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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…

Pop Sugar | January 31, 2016 - 5:00 pm

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…

Chloe Stillwell | December 14, 2015 - 1:40 pm

Colorado Asks: Are IUDs Contraception Or Abortion?

Colorado, you ARE high.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 6, 2015 - 5:40 pm

Black Colleges Are Helping To Boost Black Participation In The Sciences

Historically Black colleges are helping to increase participation in STEM fields. [The Atlantic]
Gmail has been shut down completely in China. [The Guardian]
Read the too-common story…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Real Talk: On Birth Control & Protecting Against Pregnancy, Part 2

This week’s Real Talk focuses on birth control: what we use, why, and our thoughts on all the issues surrounding the way we keep our bodies pregnancy-free! The first half

Avital Norman Nathman | August 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Real Talk: On Birth Control & Protecting Against Pregnancy, Part 1

This week’s Real Talk focuses on birth control: what we use, why, and our thoughts on all the issues surrounding the way we keep our bodies pregnancy-free! The second half…

Avital Norman Nathman | July 31, 2013 - 11:00 am

Pregnant Mexican Girl Is Older Than Previously Thought, Outfitted With Birth Control From Doctors

Recently it was reported that a nine-year-old girl had given birth in Mexico. Now her parents are claiming she is 12- or 13-years-old, which is still horrific, and that…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2013 - 5:40 pm

I Love My IUD, So Why Didn’t My Doctor?

The first time I went in to get my intrauterine device, or IUD, my doctor asked me if I was in a relationship.

“Um, kind of?” I stammered.

Kate Conway | October 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hitched: Why My Husband Is Getting A Vasectomy

I’ve been walking around with a sketch of a uterus and cervix in my reporter’s notebook for several weeks now, courtesy of my gynecologist. She drew it while explaining to…

Andrea Grimes | September 26, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Chinese Woman Seeks Asylum In The U.S. Over Forced Birth Control

It’s worth a reminder sometimes that the term “reproductive rights” doesn’t just mean the right not not reproduce, like with abortion. Reproductive rights can also mean the right to produce,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 4:20 pm

The Side Effects Of My First IUD

I went off birth control and got a ParaGard IUD. Now I’m horny, like, all the time. When I wake up next to my boyfriend, forget it—we’re barely getting to…

Laura Kusnyer | January 12, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Got An IUD

When I was 19, I fell in love. He was small but mighty, a cheap date in those days, easy to swallow at any kegger and, most importantly, eased my…

Laura Kusnyer | December 17, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Quickies!: IUDs Don’t Cause Infertility Or Infections

Contrary to popular belief, an IUD doesn’t cause infections or infertility. [Daily Bedpost]
This voice-activated vibrator is pointless. [Daily Bedpost]
A charged cell battery saved a woman’s life. [College Candy]

Annika Harris | August 5, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Poll: How Do You Keep The Babies Away?

Every month, when my period arrives at 9am on the dot on (usually) the first Sunday of the month, I say a little silent thank you to the person who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2008 - 3:45 pm