Lauren Rankin

Lauren Rankin is a freelance writer and reproductive rights activist. Her work has appeared at publications such as Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan, Salon, and others. She has a Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Follow her on twitter at @laurenarankin.

How de Blasio Could Make New York City Better for Women and Mothers

At a time when the GOP is seeking ways to soften its image to appeal to women voters, while its members are callously trying to cut women's access to programs vital to their survival, de Blasio has an opportunity to make the city more fair and just for New York City mothers and to undo much of the damage done by his predecessor.