Christine Grimaldi, SELF Magazine

Christine Grimaldi

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Past articles by Christine:

The Texas Abortion Ban Might Be the First, But It Won't Be the Last

It'll affect the abortion rights landscape across the U.S. → Read More

4 Things to Know About Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the First Black Woman to Head Medicaid

Where she stands on health equity, maternal health, and more. → Read More

What to Know About Dr. Rachel Levine, Biden’s Historic Pick for Assistant Health Secretary

President Biden's pick for assistant health secretary, Rachel Levine, M.D., is the first openly trans person to be confirmed by the Senate. → Read More

LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Fight to Defeat Trump's Latest Trans Military Ban (Updated)

A Lambda Legal attorney called the memorandum "nothing more than a transparent ruse cobbled together with spittle and duct tape designed solely to mask discrimination." → Read More

LGBTQ Hate Group on Pompeo as Secretary of State: 'A Very Smart Move by President Trump'

"We have already seen a State Department under President Trump that has stayed silent and refused to take necessary steps to combat and condemn the growing epidemic of anti-LGBTQ ... and now that department will be helmed by someone with an extensive anti-LGBTQ record." → Read More

It's 'Scary,' But Transgender Patients Are Fighting Trump’s Health-Care Discrimination Agenda

If the Trump administration gets its way, doctors will be able to claim a religious or a more nebulous moral objection as an excuse to deny care, gender-affirming or otherwise, to transgender patients. → Read More

Abstinence-Only Advocate Assumes Control of Family Planning Funds Amid Latest Reproductive Health War

Congressional Republicans could further empower Trump official Valerie Huber to disregard the Obama-era emphasis on highly effective forms of contraception and turn the nation's affordable birth control program into a bastion of abstinence and natural family planning. → Read More

Push to Abolish Trump’s Health-Care Discrimination Wing Underway in Congress

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s legislation is unlikely to advance through the GOP-held U.S. House of Representative, but it underscores what advocates for reproductive rights and LGBTQ equality have called a license to discriminate. → Read More

Trump's Health Agency Appears to Undermine Family Planning with New Funding Criteria

Reproductive health groups were still analyzing the nuances of the 60-page HHS announcement by press time, but some voiced worry. → Read More

We Translated Trump’s Top CPAC Dog Whistles Undermining Reproductive Health

Trump cheered on the GOP's overhaul of the federal judiciary and piecemeal attacks on the Affordable Care Act, but he failed to acknowledge their human cost. Here, Rewire accounts for it. → Read More

House Republicans Attempt to Foist Burdens on People with Disabilities

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights warned that the bill could impose a "burdensome process” on people with disabilities to pursue legal action. → Read More

Trump Budget Proposal's 'Shameful Priorities' Devalue Marginalized Lives

“Dismantling services that keep millions of Americans healthy reveals this administration’s shameful priorities,” Dr. Willie Parker, an abortion provider and board chair of Physicians for Reproductive Health, said in response to the budget proposal. → Read More

Vote on 20-Week Abortion Ban Part of Republicans' Questionable Midterms Strategy

The Senate GOP's unconstitutional 20-week ban was always destined to fail, but anti-choice advocates and their allies in Congress pushed ahead for the sake of politics. → Read More

Unconstitutional, Trump-Backed 20-Week Abortion Ban Goes Down in Senate

The White House on Monday afternoon formally endorsed the bill in a statement of administration policy. → Read More

Embattled Democrat 'Hanging in There' to 'Evangelize' Anti-Choice Views

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) skipped his scheduled appearance at Friday's March for Life—but spoke at an affiliated anti-choice event one day before. → Read More

At March for Life, Trump Prods Senate to Act on 20-Week Abortion Ban

Vice President Pence declared Trump "the most pro-life president in American history." → Read More

Trump Carves Health-Care Discrimination Wing Into Civil Rights Office

"This decision—not so coincidentally timed around the March for Life—is a cheap attempt by President Trump to pander to ultraconservative special interests that got him into power." → Read More

House Republicans to Vote on 'Shock Value' Abortion Bill as Anti-Choice Protesters Descend on D.C.

“When you’re telling they need to provide a certain way but not telling them how, it’s going to scare them away from providing care at all." → Read More

Republicans Punt Government Shutdown Over Manufactured Abortion Crisis

For now, Republicans have dropped their crusade to expand a federal ban on abortion coverage in the nation's health insurance plans, but they are likely to return to the issue when lawmakers return to Capitol Hill in January. → Read More

Moments of Hope, Inspiration During Trump's First Year

From all-out efforts to stop Republican attacks on the Affordable Care Act to counter-protests against white supremacists, 2017 demonstrated the power of resistance. → Read More