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The new film ‘Belly of the Beast’ explores the legacy of forced sterilizations in California’s prison system

“Belly of the Beast.” Photo: Idle Wild Films/PBS Independent Lens

If there’s no right to privacy, a whole line of rulings goes out the window

Amy Coney Barrett speaks during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation. Photo: Pool/Getty Images

Ridley Scott’s space horror classic just turned 40. It’s never been more relevant to our debates over sex, gender, and reproductive rights.

Illustration: Pablo Iglesias

Reproductive rights, women’s rights, and transgender rights are not competing for causes — they are one and the same

Credit: Marc Nozell via flickr/CC BY 2.0

We’ve confused “sexism” with meanness — and sexists routinely benefit from our confusion

Photo by Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call/Getty

Jessica Valenti

There is no room for a presidential nominee who’s behind the curve on abortion rights.

Credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Jessica Valenti

We cannot ask women to follow laws written by men who believe our bodies work like a game of ‘Marble Run’

Credit: Science Photo Library/Getty Images

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