Byllye Avery, cofounder of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, speaks to historian Susan Reverby about her activist work, beginning in the 1970s, to increase women’s access to abortion. She discusses the state of reproductive rights before and after Roe v. Wade, the genesis of the “reproductive justice” movement, and the tactics that might be needed in a post-Roe future.
Posts tagged "abortion"
A Broad Argument, Narrowly Targeted Michelle Kinsey Bruns With Pro, Katha Pollitt Gives the Abortion Rights Movement Its Modern Credo Jill Filipovic The End of the Single-Issue Struggle Dani McClain Unmuddling the Muddled Middle: Pollitt’s Passionate Call to Action Eesha Pandit Let’s Talk about Sex, Not Abortion Loretta Ross Reproductive Justice 101 Rickie Solinger A […]
On the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Signs would like to highlight some of the work on reproductive rights and reproductive justice that has been published in the journal, emphasizing in particular how feminist scholarship has broadened the conversations around abortion in ways that both insist on the necessity of access to abortion and […]