The Jazz Birth Center of Manhattan was born out of an urgent need for low-risk pregnant people to have options outside of giving birth in a hospital.
SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19
In the weeks and months to come, the coronavirus outbreak will affect every aspect of our lives, likely in ways we can't yet imagine. But the need for accurate, timely information about reproductive and sexual health-care issues, including abortion care and birth control access, is more vital than ever.
What is especially disgraceful about this latest assault on reproductive rights is that we ended up where we started.
Doing away with abortion rights during the COVID-19 pandemic, like many abortion restrictions, is overwhelmingly unpopular.
"You can’t wait one week, two weeks, five weeks. You’ve got to do it right then. It’s got to be accessible."
What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Reproductive Health
Republicans and anti-choice activists are enraged that Planned Parenthood wasn't left to falter in the economic catastrophe brought by COVID-19.
We haven't convinced everyone to wear condoms, but there are certainly lessons to be learned from decades of trying that we can apply to this moment with face masks.
Reproductive health advocates call the Republican legislation even worse than the discriminatory Hyde Amendment, which for decades has eroded low-income people's access to abortion care.
On April 27, Arkansas officials issued a directive requiring anyone seeking elective surgery to obtain a negative COVID-19 test 48 hours prior to an abortion. Can you guess which elective procedure those officials were primarily targeting? Yep, that's right: procedural abortion. On this episode of Boom! Lawyered, Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo explain everything happening in Arkansas.
What's the point of forcing abortion patients to obtain a negative COVID-19 test, besides creating another barrier to care? There is none.
For People Living on the Texas Border, COVID-19 Brings Unique Challenges to Reproductive Health Care
Promotoras are community health workers who usually go door to door and provide essential reproductive health information and access to residents of colonias. But what happens during a pandemic?
"We need to give women the grace to do what they need to help themselves."
Domestic violence counselors are facing a range of challenges in using telehealth services to stay in touch with survivors who may be stuck with their abusers during COVID-19 lockdown.
This is something worth celebrating—it’s also reproductive justice, actualized.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's push to ban abortion during the COVID-19 outbreak could mean long waitlists for care will become the norm across the state.