Stories by Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at subscribe to Katie McDonough's feed

Posted on: May 22, 2015, Source: Salon

Celebrity and wealth help conceal abuse, but the system makes ignoring it pretty easy for everyone.

Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: Salon

Kansas says it’s a crime for doctors to use the safest and most common method to perform a second trimester abortions.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2015, Source: Salon

The industry is clearly growing, but is it exploitative?

Posted on: Mar 14, 2015, Source: Salon

Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich's recent comments are more disturbing than you realize.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2015, Source: Salon

"The Daily Show" comic had to defend herself against an offensive accusation that she was holding herself back.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: Salon

Her new book examines how our current system is inadequate to meet the demands of the baby boom generation.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2014, Source: Salon

Their whole strategy has been to conflate birth control with abortion.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: Salon

"We need to talk healthy relationships and how to prevent rape and sexual assault, along with contraception."

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: Salon

Don't expect to learn any of this in a sex ed class.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2014, Source: Salon

The National Review's hit piece was disgusting, but far from unique.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2014, Source: Salon

"These girls in the detention center are not Little Miss Muffin," remarked one official.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: Salon

Why are people so excited about Paglia's latest on men's "nature" and campus sexual assault?

Posted on: Sep 26, 2014, Source: Salon

Asking "where's the outrage" over a women's soccer player accused of violence misses the point.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2014, Source: Salon

The combined provisions would have shuttered all but eight clinics in the state.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: Salon

Why still so much confusion about consent?

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: Salon

Claiming you shot someone out of fear of your life can be a "get out of jail free" card -- depending on who says it

Posted on: Aug 16, 2014, Source: Salon

If the "too-muchers" triumph over the "not-enoughers," economic weakness could become permanent depression.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: Salon

Once upon a time, it was the right that ran on reproductive health issues. Here's why they're running scared now.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2014, Source: Salon

A young boy didn't seem to share Fox & Friends' co-host's confusion over an Illinois university's new sign for gender-neutral restrooms.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2014, Source: Salon

Justin Lookadoo missed a gig on "high moral values and character for teens" on account of being in jail.