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Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
April 30, 2020 at 4:52 PM

Operation Save Abortion is in full swing! Have you donated to Keep Our Clinics yet?

  It's this simple: if independent abortion clinics around the country don't receive urgently needed funds, they won't be able to keep providing care in their communities. Since Roe v. Wade, indie clinics have been providing the majority of abortion care i…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
April 29, 2020 at 8:36 PM

Get off your butts and get out your wallets! Tomorrow is Operation Save Abortion!!!

Elizabeth Banks, Margaret Cho, Busy Philipps, Sandra Bernhard, Amanda Palmer, Jenny Slate and SO MANY MORE badass celebs join us tomorrow for... That's right, y'all. From 10am to 10pm ET on Thursday, April 30th, I will be going Live on Abortion Access F…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
April 24, 2020 at 1:03 PM

Join Elizabeth Banks, Margaret Cho, Jenny Slate & More for OPERATION SAVE ABORTION!

Y'all, I'm gonna get straight to the point—independent clinics urgently need our help. Did you know that 3 out of 5 patients who get abortions do so at independent clinics? During this pandemic the need for access to abortion care is increasing on a dail…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
April 7, 2020 at 2:19 PM

Access to abortion is being halted during coronavirus. SIGN OUR PETITION TO DEMAND EVERYONE GETS THE CARE THEY NEED!

URGENT: Governors are using coronavirus as an excuse to halt abortion services. Only the cruelest kind of person takes away pregnancy options for people who are job-, food-, housing- or healthcare-insecure during a pandemic. This is adding a health crisis on…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
March 26, 2020 at 12:54 PM

Abortion is essential healthcare, full stop.

This is a DISASTER, people. The anti-abortion fetal obsessives have been WAITING FOR THIS MOMENT FOR DECADES. You see, while everyone else was worried about how to get enough masks to hospitals or buying groceries for people who are immunocompromised, anti-…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
March 18, 2020 at 7:22 PM

From my quarantine to yours...

Hey there friends, As each of us try to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe while trying to understand what our lives are going to look like for the foreseeable future, I wanted to send a little message to our whole Abortion AF community to say that we …
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
March 10, 2020 at 9:59 PM

It’s my very favorite day of the year — take action with me!

Happy Abortion Provider Appreciation Day, everybody! While the Abortion Access Front squad and I celebrate abortion providers every damn day, March 10th brings our entire movement together to lift up clinics and publicly recognize just how critical they …
Lizz Winstead, Abortion AF · [email protected]
February 27, 2020 at 7:22 PM

Stranger Danger! Title X Funding Is Going to Creepy and Questionable "Providers".

Dear John, Ugh. From the moment the Trump administration announced its policy to cut Title X funding to abortion providers, AAF has done everything we could to shut it down. We activated a ton of folks with this video, created a petition that got 123,000 s…
Lizz Winstead, Abortion AF · [email protected]
February 13, 2020 at 6:51 PM

AAF's Super Special Valentines are Florida and Georgia Abortion Providers!

Dear John, A BIT OF PERSONAL NEWS. I watched “You” on Netflix and it’s trash. You’re welcome. While we’ve all been obsessing over the primary results in Iowa and New Hampshire, AAF was also finishing off the first leg of our 2020 Feminist Buzzkills of C…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
February 4, 2020 at 12:01 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Eunice P. Justice to give State of the Uterus Address! (TODAY Noon EST)

Today, LIVE at Noon EST, our beloved Uterus of the United States (UOTUS) Eunice P. Justice takes to the internet to deliver the “2020 State of the Uterus”.  In AAF’s trademark satirical fashion, UOTUS will celebrate the “successes” male politicians have gained in…
Lizz Winstead, Abortion AF · [email protected]
January 30, 2020 at 4:06 PM

Our Week of Action in DC during the March for Life!

Dear John, Y’all… we BROUGHT IT for the March for Life. The AAF team and our badass activist friends were constantly in their way, ruining their photo ops and invading their livestreams.  And it REALLY got under their skins. Seriously… they devoted a lot of press …
Abortion AF · [email protected]
January 22, 2020 at 2:58 PM

Happy Birthday, Roe v. Wade! Damn, boo—you look good, considering all you’ve been through!

  Dear John, Abortion Access Front is in DC this week with some of our best activist friends to celebrate 47 years of legal abortion the best way we know how. Today Lizz, Kat and Joyelle are visiting the Dupont Clinic with some sweet treats to honor and thank…
Abortion AF · [email protected]
January 17, 2020 at 6:46 PM

Celebrating the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade in DC!

Dear John, Yay, January! The month of new beginnings, new year’s resolutions, and the anniversary of Roe v. Wade! Now for the "boooooo!" It’s also the time of year when the worst anti-abortion turgidity of the forced birth extremist movement flood the streets of…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
January 10, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Abortion Access Front is hiring an NYC-based Communications Director!

