Today, led by House Majority Leader *Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the House passed HR36 an unconstitutional, near-ban on abortion at 20 weeks. “The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”, as the bill is pointedly and deceptively titled, would not only ban abortion at 20 weeks but criminalize those procedures performed after the arbitrary 20-week cut-off period. Roe … Continue reading House Republicans 1 – Women’s Rights 0
RHIG presents your activist toolkit. We’ve outlined a number of actions you can take, both big and small, that will make a real difference (even if you live in the progressive bastion that is California).
The Women's March was the largest inauguration march in history, and this is just the beginning.
In response to the 2016 presidential election results, Jasmine Uysal and Caitlin O’Connor, Co-Presidents for the UCLA Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG), issue the following statement: “The UCLA Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) is deeply concerned by the result of this election. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have pledged to pursue oppressive … Continue reading Some thoughts on the recent election.
Please join the Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) and on campus sponsors for the UCLA premiere of No Mas Bebes. This important film documents the stories of Mexican immigrant women who were victims of forced sterilization in the 1970’s & 80s and highlights the reproductive injustice many Latino and immigrant populations have faced. After the … Continue reading UPCOMING FILM SCREENING: NO MAS BEBES PREMIERE AT UCLA
Hello beautiful RHIG members and supporters! As winter (or an LA style quasi-winter) gives way to spring here at UCLA, we are happy to announce that we have begun the recruiting process for RHIG leadership in the 2016-2017 academic year! Unfortunately, we will be bidding a fond farewell to most of our leadership team as … Continue reading HELP WANTED! INQUIRE WITHIN.
This week, UCLA RHIG had the extreme pleasure of hosting Legendary Bingo (known informally as Drag Queen Bingo) at Hamburger Mary's Diner in West Hollywood. Hosted by the infamous Willam Belli (who holds the title of being the only Drag Queen to have ever been disqualified from RuPaul's Drag Race), Legendary Bingo is a biweekly … Continue reading RHIG Presents: LEGENDARY BINGO!