pregnancy test

The Soapbox: Why Men Need Abortion As Much As Women Do

Liberal guys like me are often kind of squeamish when it comes to talking about abortion. I mean, we support it. We describe ourselves as pro-choice. We share the ridiculous…

Dan Solomon |

Men, Pregnancy Tests & Testicular Cancer

I know, that headline sounds like a “which one of these things doesn’t belong” logic puzzle. But stay with me, because I’m going to explain how they are all related…

Ami Angelowicz |

Girl Talk: Taking A Pregnancy Test At 36

The first time I bought a pregnancy test I was 17. I’d gotten my period but was so new at the whole sex thing, not to mention paranoid, that I…

Rachel Kramer Bussel |

A Brief History Of The Pregnancy Test

I was commenting on how packaged pregnancy tests resemble fruit roll ups when my mother told me scientists once injected bunnies with a woman’s urine to determine whether or not…

Susan Finch |

Bar Installs Pregnancy Test Vending Machine In The Ladies’ Room

I don’t know what else is going on in Pub 500 in Mankato, Minnesota, but apparently it’s enough to warrant the installation of the “first ever” pregnancy test vending machine…

Jessica Wakeman |

“Free” Pregnancy Test Comes With Anti-Abortion Literature

Buying a pregnancy test can be awkward anywhere you live, but especially if you live in a community where everybody knows everybody. No wonder some women are happy to receive…

Jessica Wakeman |

Is Posting YouTube Vids Of Your Pregnancy Test Sweet Or Creepy?

Taking a pregnancy test isn’t glamorous. There’s the peeing part, of course, then the waiting, then the rush of emotions that comes when the pink or blue line—or plus…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Fake Home Pregnancy Test: For The Gal Who Will Do Anything To Keep Her Man

You know what is worse than using a fake pregnancy test to force a guy into sticking around? Taking fake birth control pills so you can get for realz pregnant.

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Quick Pic: Sale On Pregnancy Tests!

A friend just sent me this photo, taken at an NYC drugstore. I know there’s a recession and peeps be lookin’ to save money anywhere they can, but this is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Juno Lied: Pregnancy Tests Aren’t Plan B, People

Storytime! Over at Feministing’s newly relaunched site, a teenage user on their new community board recounts a story of trying to buy a pregnancy test with her best friend at…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |