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Roe V. Wade

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Kim Raver on Directing That Abortion Conflict Cliffhanger

[The story contains major spoilers from Grey’s Anatomy‘s March 23 episode, “Training Day.”] Kim Raver cites an expression in medicine when talking about where she got the bug to direct: See one, do one. The actress has, in the span of more than a decade, starred on Grey’s Anatomy as Dr. Teddy Altman. She joined […]

‘Call Jane’ Partners With Planned Parenthood, Abortion Care Network to Screen Film With Clinics Across the U.S. (Exclusive)

Roadside Attractions’ Call Jane is teaming with local and national abortion care providers on screenings of the film, as well as other supporting organizations on star-fronted PSAs, to help encourage education and awareness around abortions. Out in theaters Friday, the Elizabeth Banks-led, ’60s-set story follows Joy, a suburban wife and mother who turns to the real-life, […]

Lizzo Says Supreme Court “Politicized Law and Made It a Weapon Against Human Rights” With Roe v. Wade Decision

Lizzo says her decision to support abortion rights “shouldn’t matter if I had a personal experience or knew somebody” and has condemned the U.S. Supreme Court for turning the law into “a weapon against human rights.” In a new cover story for Vanity Fair, the Grammy and Emmy-winning artist discussed her $500,000 donation to Planned […]

Planned Parenthood: ‘Blonde’ Is “Anti-Abortion Propaganda”

Andrew Dominik’s Blonde, the Marilyn Monroe biopic starring Ana de Armas as the screen legend, has been sparking strong reactions since it premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 8 and made its Netflix debut Sept. 28. Film critics have called the movie, which is based on Joyce Carol Oates’ 2000 novel of the […]

Jenny Mollen Shares Her Own Abortion Story, Credits Chrissy Teigen for Inspiring Her to Speak Out

Actress and author Jenny Mollen has opened up about her own abortion procedure and she’s crediting Chrissy Teigen for inspiring her to share her personal story. In an Instagram post published Thursday, the Crash and Girls actress revealed that she experienced two miscarriages while married to her husband and fellow actor Jason Biggs. It was […]

Chrissy Teigen Responds to Online Accusations That She’s Exploiting Her Pregnancy Loss and Abortion Story: “I’ve Already Seen You Do Your Worst”

After sharing her abortion story late last week, Chrissy Teigen is fending off social media users who have criticized and attacked her decision to publicly clarify her pregnancy loss wasn’t a miscarriage as she had previously described it. While speaking Thursday at the social impact agency Propper Daley’s “A Day of Unreasonable Conversation” summit, Teigen […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Boss on Premiere Cliffhangers and Shock Waves From Last Season’s Violent Finale

[This story contains spoilers from the two-episode premiere of season five of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale.] “Everything tastes better when Fred is dead.” Those words are spoken while June Osborne sits at a diner for a group celebratory meal, to the tune of Dolly Parton’s “Gettin’ Happy.” The irony of the uplifting vibe is that […]

Hollywood Flashback: HBO’s ‘If These Walls Could Talk’ Put Abortion in the Spotlight

The Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade has given new poignancy to If These Walls Could Talk, HBO’s 1996 anthology film about three women in different eras — the 1950s, the 1970s and the 1990s — and their experiences with abortion. Demi Moore, Sissy Spacek and Cher each starred in a segment, with Cher […]

‘Call Jane’ Trailer: Elizabeth Banks Joins Forces With Underground Abortion Network

In the first trailer for the drama Call Jane, Elizabeth Banks plays a woman whose dangerous pregnancy leads her to seek an illegal abortion as she ultimately joins forces with the underground Jane collective in 1968 Chicago. The film, which premiered at Sundance, has become even more timely since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. […]

Studios Respond to Showrunners’ Letter Demanding Abortion-Access Protocols

As requested, the studios have issued a written response to the letter signed by 411 female showrunners (and co-signed by nearly 1,000 additional directors and male showrunners) asking them to step in and help ensure access to legal abortions in the wake of the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade. “We share your concerns […]

Lady Gaga Speaks Out for Abortion Rights and Gay Marriage at Chromatica Ball

Lady Gaga is using her voice for the greater good. The pop star is currently on the North American leg of her Chromatica Ball, and used her tour stop in Washington, D.C., on Monday night to say a few choice words on abortion rights and gay marriage. “I would like to dedicate this song to every […]

Nearly 400 Directors Sign Statement of Solidarity With Showrunners on Abortion Access Demands

Nearly 400 directors have signed a statement of solidarity with the showrunners’ letter demanding abortion protections from networks, studios and streamers a week and a half ago. There are now nearly 1,500 writers and directors presenting a united front in asking Hollywood’s employers to help provide abortion access in states where it is now illegal. […]