Author, journalist, and blogger, Angela Bonavoglia covers women’s issues, especially religion and health. She is the author of Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church and the now classic oral history, The Choices We Made: 25 Women and Men Speak Out About Abortion. Her articles and essays have appeared in Ms. (former contributing editor), the Chicago Tribune, The Nation, Salon, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Newsday, RH Reality Check, Religion Dispatches, and the Huffington Post.
Angela Bonavoglia is a WMC SheSource expert on the Catholic Church and Women.
For four days in February, the Athena Film Festival shone a spotlight on women in front of and behind the camera. More »
On the news that "The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore" has been canceled, Angela Bonavoglia reminds us that Wilmore's unabashed feminism set him apart among male political comedians. More »
Coverage of the Pope's U.S. visit was a missed opportunity for much of the mainstream media, writes Angela Bonavoglia, author of “Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church.” More »
The author of “Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church” reveals the deep flaws in the bishops’ recent assembly on the family. More »
The author of "Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church" explains what's behind the Catholic bishops' hard-line reaction to President Obama's compromise. More »
In his controversial sermon at St. Peter’s last week, Reverend Raniero Cantalamessa expressed no concern for Catholic Church policies that endanger women, writes Angela Bonavoglia, author of “Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church.” More »
At a “first-ever” conference on what they hope is a growing field, surgeons showed an appalling indifference to how women experience sexual pleasure. More »
On this Women’s Equality Day, the author suggests that the Republicans should not have a free ride as they deny women reproductive care while sanctifying the doctor-patient relationship and decrying government involvement in the health care system. More »
Roman Catholic supporters of Barack Obama undergo intimidation by church leaders because of their candidate’s pro-choice views. Father Roy Bourgeois faces excommunication for co-presiding over the ordination of a woman as priest. Author Angela Bonavoglia connects the dots within a deeply misogynistic tendency of the church hierarchy that members are resisting—from the pews and from the pulpit. More »