Writing

Miriam’s writing has appeared in a number of online magazines, anthologies and blogs.

Articles:

How Doulas and Abortion Funds Are Alike: Addressing Gaps in the Medical System, Without Judgement
RH Reality Check, July 17, 2013

What Would a Decent Teen Pregnancy Prevention Campaign Look Like?
RH Reality Check, July 15, 2013

It’s Not Just the Diet: Racism is at Play in Immigrants’ Poor Health Outcomes
RH Reality Check, May 23, 2013

New Recommendations Say Labor Should Begin Naturally–When Will Medical Practice Change?
RH Reality Check, April 26, 2013

What is the Goal of the Doula Movement?
RH Reality Check, April 5, 2013

Backlash Against NYC Teen Pregnancy Campaign Brings Tweaks, But Message Remains the Same
RH Reality Check, March 20, 2013

NYC Teen Pregnancy Campaign Brings Shaming to Bus Shelters and Cell Phones
RH Reality Check, March 5, 2013

Feminism’s Gender Identity Crisis
BillMoyers.com, March 1, 2013

New Study Shows Birth Centers Are a Quality Option for Low-Risk Births
RH Reality Check, February 20, 2013

The Meaning of Reproductive Justice: Simplify a Complex Concept
RH Reality Check, February 8, 2013

Remembering Those Still Waiting for the Promise of Roe
RH Reality Check, January 28, 2013

DC Advertises for Transgender Acceptance
Public Eye Magazine, January 7, 2013

Supporting Mothers at Any Age: How Media and Society Need to Change
RH Reality Check, December 18, 2012

Pro-choice Pregnancy and the Politics of Language
RH Reality Check, December 12, 2012

Contraception and the Changing Role of Medical Providers in an Over-the-Counter World
RH Reality Check, November 28, 2012

How Discrimination Leads to Health Disparities in the Transgender Community
RH Reality Check, November 14, 2012

Alarmist Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Trumping Efforts to Help Teen Parents Succeed
RH Reality Check, October 29, 2012

Race-based Health Disparities and the Politics of Difference: What Rates of HIV Among Latinos Tell Us
RH Reality Check, October 19, 2012

The Public Funding Debate: If We Don’t Fight the Hyde Amendment, We Will Lose Everything
RH Reality Check, October 3, 2012

A Transgender Father Challenges Breastfeeding Norms
RH Reality Check, September 7, 2012

Doula Comeback Tied to Gaps in Modern Birth Care
Women’s ENews, August 18, 2012

Is It Safe? Asking the Wrong Question in the Home Birth Debate
RH Reality Check, July 18, 2012

The Myth of the “Model Minority” and What it Means for Health Care
RH Reality Check, June 27, 2012

Preparing for the Trans Baby Boom
RH Reality Check, June 18, 2012

Maternity Care in a “Majority Minority” Country
RH Reality Check, May 31, 2012

Holding Pregnant Women and Providers to a Dangerous, Unattainable Standard

RH Reality Check, May 22, 2012

The Movement to Stop Prisons from Shackling Pregnant Inmates Builds

Colorlines.com, October 4, 2011

Havana, For Real

Ms. Magazine blog, July 7, 2011

Teen Moms Look for Support, Find Only Shame

Colorlines.com, May 6, 2011

Home Birth is Safer, Cheaper and Can End Disparities in Mom’s Dying

Colorlines.com, April 12, 2011

Past and Present Collide as Black Anti-Abortion Movement Grows

Colorlines, March 3, 2011

Anti-Abortion Bills Surging Through Capitol Hill—and States, Too

Colorlines.com, February 9, 2011

For Proof the DREAM Act’s a Good Idea, Look at Cuban Americans

Colorlines.com, December 8, 2010

Girl Talk: I’m a Doula

The Frisky, October 6, 2010

On Being a Radical Doula

SQUAT: An anarchist birth journal, June 2010

Advocating for Women: Tying Reproductive Rights to Opportunity.

The American Prospect, March 11, 2010

Worried About Women of Color? Thanks, but No Thanks, Anti-choicers. We’ve Got it Covered.

RH Reality Check, February 24, 2010

Surrogacy: The Next Frontier for Reproductive Justice

RH Reality Check, February 23, 2010

Below the Beltway

Bitch Magazine,Spring 2010

Delivering Affordable Health Care

The American Prospect, July 8, 2009

Barriers to Home Birth Fall in Washington State

RH Reality Check, May 7, 2009

The Cost of Being Born at Home

RH Reality Check, March 19, 2009

The Myth of the Elective C-section

RH Reality Check, July 7, 2008

Review of The Making of Our Bodies, Ourselves

Gender and Development Journal, Spring 2008

Mi Companera

RH Reality Check, October 30, 2007

For Labor Day, A Play Considers Childbirth

RH Reality Check, September 13, 2007

Queering Reproductive Justice

RH Reality Check, May 31, 2007

Being a Radical Doula

The Nation.com, May 6, 2007

Accessing Choice

Campus Progress, January 16, 2007

Celebrity Philanthropy Corner: seeing (RED)

Bitch Magazine, Fall 2007

The Mispronounciation of My Name

National Women’s Health Network Newsletter, March/April 2007

Anthologies:

Coming Back Around to Butch

Persistence: All Ways Butch & Femme

Arsenal Pulp Press, Forthcoming Spring 2011

Pillow Dancing and Other Failed Hetero Adventures

Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists

Seal Press, May 2010

When Sexual Autonomy Isn’t Enough: Sexual Violence Against Immigrant Women in the United States

Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape

Seal Press, December 2008

Black Tie Blues

Sinister Wisdom: Latina Lesbians

Issue 74, August 2008

Blogs:

Radicaldoula.com, Founder

Feministing.com, Former Editor January 2008-2012

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