Independent abortion clinics are the cornerstones of their communities: My latest for Ms. Magazine

My latest article for Ms. Magazine is live and I am so proud of it. I’d wager it’s one of my favorites I’ve ever written so far and definitely the kind of writing I want to keep doing in the future.

Talking about anti-abortion clinic harassment with ACCESS: A Podcast About Abortion

Recently, I had the pleasure of chatting with Garnet Henderson, host of Access: A Podcast About Abortion about a frightening trend of anti-abortion clinic protesters showing up in droves to harass patients, staff, and volunteers outside of abortion clinics

Clinic escorting during “40 Days for Life”

Last night–yes, last night–I escorted as shift supervisor at the Falls Church Healthcare Center during 40 Days for Life. It was my first time as supervisor and first time escorting during 40 Days.

A website for DAPSN

It’s live! I’m so excited to launch the brand-new DAPSN website! DAPSN (DMV Abortion Practical Support Network) provides rides, housing, and companionship/escorts for patients seeking abortion care in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Before today, we had no digital presence whatsoever, so I’m thrilled that we have a place to send volunteers, future volunteers, and patients.

Thank you, Justice Ginsburg

How do I even begin to capture the enormous legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg? The past few days have been unyielding. In the midst of the whirlwind, I found time to put my grief into words for Alma about how much RBG meant to me as a queer, Jewish activist fighting for abortion access.

It’s not a true choice if it can’t be easily accessed–abortion access beyond “pro-choice”

This piece is about focusing on the importance of abortion access over solely looking at legality of abortion and being “pro-choice.” It’s not a choice if you can’t access it. During a pandemic, this tension is clearer than ever.

Interview: Clinics pushing for abortion pills encounter resistance during pandemic

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by Zach Vallese about the state of abortion access during COVID-19. We talked self-managed abortion, SCOTUS, and ways folks can get involved. Give it a read! “With the anticipated increased traffic to the district, Black says it’s even more important now to look to alternative ways to perform […]

Abortion funding is essential

A few weeks ago, I was approached by the incredible Tampa Bay Abortion Fund about working with them on a profile. Today, it went like on the Women’s Voices Media site! Check it out below. The TBAF might be the coolest Fund in the country–I’ve never seen an org do so much incredible work in addition to the badass work of funding abortion.

The plague of anti-choice clinic harassers

On the first day of Passover, I drove a patient home from an abortion clinic amid a crowd of protestors. It’s almost too ironic to write. But that’s never stopped me before! So check out my first piece for The Forward, a Jewish magazine.

Abortion in the Time of Corona

The coronavirus, and the actions required to protect against it, will likely erode access to abortion care—even in a place like Washington, D.C., a hub with few restrictions, an abortion support infrastructure, and providers across the region.

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