Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Sex Ed Is Reproductive Justice

This week Alda Santana sexual health educator and coordinator of the City's peer sexual health educators program joined me to talk about sex education as a necessary component of reproductive justice. neither can exist without the other.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Happy 43rd Birthday, Roe v. Wade!

This week Amanda Williams of the Lilith Fund for Reproductive Equity and Genevieve Cato of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas joined me this week to talk about the first 43 years of Roe v. Wade, SCOTUS, HB2, and the future of bodily autonomy for women in the U.S.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Texas Striving for Highest Teen Birth Rate in the Nation

Tina Hester, Executive Director of Jane's Due Process joined me to talk about the implementation of HB 3994 which further restricts judicial bypass access for teens seeking abortion. Now their request can be put off for 5 days at which point it is essentially denied. Time is of the essence for teens who statistically get their pregnancies diagnosed later and have even fewer resources to meet the 20 week ban and get to one of the remaining clinics in the state.