Stories by Marcy Bloom

Marcy Bloom has long been a leader in safeguarding the fundamental right to reproductive freedom. Bloom served for 18 years as the executive director and guiding force of the Aradia Women’s Health Center, Seattle’s first nonprofit abortion and gynecological health center, and a model for clinics nationwide. In 2006, she won the William O. Douglas Award, the ACLU of Washington’s highest honor. She now works with the Mexico-City based organization GIRE - El Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida/The Information Group on Reproductive Choice. GIRE seeks to decriminalize and destigmatize abortion and works toward the expansion of reproductive justice and respectful, safe reproductive health services for all the women of Latin America. subscribe to Marcy Bloom's feed

Posted on: Jun 9, 2008, Source: On The Issues Magazine

Women are vulnerable to HIV because of discrimination, violence and powerlessness. They need more than health care -- they need broad social change.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2008, Source: RH Reality Check

Anti-choicers panic over "abortion tourism," but only the most privileged women can escape local "pro-life" laws. The rest simply suffer.