Published in


The End of Roe v. Wade Was Easy to See Coming

The right to legal abortion in all 50 states has been in crisis for years. Why weren’t we panicking?

Photo: Mark Meyer/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty

Last Wednesday night — a few hours after Justice Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, a few hours after the overturn of Roe v. Wade had become inevitable — I realized that my relationship to my body…




What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

What else but home?

How America’s Inequality Machine Is Firing the Dow Into Orbit

About Protect Squirrel Hill

Family of Missing Clevland Woman, Rajah McQueen Still Searching For Answers Months After Her…

Rajah McQueen

Preventing GBV Involves Everyone

‘Pride Without Borders’ conference was a life-changing experience that began with a cup of coffee

Submissive Collaborators of Colour Wanted (Those with Integrity Need Not Apply)

Twelve passages that stuck with me in 2019

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

More from Medium

Ignorance is The Biggest Threat To Our Democracy — Disinformation Is Just an Excuse

Taylor Swift’s New Narrative of Empowerment

Toxic Standoms Need To End

Covers of kpop artists on a wall

Should Jada Pinkett Smith’s Alopecia Be Off-limits to Comedians?