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Overturning Roe v. Wade Directly Impacts Marginalized Communities

Nena Lezama
On June 24 the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that officially stated that the U.S. protected a pregnant person’s right to choose an abortion. This means that abortion is no longer protected on a national...
News and Entertainment

Rita Moreno and AOC Talk Abortion following Overturn of Roe v. Wade

Iconic Puerto Rican actress, Rita Moreno, 90, shared how in 1973 she became pregnant while dating fellow Hollywood legend Marlon Brando and the subsequent trauma from her abortion. The Oscar winner is speaking out about her experience in the aftermath...
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The Economic Impact on Women if Roe v. Wade is Overturned

Virginia Isaad
Kara Pérez is the founder of Bravely Go, a financial platform focused on feminist economics and inclusive personal finance. When Politico leaked the Supreme Court document stating plans to overturn abortion rights,  my stomach dropped. It showed that Roe v Wade, the landmark...
Family

Infertility Isn’t Something to Be Ashamed of & We Should All Be Talking About It

Despite the fact that infertility affects more than 10 percent of women in the United States, it continues to be an issue that causes intense feelings of shame and embarrassment in women, who often at least emotionally, assume the burden...
Lifestyle

Planned Parenthood Sues Trump Administration Over Changes To Family Planning Program

Johanna Ferreira
The Trump administration has been trying to strip funding from Planned Parenthood since Donald Trump took office. It’s something that’s been on Republicans in state legislatures’ agenda for years. But Planned Parenthood is fighting back. The non-profit organization that provides...
Lifestyle

Interstitial Cystitis: The Painful Pelvic Disorder Your Gyno Isn’t Telling You About

Johanna Ferreira
I was newly engaged and living with my then-fiancé, when I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome, a condition that causes pelvic pain, pressure or discomfort in the bladder or pelvic region. I was...