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Interviews

The FFFL team (Dr. Sophia Yen furthest to right) at the 2020 SheEO Summit.

Get Familiar With The Female-Led Org. Keeping Corporate Diversity Initiatives Accountable To The Public

We’re all familiar with diversity initiatives and what they can potentially represent. Especially in the corporate environment, where we see a huge lack of women in leadership, and especially minority […]

Contributors

New Novel Delves Into The Fascinating History Of The Birth Control Movement In Massachusetts

New Novel Delves Into The Fascinating History Of The Birth Control Movement In Massachusetts

By Ames Sheldon It’s easy to forget what life was like for women before birth control was readily accessible. But in Massachusetts, it took nearly one hundred years for women […]

Health, Interviews

Telemedicine Startup Focuses On Sexual & Repro Care For Underserved Communities

Telemedicine Startup Focuses On Sexual & Repro Care For Underserved Communities

When it comes to sexual and reproductive healthcare in the United States, the landscape isn’t as progressive or accessible as you’d think. With a relentless amount of anti-abortion, anti-trans bills […]

Interviews

Femtech CEO Putting Women’s Health In Women’s Hands By Revolutionizing Birth Control

Femtech CEO Putting Women’s Health In Women’s Hands By Revolutionizing Birth Control

When it comes to women’s health, especially reproductive healthcare, what has become vividly clear under the Trump administration is that our rights seem to be constantly up for debate and […]

Contributors, Politics

Our Body, Our Children & Our Finances – The Choices That Should Be Ours To Make

Our Body, Our Children & Our Finances – The Choices That Should Be Ours To Make

By Kimberlee Davis Women’s reproductive rights have been debated stridently for many years. In the early 20th century, when people didn’t speak publicly of family planning or women’s healthcare, the […]

Interviews

Author Holly Grigg-Spall Examines The Effects Of The Birth Control Pill Through A Feminist Lens In Her Book ‘Sweetening The Pill’

Author Holly Grigg-Spall Examines The Effects Of The Birth Control Pill Through A Feminist Lens In Her Book ‘Sweetening The Pill’

It’s no secret that reproductive rights and access are at a tipping point in the United States. While abortion access has been the target of anti-choice, right-wing political campaigns for […]

Health

Health Insurance Covering Birth Control Is Important For Reproductive Rights

Health Insurance Covering Birth Control Is Important For Reproductive Rights

By Jori Hamilton What is it about a uterus that makes policymakers, insurance companies, and lobbyists so squeamish? After all, 50.8% of people in the U.S. identify as female, and […]

Health

10 Must-Know Facts About Mirena Crash

10 Must-Know Facts About Mirena Crash

Birth control techniques have always been used by women over the years to prevent pregnancy. There are many contraceptive options out there; women can either rely on daily pills or […]

Contributors, Health

The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

By Caitlin Hoff The recent #MeToo movement momentum has shown the world just how far women still have left to go before equality becomes a reality. From sexism in the […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Economic Benefits Of The Pill, Plus Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’ Trailer

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Economic Benefits Of The Pill, Plus Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’ Trailer

Welcome to another edition of our Feminist Friday column, our weekly space for sharing our fave videos of the moment, videos that add to or encourage a widening definition of […]

Health

This Birth Control App Is The Solution To HHS Gutting Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

This Birth Control App Is The Solution To HHS Gutting Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

You may have recently heard the news that the Department of Health and Human Services, headed up by anti-choice Republican Tom Price, is making drastic cuts to a slew of […]

Causes

Team Up With NARAL This Summer To Fight The Patriarchy, Protect Repro Rights, & #Resist

Team Up With NARAL This Summer To Fight The Patriarchy, Protect Repro Rights, & #Resist

Whether you’re coming down from a high after seeing Wonder Woman kick inequality’s butt or you’re still fired up from marching, rallying, and flooding Congress with phone calls, there’s a […]

Health

NURX Is More Than Just A Birth Control App, It Is An Important Resource In An “Alternative Fact” World

NURX Is More Than Just A Birth Control App, It Is An Important Resource In An “Alternative Fact” World

We’re not kidding when we talk about “alternative facts” in the world of reproductive healthcare. For most of us who take an interest in the amount of anti-abortion bills being […]

Health

What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

While we are facing down the prospect of a presidential administration headed up by a guy who we highly suspect doesn’t actually want to do the job, there are plenty […]

Causes

Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

We talk a lot about the importance of birth control, family planning and reproductive rights on our platform, because here in the US, there are a number of ways in […]