Reproductive Justice

The debate about personhood has become critical for both pro-life and prochoice advocates. As a provider and researcher of women's reproductive healthcare, this debate is something that has been on my mind for some time now. Is the embryo or fetus a person? Most pro-lifers argue that life begins at conception and this new life should also be considered a "person" and therefore have the rights of all people who are born and present on earth. While this concept sounds nice, in reality it

Sister Song women of color reproductive justice collective was founded in 1997 by 16 organizations of women of color who realized that women of color have the right and responsibility to seek out and speak out for the reproductive and social issues that impact women of color and LGBTQ women of color. Our needs are not always met by traditional middle class white feminist groups. We have unique challenges that we need to speak out for and fight for. As a woman of color physician, I am so