Posts tagged "morning after pill"

Brilliant Idea: PA College Dispensing Plan B From Vending Machines

Taking the morning-after pill in a timely fashion has been one of the biggest hurdles to overcome when it comes to reproductive rights. Emergency contraception (which prevents ovulation so an…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Mitt Romney Calls Morning After Pills “Abortive Pills”

Fact checking time! Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail in Colorado last night and referred to emergency contraception/the morning-after pill as “abortive pills.” This could be because he or his…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: CVS Refuses Emergency Contraception To Man, Suggests He’s A Rapist

A Texas man is suing a CVS pharmacy after it refused to sell him the morning-after pill, which he was purchasing for his wife. Jason Melbourne drove to four…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Soapbox: Pulling The Mommy Card On Reproductive Rights

This is not the change I voted for. Nor how I thought the year would end for women’s rights in the USA. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius…

Veronica Arreola | January 2, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Gov’t Overrules FDA, Forbids Morning-After Pill From Going On Shelves

I knew I shouldn’t get my hopes up: the Secretary of  Health and Human Services (a woman!) has overruled the FDA’s recommendation to allow the morning-after pill to be sold…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm

FDA Considers Putting The Morning-After Pill On Drugstore Shelves

Conservatives losing their marbles to start in five … four … three … two … one: the FDA has until tomorrow to decide whether the morning-after pill Plan B will…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: iPhone’s Siri Won’t Help You Find The Morning-After Pill

Siri on the iPhone won’t tell you where to find the morning-after pill, but it will help you find Viagra. [Reproductive Health Reality Check]
Plus, 10 things Siri…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2011 - 5:40 pm

WTF: Michele Bachmann Invents The “Morning-After Abortion Pill”

I purposefully did not watch CNN’s Tea Party/Republican debate on Tuesday night because I knew I’d spend the whole time screaming at the TV. It was the right…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Plan B For Girls 17 And Under?

The makers of the Plan B morning-after pill plan to ask the FDA to allow for the emergency contraception to be sold without a prescription for young women under…

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2011 - 7:40 pm

What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted

We’ve written a lot about sexual assault on The Frisky this week, from the death threats faced by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s alleged victims and the weatherwoman who filed a

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Hmm, Do You Think Your Reproductive Rights “Don’t Need Defending”?

Hey, Newsweek subscribers, brace yourselves for a really annoying article in the upcoming April 26th issue: We young folks are “lukewarm” on reproductive rights and “don’t think abortion rights need…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Men Explain Birth Control!

Blogger Amanda Hess of The Sexist took her video camera around D.C. and asked a bunch of dudes to explain how different types of women-controlled birth control work,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: The Morning-After Pill

Over the weekend, I got an urgent letter from a lady who thinks she might be knocked-up. Here’s what she wrote:”My boyfriend always pulls out when we’re having sex. He’s…

Dr. V | September 14, 2009 - 5:30 pm

“Sorry, It’s Fake!” Product of the Week!

What’s especially genius about The Onion’s mock-up of “Plan C,” the Morning After the Morning After Pill, is that we’re not entirely sure that the anti-choice movement isn’t looking to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 7:36 pm
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