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Gloating and fund-raising

Awhile ago, while writing about a survey that showed more men than women would be secretly pleased at an unintended pregnancy, I offered this theory as to why: In our sexist society, the decision to marry is basically on the man. Women are the ones who are supposed to be…

Turns out a lot of men look forward to the oops pregnancy

I know I’ve been writing a lot about reproductive rights and sexual health issues, but the stories I want to comment on seem to be increasing lately. As someone who writes a lot about these issues, I’ve noticed something interesting over the years about the feedback I get on the…

A rom com about abortion

There’s a lot of complaining about how unintended pregnancy in romantic comedies is always dealt with by having the baby, even in situations where it’s highly unlikely that the protagonists would do that in real life. (Knocked Up and Juno being the big examples.) But it took director Gillian Robespierre…

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