Reproductive Rights

Reproductive Rights

What It Means: Trump Administration Introduces Title X Gag Rule Proposal

Health
This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced a gag rule that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, radically restrict health care providers, and impact millions of people across the country. ...
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Inslee Signs Reproductive Parity Act Into Law: Big Win for Women, Families

Health
The RPA requires all insurance plans in Washington state that cover maternity care to also cover abortions, ensuring that women are able to make the decisions that are best for themselves and their families. In addition, the RPA covers all FDA-approved contraception, including emergency contraception, without cost-sharing. ...
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Trump Administration Rolls Back ACA Birth Control Protection

Politics Health
The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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LPAC Endorses Three Progressives for U.S. Senate

Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis./AP Photo/Joe Koshollek
Politics
Russ Feingold (D-WI), Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) and Ted Strickland (D-OH) have been endorsed by LPAC. ...
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Trying to Conceive Soon After Pregnancy Loss May Increase Chances of Live Birth

Health
A new study shows that couples who attempt to conceive within three months after losing an early pregnancy have the same chances, if not greater, of achieving a live birth. ...
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Eastside Women’s Health Center Offers Unique Services to LGBTQ Community

Kristina Chamberlain and Jennifer Jimenez opened the Eastside Women’s Health Center in September to provide specialized health care to the LGBTQ community.
Health Local
More than being a place where women can receive health care, Jimenez and Chamberlain want to provide a place where their patients can let go, be honest and feel basic comfort and acceptance in a non-judgmental environment. ...
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Attacks on LGBT, Reproductive Rights Cannot Be Separated

Editorial
Many of the same politicians seeking to control women’s bodies are also the ones trying to turn back the clock on LGBT equality. ...
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Obama’s Historical State of the Union Address: ‘I Still Believe That We Are One People’

State of the Union address/White House Photo
Top News Politics
Notably the most inclusive State of the Union address in history, President Barack Obama hit the high notes in Washington, D.C. Tuesday evening. ...
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FAQ Available for Equal Marriage in Delaware

Top News National
The Delaware Civil Marriage and Religious Freedom Act of 2013 passed the state legislature on May 7, 2013 and was signed by Governor Markell on the same day. ...
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The ‘Ex-Gay’ Movement Magnified in Latin America

Top News International
A new report finds that the global network remains divided in its stance on harmful “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ individuals, particularly in Latin America. ...
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