Criminalizing Choice

By Tess Joseph On April 30, 2021, the Guttmacher Institute reported that 2021 might see “the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade—and perhaps ever.” As of April 29, Guttmacher tallied 536 abortion restrictions, including 146 abortion bans.

Support, not Stigma

By Tess Joseph We at the Woodhull Freedom Foundation believe that rather than stigmatize young parents, we must support them. As members of the sexual freedom movement, we are committed to working toward a world where people of all ages

Surviving Crisis

By Tess Joseph Throughout the pandemic, we have undoubtedly navigated terrifying, exceptional conditions. But few of the crises we have managed are new, and most are not inevitable consequences of a deadly virus. Rather, they are caused and exacerbated by

Crowdfunding Human Rights?

By Tess Joseph We Can’t Crowdfund Human Rights   Crowdfunding, or online fundraising, seeks to address myriad needs through asking people—often strangers on the Internet—for donations. Take a few minutes to scroll through GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform.

SMYAL and the Woodhull Freedom Foundation Partner to Increase Youth Voice at the Virtual Sexual Freedom Summit

smyal - empowering LGBTQ youth

WASHINGTON, DC – The Woodhull Freedom Foundation, host of the annual Sexual Freedom Summit, is partnering with DC-based LGBTQ youth empowerment organization Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders (SMYAL) to increase youth-focused and facilitated programming during the 2021 Virtual