  Are you a dynamic visionary that has big ideas about new places abortion should be seen in media and the press?  Are you the kind of creative-thinking professional who can come up with an official sounding way to pitch this image to news media? If y…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 31, 2019 at 3:06 PM

Last Chance to Match Your Gift!

Hey John, Happy New Year’s Eve! You probably know (since we’ve been broadcasting it all month) that a precious angel baby donor offered us a $20,000 match for all year-end giving. We’re currently just shy of meeting that goal.  And great news, our donor has exte…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 30, 2019 at 3:35 PM

The Year in Review: AbortionAF-Style!

Hey John, Well, we made it! We’re through the 2019 holidays and marching boldly towards clearance sales, the deep freeze, and confetti drops. I’m pretty excited to be done with the chaos that defined this year and to send it off with my annual year-end shows in Minn…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 24, 2019 at 5:02 PM

Peace, Love and Access!

Hey John, From all of us at Abortion Access Front, we wish you peace, love and access in 2020! Card hand-drawn exclusively for AAF supporters by our head writer Jaye McBride   xox, Abortion Access Front       Abortion Access Fro…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 21, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Tips on How to Respond to Anti-Abortion Relatives over the Holidays!

Hey John, Happy Han-chris-kwan-solstice-kuh! As we all head toward wherever we call “home” for the holidays, many of us carry a feeling of impending doom. Facing a relative (or twelve) who spews anti-abortion rhetoric after a few-too-many glasses of “holiday cheer…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 17, 2019 at 1:08 PM

What if The Grinch had an awesome Pro-Choice twin?

Newsflash: He does!  Hey John! My crack research team at AAF did some digging on Seusscestry-dot-com and discovered that The Grinch has a sibling called The Mensch, who is a badass supporter of abortion rights!  So...we made him a holiday special all his own! …
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 1:05 PM

OMG, look at what YOU DID this year!

Hey John, As we speed towards the end of our fourth year, I want to pause our regular-weekly-promotional-schedule to focus on you. You, our supporters and volunteers, have shown up for Abortion Access Front (formerly Lady Parts Justice League) in a million different…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
December 3, 2019 at 8:32 PM

A Message from Sarah Silverman...AND a Winstead Family Recipe!

Hey John, I know that the #GivingTuesday deluge in your inbox has begun! (I got my first email just after July 4th.) But I’m not gonna lie, I love this time of the year. I bake goodies from my mom's cherished laminated recipe cards and get my tree up by mid-November…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
November 23, 2019 at 3:05 PM

The IRS doesn’t consider AAF to be political, but Twitter and Facebook do.

  Dear John! When I decided to devote my political comedy and entertainment experience to abortion access, I had a good idea about the many challenges I would face in founding and running a reproductive rights organization. But I didn’t realize how much of Abort…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
November 20, 2019 at 1:04 PM

FWD: Not Elves on Shelves...

Hey John, What a whirlwind! As half the company spent the last few weeks in the Pacific Northwest, our “elves” JT and Kim are busy in the AAF workshop in downtown Brooklyn, trying to make sure everyone gets a special box of abortion access under the tree (or next to …
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:06 PM

Not Elves on Shelves...

Hi John! (singing) It’s the mooooooooooost wonderful tiiiiiiiiiime of the yeeeeear... You know, that time of year when you get stressed AF trying to figure out an exit strategy a month before you even travel home for the holidays. And your staff thinks it might …
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 7:01 PM

Take action right on your phone: Expose this creepy anti-contraception period tracking app!

Hi John, Seems like everywhere we look these days, some anti-abortion creep is TRACKING PEOPLE’S PERIODS. Now we have learned there’s a whole creepy foundation doing it with a sketchy AF period tracking app of their own. Just who and what’s behind their app is ter…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
November 1, 2019 at 5:02 PM

F*ck Candy Corn!

Hi John, I wanted to open with controversy. Ok, that’s done. This is a week of (mostly) good news! As you probably didn’t hear, because our media has one single focus—like a dog trying to get a treat out of a "kong"—Federal Judge Myron “Oh, Hell No!” Thompson stru…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
October 25, 2019 at 2:03 PM

Language Matters: Let’s QUIT using the term “Late-Term Abortion” K?

  Dear John, Look, it’s time for some real talk. “Late-term abortion”. You’ve probably heard that phrase a lot, along with hysterical hand wringing and intentionally gruesome misinformation. In the last four years, as we’ve traveled around the country fighting t…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
October 17, 2019 at 8:44 PM

Packing up our offices and packing for the Pac Northwest!

  Hello John, It’s moving day at AAF! Finally, all 16 of us are moving from 480 square feet to a palatial 2200 sq ft LOFT OF OUR OWN! So, as soon as I finish this, I’ll join the crew in schlepping and wrasslin’ piles of stuff over to the new space (…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
October 10, 2019 at 6:35 PM

New Video about Minnesota Abortion Restrictions: Sober History: The History of Minnesota's Abortion Laws

  Hello John, On Monday, AAF released a video that we made with the awesome folks at UnRestrict Minnesota about bullshit abortion laws on the books in their state. Unrestrict MN is suing the state to get these terrible Minnesota laws off the book…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
October 4, 2019 at 7:38 PM

So now Kavanaugh gets to decide if TRAP laws are okay? We settled this in 2016! Time to LACE UP.

