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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 […]

Health, Interviews

This Birth Control App Wants To Reduce The 3 million Unintended Pregnancies In The US Each Year

This Birth Control App Wants To Reduce The 3 million Unintended Pregnancies In The US Each Year

We recently posted an article titled ‘No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy‘. While we know there are plenty of our readers […]

Health

No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy

No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy

When it comes to birth control, it should be a no-brainer. The social impact the continued innovation birth control has on society today is so incredibly important that we want […]

Health

How Some US States Are Fighting Back For Women’s Access To Reproductive Healthcare

How Some US States Are Fighting Back For Women’s Access To Reproductive Healthcare

We often wonder if the women who fought for access to safe and legal abortion in 1973, when Roe v Wade was passed by the US Supreme Court, knew they […]

Celebrities

Lea Michele’s Essay On Sisterhood Is A Great Reminder Of Why We Should Support Each Other

Lea Michele’s Essay On Sisterhood Is A Great Reminder Of Why We Should Support Each Other

We can never have too many messages about supporting sisterhood and encouraging one another. Why? Because when we turn on the TV and watch a bunch of “real housewives” throwing […]