"I’m here today to make a promise: Every time someone brings up my family’s story, I’m going to use it to lift up the story of your families and your communities."
And what gave us joy and food for thought includes a podcast by two girlfriends, a comic featuring a lie-detecting cat, the autobiography of a Black radical, a Mexican cookbook, and media about women in sports.
Immigration and civil rights advocates have shown they will continue to push back on the decision, by launching information campaigns and clinics to help DACA recipients and their supporters navigate what’s next.
Our list includes conscious comics; a treatise on love; podcasts on topics from abortion to Muslim life in the United States; and histories that we should know but don’t. Enjoy, get angry, and get active.
Rewire invites you to a virtual book club event on Thursday, September 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Joining host Jodi Jacobson will be Gillian Thomas, senior attorney at the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and author of Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work.
The executive directors of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Care Network discuss the challenges and opportunities they have faced so far as leaders of abortion access organizations in the context of one of the most hostile cultural and political climates since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.
The event is part of a national movement aimed at refocusing the debate on abortion from a political perspective to a personal one.
If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.
Authors David S. Cohen and Krysten Connon join reproductive health advocate Jen Boulanger and Rewire Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson to discuss Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism.
Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Group Might Have Committed Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud, New Evidence Suggests
Rewire recently asked its colleagues working to advance justice movements throughout the country to share what affected them most in 2014 and their greatest wish for 2015.
"For 108 days, we have continuously been admonished that we should 'let the system work,' and wait to see what the results are," protesters and supporters in Ferguson explain in their open letter. "The results are in. And we still don’t have justice."
On Thursday, November 20, the first ever live-streamed abortion speak-out will feature a diverse group of 100 women who will discuss their personal experiences with abortion and abortion care.
More tweets on the "weekend of resistance" in Ferguson, Missouri, October 10-13.
A roundup of tweets on the "weekend of resistance" in Ferguson, Missouri, October 10-13.
Rewire Campaign Director Natasha Chart shares her experience with intimate partner violence on the #WhyIStayed hashtag on Twitter.
Rewire is pleased to bring you a few of the thousands of stories that unfolded during the summer of 2013 at the state capitol in Austin, Texas.
2013 not only saw a number of pro-choice successes but also countless hard-working activists and allies who, against tremendous odds, put in time and energy to advance reproductive rights and health and ensure the safety of women and girls of all backgrounds.
Though 2013 might have brought an array of new abortion restrictions and other setbacks for reproductive rights, there were also a number of reasons for pro-choice allies around the country to be proud this year. The staff of Rewire notes some of the top pro-choice successes of 2013.
Reportedly, tampons, pads, condoms, tissue, and other items were being confiscated for a time from individuals entering the Texas capitol building today. Guns are allowed in the building, with a permit. Twitter is, unsurprisingly, ablaze.
"The Promise of Texas is bigger than personal ambition and extremist interests—bigger than one political party. Together, we can do what they won’t—we can stand up for each other, stand up for what’s right—and stand up for Texas."
The news is getting worse, not better. Beatriz has been denied a life-saving abortion. Will you help?
We, and the 32,904 undersigned, write to ask that you pass along our names to the office of President Mauricio Funes and the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador in support of the human rights, health, and life of Beatriz, whose case is now before the court.
The Kansas Department of Corrections is treating the recording between Scott Roeder, the convicted murderer of Dr. George Tiller, and Army of God member David Leach as a serious threat.