Grantee/Partner News

Special Update: Ilyse Hogue profiled in The Washington Post

June 10, 2015

Grantee News From NARAL Pro-Choice America:

The Washington Post

By Ellen McCarthy June 7

Ilyse Hogue understands the perceived irony in her present circumstances. She is 36 weeks pregnant. With twins. And she has the swollen ankles and sleepless nights to prove it.

She is also president of NARAL, the nation’s largest abortion rights advocacy group.

“It’s been really interesting,” she says of the reaction to her pregnancy. “I find it so humorous when the other side gets sort of knocked back on their heels when they see me.”

Hogue, 45, took over the top spot at NARAL in February 2013. She is tasked with ushering the organization — and the abortion rights movement — into a new era of engagement that would galvanize younger supporters. More>


Leave a Reply