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What If Condoms Were As Hard To Get As Birth Control?

BuzzFeed asks what life would be like if guys had to jump through as many hoops to get condoms as girls do to get birth control pills. The result is…

Claire Hannum | October 8, 2014 - 9:30 am

True Story: My Gynecologist Found A Used Condom In My Vagina

I met up with Mark* on Friday night, eager to kiss my long workweek goodbye and roll into the weekend, drink in hand. We’d only been seeing each other a…

Anonymous | October 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Woman Uses Potato As A Contraceptive, It Grows Roots Inside Her Vagina Instead

Listen, I’m totally supportive of a DIY lifestyle. You wanna make your own makeup and cleaning products from scratch? By all means! Got 30 new uses for old timey mason…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

New Hampshire Candidate Scott Brown Thinks No One Cares About Birth Control

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown thinks that no one cares about birth control or equal pay, of course. [Huffington Post]
Tennessee has a new law that treats

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 1, 2014 - 6:12 pm

CVS, Walgreens Illegally Charged Women For Birth Control

CVS and Walgreens are under fire for illegally charging 11,000 women a co-pay for their birth control prescriptions at their pharmacies. Under the Affordable Care Act, forms of preventative…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Engender Health Looks At Contraceptives Throughout History

The next time anyone tells you that contraceptives aren’t “natural,” ask them how exactly they aren’t natural. Sure, it interferes with a natural bodily process, but then there’s the fact…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Planned Parenthood Opens “Virtual” Clinics In Minnesota & Washington State

Planned Parenthood is now offering online services in Minnesota and Washington State, in which patients can receive STD counseling or get a prescription for birth control through a video…

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Talks Hobby Lobby Decisions With Katie Couric

Recently Notorious R.B.G. — I’m mean, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg — was interviewed by Katie Couric for Yahoo and she’s got a lot to say about last month’s

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The Two Reasons I Stopped Taking Birth Control

I stopped taking birth control in 2011. I find it not-ha-ha-funny that when I tell people this, the most common reaction I get is that it’s “dangerous” not taking birth…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Lena Dunham Asked Her Twitter Followers Why They Use Birth Control

In light of the last month’s ruling by the Supreme Court that some employers with religious objections to birth control can deny coverage to female employees, Lena Dunham asked her…

Claire Hannum | July 23, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Coming Soon: Remote-Controlled Contraception

A start-up in Massachusetts has come up with the ultimate “Jetsons”-inspired upgrade to birth control — a remote-controlled chip that lasts for 16 years. The wireless chip would automatically release…

Claire Hannum | July 8, 2014 - 11:30 am

True Story: I Use The Fertility Awareness Method

A year and a half ago, I tossed out hormonal birth control in favor of … no birth control at all.

Well, that’s not really accurate. I do…

Carrie Murphy | July 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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