Gynotician Alert of the Week: March 30–April 3, 2015

#JunkScience takes hold in Arizona, Texas gynoticians think cancer screenings aren’t a big deal for women, Arkansas likes to discriminate, and Indiana gets an HIV outbreak after shutting down Planned Parenthood.
April 3, 2015

Planned Parenthood Global Launches 'Healthiest Generation' Tumblr

On our new Tumblr you can expect to find playlists with amazing music from countries across Latin America and Africa; inspiring stories of badass change makers from around the world; photos, videos and GIFs illuminating the front lines of this work; and much more.
March 31, 2015

A Genderqueer Movement Beneath Women’s History

Celebrating Women’s History Month isn’t just about celebrating women’s history. As a genderqueer poet, student, and activist, I believe it’s time to raise up all the voices that are too often silenced or cast to the side
March 27, 2015

Gloria Steinem Just Turned 81 — And Her Words Still Shake Things Up

Chances are you know feminist icon Gloria Steinem. What you might not know are Steinem’s more recent, poignant statements about unity across gender lines
March 25, 2015

Happy 5th Anniversary, Obamacare!

5 years ago, Congress enacted the single biggest advance for women’s health in generations: the Affordable Care Act. In those five years, the ACA has brought affordable health care to about 25.5 million Americans. But it didn't happen by magic.
March 23, 2015

Pregnant and uninsured? For women who become pregnant outside of Obamacare's open enrollment window, that's the harsh reality.

No pregnant woman should have to worry about enrollment dates and blackout periods to get the care she needs. Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can fix this with a stroke of her pen — so let's push her to do the right thing.
March 19, 2015

Bloody Sunday 50 Years On: The Fight for Justice Continues in Selma

Fifty years ago, brave women and men marched for voting rights because their belief in justice was greater than their fear. In places like Selma, AL, and surrounding counties, all it took was being black and in the wrong place at the wrong time to get you murdered.
March 9, 2015