Gretchen Sisson


‘His Adopted Daughter’: How the media tells Dylan Farrow’s story, RH Reality Check, February 2014.

Dissecting Sweetening the Pill, a completely frustrating new book about birth control, Bitch Magazine Blog, September 2013.

Housebound: Why the dollhouse metaphor remains so indelible Bitch: A Feminist Response to Pop Culture, Micro/Macro, Spring/Summer Issue 2013.

Evidence-Based Advocacy: Poverty, Adoption, and Inequality in Perspective RH Reality Check with Steph Herold, November 2013.

Adoption in the United States: Harder and More Complicated Than Most Believe, but “Open” to Change RH Reality Check, November 2012.

In Richness and in Wealth: What does it mean to be a modern day trophy wife? Bitch: A Feminist Response to Pop Culture, Fame + Fortune, Spring/Summer Issue 2012.

The Dignity of Reproductive Choice by EJ GraffThe American Prospect, April 2012.

Go Rogue, Bristol Palin! Betty Confidential, May 2011.

Blog Posts

The 99%: Wealth, Poverty and Inequality in Popular Culture (Series), Bitch Magazine Blog

Rick Perry, Do Not Be Surprised Wendy Davis Is a Young Mom, Abortion Gang

Abortion Gang Summer Reading List, Abortion Gang

Stop the Stigma: Recognizing reproductive choices as equal, Abortion Gang

The Child Catchers: Changing adoption, challenging God’s purpose, The Declassified Adoptee

What “Admission” misses about adoption, Abortion Gang

NYC Teen Pregnancy PSAs: Business as usual?, Abortion Gang

After Tiller: A Review, ANSIRH Blog

What do we mean when we say “birth mother”?, Backline Spectrum

What can we learn from The Baby Wait?, Abortion Gang

The Legacy of Georgia Tann: When adoption looks an awful lot like kidnapping, Abortion Gang

**Reproduction and Abortion Week: Juno **, Bitch Flicks

Calling off the Baby Bump Watch, Abortion Gang

Discourses on Adoption on Once Upon a Time, Sociological Images

Choosing Life: Thoughts on National Adoption Month, Abortion Gang

On Motherhood, Feminism, and Choice, Abortion Gang

How to support breastfeeding without being a jerk, Abortion Gang

Junos, Crackwhores, Birthmartyrs, and Baby Stealers: What Glee Gets Right and Wrong about Adoption, Abortion Gang

The Other American Exceptionalism: Rape, incest, and mine, Abortion Gang

Having One-Minus-One Choices, Abortion Gang

The Truth Behind the Trope: Understanding the Realities of Teen Parenthood and Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Scarleteen

Teen Moms in History: Lady Margaret Beaufort, The PushBack

The Blame Game, The PushBack

Beyond Sex Ed or Scare Tactics: Making Prevention about Social Justice, The PushBack