The Artist Guide to Supporting Women’s Rights
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The Artist Guide to Supporting Women’s Rights

While the world turned its heads toward the fashion show that has become the Met Gala red carpet, the United States Supreme Court was quietly hosting a forum of its own. According to documents acquired by Politico, the Court has drafted an opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade, the historic case that sets precedent to allow legal abortions nationwide. As women, as people, as equal rights supporters and protestors, millions across the country are horrified. The irony is that while being admired on the gilded steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, women were also being silently stripped of their bodily rights. The fight to be seen as more than a beautiful statue to own and admire feels long from over but actions speak volumes. Here are four ways the art world is rallying to support women’s rights to make their own body choices, and a handful of artists who have long been rallying for the cause.

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