birth control

Access To Birth Control And STI Testing Is About To Get A Whole Lot Better In Texas

Colorado proved the success of offering free long-acting reversible birth control when it started a similar program in 2009. More »


Delaware Is Training All Doctors To Insert IUDs In A Huge Birth Control Move

With some private funding and a few mechanical vaginas, the face of birth control might be changing. More »


SCOTUS Says Pharmacies Must Stock Emergency Contraception In Yet Another Reproductive Rights Victory

Hallelujah — no one in Washington will be turned down when they show up at the pharmacy asking for a pill to keep one night of unprotected sex from becoming a lifetime of motherhood. More »


You Can Now Get Birth Control Via An App. This Is A Total Game Changer.

What a triumph for female millennials everywhere. More »


The Supreme Court Just Made An Important, Slightly Confusing Decision On Birth Control Coverage

It’s not necessarily bad news, but it’s not really good news either. More »


5 Myths About Female Orgasms That Need To Die Already

Because so many (men) fear its power, knowledge on a female orgasm is rare and myths spread like lore. I am here to fix all that by debunking five common myths using Prince gifs. More »


5 Things You Need To Know About Birth Control Around The World

Marie Stopes International (MSI) and several influential Islamic scholars joined up last week to vigorously campaign both for the spread of birth control and contraceptives for Afghan women, and to combat the cultural stigma against women who choose to utilize these most valuable resources. In Afghanistan, abortion is illegal although birth control is not, but access to birth control is incredibly… More »


Reversible, Condomless Male Birth Control Will Be Here In 2018

A new study on the effectiveness of Vasalgel, a reversible, male birth control injection, has ruled the gel an immense success. It is now planned to be available to all men in 2018, according to Elaine Lissner, the executive director of the Parsemus Foundation, the organization that developed Vasalgel. Read more on College Candy…More »


Here’s What Went Down In The Zubik v. Burwell Arguments

Welcome to Hobby Lobby 2.0 More »


DIY Abortions Are On The Rise In The United States, According To Disturbing Google Searches

A report in the New York Times reveals the number of Google searches regarding DIY abortions, and the result is shocking.
The Guttmacher Institute estimates that women have about 1 million legal abortions a year. In 2015, there were over 700,000 Google searches for self-induced abortions, which ranged from looking for abortion pills online, to searching “how to have a… More »


Study Shows Abortion Rates Are Down–But Not For Reasons Anti-Choicers Will Like

Increased rates of birth control use have led to fewer unintended pregnancies. More »


Over the Pill? Facts About Nonhormonal Birth Control

Are you thinking about switching to an IUD after being on the pill? Wth the intrauterine device’s rise in popularity, you’re not the only one with questions about nonhormonal birth control options.

Hormonal options range from the ring to the patch to the pill, but what if you want to avoid the consequences,… More »


Rude Washington GOP Lawmaker Asked Teen Lobbying Group If They Were Virgins

Rep. Mary Dye sure has some bad manners. More »


People In Oregon Can Now Get Birth Control Pills Without A Prescription

Hooray! More »


Gyno Diaries: The Quest For The Right Birth Control

Sorry for the delay, pussy power rangers! The column will begin being bi-monthly from this point forward, granted we here from you gals, or trans men, or guys with gal friends, who want to talk about your experiences, anonymous or not! Email Chloe@thefrisky.com and we will chat!
So this week’s story might seem a… More »


Hobby Lobby 2.0: SCOTUS Is Set To Take On Birth Control Again

Zubik v. Burwell is basically Hobby Lobby on steroids. More »


Mean Federal Judge Won’t Let Alabama Defund Planned Parenthood

This will come as a huge disappointment to fans of teen pregnancy and STIs across the state. More »


Bristol Palin Aghast, Claims The Government Is Doling Out IUDs To 10-Year Olds

Not sure she should be criticizing anyone responsible enough to use birth control. More »


House Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood In Grand Exercise In Futility

Sorry, jerks — this is not going to pass the Senate or be approved by President Obama. More »


What Do Failed Abortions Have To Do With Fetal Tissue Sales?

Two women who are the results of failed abortions are testifying at the congressional Planned Parenthood hearings. Why? More »


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