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Influential Christian Group’s Real View of ‘Religious Freedom’ Laws: They Could Undermine LGBTQ Rights

Comments made last year by a senior attorney at the Alliance Defending Freedom could have enormous implications for how Americans now grapple with the development of LGBTQ rights in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision...Show More Summary

Marriage Equality Could Be Health-Care Access Boon for LGBTQ Couples

Gay couples are less likely to have employer-sponsored health insurance than married heterosexual couples, but that may be about to change. Image: Shutterstock The post Marriage Equality Could Be Health-Care Access Boon for LGBTQ Couples appeared first on RH Reality Check.

No, Teens Did Not Create a Working Condom That Changes Colors if You Have an STI, and Maybe They Shouldn’t

Last week, the media went wild discussing a condom that could change colors if it came in contact with an STI. Not only is this condom chameleon just an idea at this point, it might not be the best idea. Image: Shutterstock The post No, Teens Did Not Create a Working Condom That Changes Colors if You Have an STI, and Maybe They Shouldn’t appeared first on RH Reality Check.

How Do You Make a Safe Abortion Any Safer?

Rather than making abortion safer, Texas' omnibus abortion law may actually compromise the health of women in the state if the Fifth Circuit's ruling earlier this month goes into effect. Image: Shutterstock The post How Do You Make a Safe Abortion Any Safer? appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Oregon Residents Can Now Get Birth Control Prescription Without Doctor’s Visit

Oregon lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill allowing women to get birth control prescriptions from a pharmacist instead of a physician, a shift that could vastly expand access to contraceptives throughout the state. Image: Shutterstock The post Oregon Residents Can Now Get Birth Control Prescription Without Doctor’s Visit appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Obama’s Overtime Pay Overhaul to Have Big Impact on Women, People of Color

The proposed rule would boost the overtime exemption from $23,660 a year to $50,440 a year. Image: Shutterstock The post Obama’s Overtime Pay Overhaul to Have Big Impact on Women, People of Color appeared first on RH Reality Check.

It’s Not Black People Who Need to Change

White women have sat for too long as passive spectators to brutality and genocide committed by our own families, in our names, because we have been full of false convictions. Even if we did not start them, we can decide now to end them. Image: AAraujo / Shutterstock.com The post It’s Not Black People Who Need to Change appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Will the Supreme Court Take up Another Contraception Challenge?

An order issued Monday suggests the Roberts Court could jump back into the fight over contraception coverage next term. Image: Shutterstock The post Will the Supreme Court Take up Another Contraception Challenge? appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Recent SNAP Restrictions Are Another Reminder That Poverty Is a Reproductive Issue

I know firsthand that for many people, poverty is often related to a lack of access to basic health care, including abortion. This growing burden, carried primarily by poor people, is a blind spot for many legislatures and courts around...Show More Summary

Roberts Court: Texas Abortion Providers Can Stay Open for Now

HB 2 bans abortion after 20 weeks, limits the prescription of medication abortion, requires abortion-providing doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals, and requires facilities that provide abortion care to operate asShow More Summary

What’s Next for Equality After Friday’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision affirming marriage equality marks an important early step in the fight for gender equality. Image: Shutterstock The post What’s Next for Equality After Friday’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling appeared first on RH Reality Check.

As Confederate Flag Comes Down, Race Remains Central to South Carolina’s Health-Care Woes

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s denunciation of the Confederate flag last week has in some ways overshadowed her refusal to act in other areas related to structural inequality, such as refusing to expand health-care access to low-income...Show More Summary

Gay Republicans Met With Hostility at GOP Convention

In registration packets for the Western Conservative Summit, which attracted GOP presidential contenders to Denver over the weekend, conference goers received a booklet titled, “Top Ten Myths About Homosexuality.” Image: Arina P Habich / Shutterstock.com The post Gay Republicans Met With Hostility at GOP Convention appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Ohio Senate GOP Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a ban on abortion after 20 weeks' gestation only hours after it went through committee. Image: Shutterstock The post Ohio Senate GOP Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban appeared first on RH Reality Chec...

In the End, It Was Anti-Choicers Who Caused the Abortion Pill Revolution

For years, medication abortion ranked far behind surgical abortion in popularity. But now that may be changing, as women increasingly see the pill—legal or not—as a way to get around draconian abortion restrictions. Image: Shutterstock The post In the End, It Was Anti-Choicers Who Caused the Abortion Pill Revolution appeared first on RH Reality Check.

#TitleIXAt43: How We Talk About the Landmark Anti-Discrimination Legislation

Title IX changed the course of history for many individuals when it comes to athletics and being able to partake in programs that discriminate against individuals based on sex. But when we talk about the landmark legislation, peopleShow More Summary

Supreme Court Rules for Marriage Equality

The 5-4 decision ends the flood of cases challenging statewide same-sex marriage bans across the country. Image: Shutterstock The post Supreme Court Rules for Marriage Equality appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Kansas Judge Blocks GOP’s Radical Abortion Ban

A state court judge ruled from the bench Thursday the law, which ban the most commonly used method of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester, should be blocked while a trial on its constitutionality proceeds. Image: Shutterstock The post Kansas Judge Blocks GOP’s Radical Abortion Ban appeared first on RH Reality Check.

What the ‘Abortion Drone’ Will (And Won’t) Mean for Reproductive Rights

The Poland "abortion drone" is causing a splash in the media and excited buzz in the reproductive rights community, but it has also become a source of misinformation and anxiety. Image: Shutterstock The post What the ‘Abortion Drone’ Will (And Won’t) Mean for Reproductive Rights appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Justice Kennedy Emerges As Important, Complicated Voice on Race in Fair Housing Case

The Roberts Court surprised many on Thursday by upholding an important provision of the Fair Housing Act, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as an important voice for civil rights jurisprudence. Image: WikiMedia Commons The post Justice Kennedy Emerges As Important, Complicated Voice on Race in Fair Housing Case appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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