Sexism

Combating Street Harassment

In 2014, a Youtube video went viral for documenting 10 hours of walking in NYC as a woman. While some found the amount of catcalling in the video surprising, most women who live in urban areas know all too well what it’s like to experience street harassment. While the federal government prohibits gender-based harassment in… Continue reading Combating Street Harassment

Reproductive Justice

Brett Kavanaugh and Reproductive Rights

Democrats have called for the postponement of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. That’s a good thing for reproductive rights advocates, but it’s important to stay informed on the threat posed by the nominee. Kavanaugh still has a good chance of being appointed to our nation’s highest court, and, as there’s no limit on… Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh and Reproductive Rights

Abortion

Our Reaction to a Recent Invasion by Anti-Choice Protesters

On Saturday, December 2nd, Capital Women’s Services was infiltrated by anti-choice militants who harassed, demeaned and disrespected our patients and who physically prevented our medical staff from entering our facility. While we are disheartened by the seemingly growing willingness of anti-choicers to violate federal law, we are thankful that the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington,… Continue reading Our Reaction to a Recent Invasion by Anti-Choice Protesters