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Women Won’t Back Down as Trump Wages War on Reproductive Rights

We won’t be told how to live or when to have kids.

Hannah Briggs | January 31, 2017 - 3:35 pm

Some doctors started leaving IUD strings longer so women can remove them if they lose insurance

For those getting long-term birth control before Obamacare is potentially scrapped, the question remains if they’ll be able to have it removed in the future.

The Frisky | January 23, 2017 - 12:38 pm

The number of women getting IUDs at Planned Parenthood has soared since the election

Since Donald Trump was elected two months ago (dear god, it feels like it’s been two years), many women have become increasingly worried about their reproductive rights and access to

The Frisky | January 10, 2017 - 3:01 pm

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.

Lauren Holter | August 1, 2016 - 4:22 pm

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
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