Well hell, John, Instead of upholding SETTLED LAW, the Supreme Court has decided to hear a full blown case of the Louisiana admitting privileges law that — if upheld — would leave the entire state with ONE abortion provider. Sound fam…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
September 25, 2019 at 6:31 PM

We met a new strain of domestic terrorist this week, PLUS we need you to MAKE A SIMPLE CALL to defend Mississippi!

Hey There John, Another tour leg on the books… and another gaggle of bizarro protestors documented for posterity. By this point we are no strangers to all manner of extremist weirdos camped out in front of the clinics that we support.…
Abortion Access Front · [email protected]
September 21, 2019 at 3:56 PM

If "Pulling Out" Costs Nothing, Why is Texas Funding It?

Photos: R & L: Staff members, Texas Handmaids and NOW Austin demonstrating at the state capital. Center: Lizz Winstead speaking at the protest. Howdy, Y'all! The AAF squad and I are back at it on our second leg of Abortion AF: The Tour…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
September 12, 2019 at 5:42 PM

AbortionAF goes where bad laws won't die. Hello Texas and Louisiana!

Dear John, Lawd. I’ve only been back in NYC for a hot minute, and now we’re packing our bags for the next leg of AbortionAF: The Tour. With reproductive rights circling the drain, it’s imperative we are out on the road year round. THE…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
September 5, 2019 at 5:29 PM

Quick signature to stop anti-abortion, anti-birth control fake clinics from getting TITLE X FUNDING!

Um, have you signed our petition yet? Yes? NOW SHARE IT! No? WHAT ARE YOU EVEN DOING OMG SIGN IT NOW! Then SHARE IT! We are not messing around. Abortion Access Front has joined forces with Daily Kos, Campaign for Accountability, Abortion…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
August 27, 2019 at 4:11 PM

Urgent Call to Action!

Dear John, It’s time to take urgent action! THIS IS NOT A DRILL. By now you’ve heard the terrifying news that Planned Parenthood is leaving the Title X program. And what, we ask, could possibly be even scarier than Trump's "gag rule…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
August 22, 2019 at 7:15 PM

New Office, Who Dis?

Happy Fri-Yay, Abortion Access Friends & Fans! When I launched Abortion Access Front (or Lady Parts Justice League in those days) way back in 2015, my tiny team of four worked out of my apartment for almost a year. Then we grew to 8 and we move…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
August 14, 2019 at 2:40 PM

Hope & Liberty: AAF-Style! (Corrected Link for Hope Clinic Donations!)

Happy Wednesday, Abortion Access Warriors! It was a busy weekend for us in NYC! Not only are we ramping up for the second leg of Abortion AF: The Tour, we made some noise right here in BROOKLYN!!!  On Sunday, AAF represented at Barclays Center and…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
August 14, 2019 at 2:06 PM

Hope & Liberty: AAF-Style!

Happy Wednesday, Abortion Access Warriors! It was a busy weekend for us in NYC! Not only are we ramping up for the second leg of Abortion AF: The Tour, we made some noise right here in BROOKLYN!!!  On Sunday, AAF represented at Barclays Center and…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
August 5, 2019 at 4:40 PM

BA NUH NUH NUH NUH NUH...You say it's your birthday!

HELLO, MY LOVELIES!  Happy Birthday to me! Yep, TODAY is my birthday and I wanted to tell you that you are such a gift to me. This will be my happiest of birthdays because all of you see how important our work is and continue to have our backs in t…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
July 22, 2019 at 7:18 PM

Who Knew the “Kingdom of Darkness” had Clowns and Glitter?

Hi John, Gather ‘round children, for the wrap up of our Week of Action, aka the Garbage Fyre Festival, against Operation Save America in Milwaukee. Would you believe that OSA called our side the “Kingdom of Darkness”?! Have they seen our technicolo…
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
July 16, 2019 at 3:24 PM

“A Who's Who of Wicked Perverse Evildoers?” It Me.

Hi John, The first two days of Abortion Access Front’s Garbage Fyre Festival in Milwaukee is in the books, but I must say Operation Save America made a poor showing! Maybe it’s because they only realized on FRIDAY that AAF and our fierce friends — …
Lizz Winstead · [email protected]
July 3, 2019 at 2:55 PM

10 Days and Counting until the Garbage Fyre Festival!

Hello John, It’s all hands on deck at Abortion Access Front! We’ve only got 10 days before we land in Milwaukee to confront Operation Save America, so we are powering through to get all the elements of our Garbage Fyre Festival welcoming party toge…