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Andrea González-Ramírez

Senior Writer, the Cut

Andrea González-Ramírez is a senior writer at the Cut reporting on systems of power. When she is not online, she enjoys sending chaotic voice notes, experimenting in the kitchen, and talking your head off about Puerto Rico.

  1. life after roe
    With Roe Gone, This Abortion Clinic Is Running Out of Time“We were all just crying and angry. Then the phone rang and I had to make an appointment with a patient.”
  2. power
    The Supreme Court Just Dealt a Giant Blow to Gun-Control LawsOne justice even felt it necessary to note that the New York law at the center of the case didn’t stop the gunman in the Buffalo mass shooting.
  3. power
    16 Books on the Past, Present, and Future of AbortionRead these to understand why abortion rights are being rolled back and what to do to support them.
  4. depp v. heard
    The Verdict Proved Her PointIf Amber Heard didn’t feel “the full force of our culture’s wrath” before, she sure suffers it now.
  5. reproductive health
    My Period Pain Was Not ‘Normal’Why did I have debilitating cramps for 18 years?
  6. life after roe
    The Women of Jane Risked It All. Will You?A documentary on the group that helped Chicagoans obtain illegal abortions 50 years ago pushes viewers to consider how far they’d go to do the same.
  7. uvalde
    “It’s One of the Biggest Fears of My Life”After the Uvalde shooting, a Columbine survivor dreads sending her daughter to preschool this fall.
  8. life after roe
    The Uphill Battle to Codify Roe v. WadeRepublicans and Joe Manchin just blocked a bill that would take abortion access out of the Supreme Court’s hands.
  9. life after roe
    How to Channel Your Anger About the Likely End of RoeYou can take action right now to make a difference for people who need abortion care.
  10. how i get it done
    How Congresswoman Katherine Clark Gets It DoneThe Assistant Speaker handles a grueling schedule and tough legislative battles with a little help from her group chat.
  11. power
    What to Know About Judge Ketanji Brown JacksonThe Senate just confirmed her to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman ever to serve on the bench.
  12. power
    Who Gets to Claim Asylum?Ukrainian refugees have been crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while those from elsewhere continue to be turned away.
  13. power
    What Ketanji Brown Jackson Means to Black Law Students“This opportunity, which I pray she’s blessed with, has given me and other Black students that drive to keep going.”
  14. in her shoes
    What a Whiteboard-Wielding Congresswoman Wears to WorkRepresentative Katie Porter grills CEOs in the morning and meets constituents in the evening in — what else? — ballet flats.
  15. power
    Six Months in a State of EmergencyTexas’s abortion ban has created unsustainable demand for abortion services in nearby states, previewing what’s to come if Roe falls.
  16. power
    Chinatown Is GrievingAssemblymember Yuh-Line Niou on the killing of Christina Yuna Lee and what it will take for New York to stop anti-Asian hate.
  17. how i get it done
    How White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Gets It DoneFrom advising the president to toaster waffles and Emily in Paris.
  18. pa’lante
     The Liberation of OlgaXochitl Gonzalez’s debut novel is an unflinching look at American gentrification and colonialism — and how people rise above it.
  19. trailblazers
    Imagine If We Took Personal Ambition Out of PoliticsCalifornia secretary of State Shirley Weber’s extraordinary political ascent was never part of the plan.
  20. forget that boy
    West Side Story Can’t Be SavedThe 2021 revival has been lauded by critics. It just left me aching for authentic Puerto Rican stories.
  21. power
    Puerto Rico’s Loudest Whisper NetworkFed up with a broken justice system, the organizers of an Instagram account started naming alleged abusers. Then one of the accused killed himself.
  22. how i get it done
    How Raya’s Secret Weapon Gets It DoneIfeoma Ojukwu, VP of global membership for the private dating app, dedicated her career to building communities IRL. Now, she’s doing it online.
  23. q&a
    Where’s the Media Attention for Missing Indigenous Women?Journalist Connie Walker discusses Gabby Petito and how her case might have been treated if she were Indigenous.
  24. wedding bells
    Sounds Like Britney Is Indeed Getting a PrenupPhew!
  25. immigration
    U.S. Has Begun Mass Deportation of Haitian Asylum SeekersThe Biden administration is using a Trump-era rule to justify expelling asylum seekers before they have a chance to file a claim.
  26. abortion
    The Texas Abortion Ban Is in Effect, But We Haven’t StoppedAn abortion fund in Texas on the effect the state’s new extreme anti-choice law is already having on patients.
  27. sorry to this man
    Man Faces the Consequences of His Own ActionsGoodbye to Mike Richards, who lost both his host gig and executive producer job at Jeopardy! in the span of three weeks.
  28. q&a
    How Western Feminism Imposed Itself on the WorldIn her new book, Rafia Zakaria asks us to imagine a movement that goes beyond centering the needs and aspirations of white, upper-class women.
  29. power
    If Only We’d Listened to Representative Barbara LeeShe was called a traitor for voting against the use of military force after 9/11— the same resolution that led to the war in Afghanistan.
  30. what a bummer
    Is This Really the Best Jeopardy! Can Do?LeVar Burton was right there.
  31. crime
    No End in Sight for Puerto Rico’s Gender Violence EpidemicMonths after the governor declared a state of emergency, nothing has changed.