Taraji P. Henson lauds Lizzo For Abortion Fund Pledge During BET Awards

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On June 24, Lizzo took to Instagram to Make her swearYou can donate now that Roe V. Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court. This landmark ruling established an individual’s constitutional right in the United States to have an abortion.

“I’m pledging $500k from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights. Live Nation agreed to match—to make it 1 MILLION dollars,”She wrote. “The most important thing is action & loud voices.”

Lizzo said that she would donate to Planned Parenthood and the National Network of Abortion Funds, as well as other organizations with similar missions. “will need funding to continue offering services to people who are most harmed by this ban.”

“Black women & women of color have historically had disproportionately less access to family planning resources,”She added: “This is a great loss but not a new one.”

Lizzo ended her position by encouraging her followers “to donate, sign the Bans Off My Body petition and sign up to volunteer.”