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Our Bodies

Exploring the female body from a woman-centered perspective.

Italy: Sexually Abusive Gynecologist Caught in the Act

Italy: Sexually Abusive Gynecologist Caught in the Act

Miniello tricked patients into sex by claiming his bodily fluids are cancer prevention.

Diana Thompson
Diana Thompson
Italy
Ukrainian Surrogacy Clinic Advertises Babies for Black Friday

Ukrainian Surrogacy Clinic Advertises Babies for Black Friday

Surrogacy industry in Ukraine specifically targets poor women from small villages.

Genevieve Gluck
Genevieve Gluck
Surrogacy
Republicans Claim to Be the Party of Freedom

Republicans Claim to Be the Party of Freedom

(Unless you want an abortion)

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
Abortion
Internalized Misogyny in Breeding and Impregnation Kink

Internalized Misogyny in Breeding and Impregnation Kink

Why are people aroused by pregnancy risk?

Marissa Newby
Marissa Newby
sex-positivity
The Real Reasons Women May Be In Poor Health

The Real Reasons Women May Be In Poor Health

It’s not genetics, it’s patriarchy.

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
Our Bodies
Don’t Have Children (Just Because the World Tells You To)

Don’t Have Children (Just Because the World Tells You To)

From one mother who loves her kids, but imagines another life

Alison Tennent
motherhood
I am a Mother to My Stillborn Son, Not a "Birthing Parent"

I am a Mother to My Stillborn Son, Not a "Birthing Parent"

When gender-neutral language does more harm than good

Lauren Adams
Our Bodies
Women’s Organizations are Removing the Word "Women" From Their Vocabulary

Women’s Organizations are Removing the Word "Women" From Their Vocabulary

They claim the word is "not inclusive"

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
female erasure
Reddit is Censoring Women’s Health Support Groups

Reddit is Censoring Women’s Health Support Groups

The move is part of a larger pattern of silencing women on the platform

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
Censorship
"Woman" Is Not a Dirty Word

"Woman" Is Not a Dirty Word

When we erase the word “woman”, we erase women’s material reality.

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
Opinion
Excess Babies: The Tragedy of the Surrogacy Industry During COVID-19

Excess Babies: The Tragedy of the Surrogacy Industry During COVID-19

Surrogacy agency in Ukraine left with babies who will not be collected by the biological parents

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
COVID-19
Republicans are Using Coronavirus as an Excuse to Ban Surgical Abortions

Republicans are Using Coronavirus as an Excuse to Ban Surgical Abortions

Elective procedures are being cancelled at hospitals across the country as the medical system tries to make room for the demand due to COVID-19. Healthcare systems are already being pushed to capacity while hospital workers lack essential equipment like masks and respirators. Fears are mounting that it will only get

M. K. Fain
M. K. Fain
COVID-19