Within the pro-choice movement, we often end up focusing on abortion and contraception, and we leave out those facing a different sort of barrier: infertility for LGBTQ people.
The acting president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund spoke with Rewire.News about the past, present, and future of birth control.
This is something worth celebrating—it’s also reproductive justice, actualized.
"The effect [of the COVID-19 outbreak] on people accessing abortion care is considerable, especially in those states that have limited access."
Black women are two to three times more likely to get fibroids than our white female counterparts. We are also more likely to experience implicit bias and be disempowered by our health-care system.
"Those who were most marginalized before this are being hit the hardest now."