reproductive rights

SCOTUS Says Pharmacies Must Stock Emergency Contraception In Yet Another Reproductive Rights Victory

Hallelujah — no one in Washington will be turned down when they show up at the pharmacy asking for a pill to keep one night of unprotected sex from becoming

Lauren Holter |

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Abortion Opinion Shattered One Prevalent Abortion Myth

And, frankly, the facts are on her side.

Kylie Cheung |

5 States With Abortion Laws Similar To The One SCOTUS Struck Down

Sadly and unsurprisingly, Texas is not alone in their backwards and restrictive abortion laws.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives.

Lauren Holter |

You Can Now Get Birth Control Via An App. This Is A Total Game Changer.

What a triumph for female millennials everywhere.

Kylie Cheung |

A Drone Delivered Abortion Drugs To Northern Ireland In Bold Protest Of Its Dangerous Laws

Technology has made everything more accessible — now including abortion meds.

Lauren Holter |

What You Must Know About 20-Week Abortion Bans, Like The New One In South Carolina

Abortions past 20 weeks gestation are illegal in the state of South Carolina, effective immediately.

Kylie Cheung |

An Anti-Abortion Group In Kansas Wants You To Beware of “Human-Animal” Hybrids

Anti-choice group Kansans for Life sinks to new levels of bizarre in its war on choice.

Kylie Cheung |

How The Abortion Storyline On ‘Scandal’ Was Quietly, Shockingly Correct

The anticipated “abortion confrontation” on night’s Scandal finale was not what I expected from Olivia and Fitz. What we got instead changed everything about the abortion storyline.

Elizabeth Skoski |

5 Myths About Female Orgasms That Need To Die Already

Because so many (men) fear its power, knowledge on a female orgasm is rare and myths spread like lore. I am here to fix all that by debunking five common myths

Ana Defillo |

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Democratic Debate Moderators For Ignoring Abortion

Whether you’re feeling the Bern or staunchly #WithHer – I’m just going to assume no one who regularly reads and enjoys The Frisky would actually consider voting for any of those GOP clowns — the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Why The “Suitable Partner Shortage” Is A Reproductive Rights Issue For Black Women

When people ask me about whether or not I want to have children, the conversation is often very short and quite simple. For college-educated black women, the shortage of suitable…

Tiffanie Drayton |

Proposed Bill In Kentucky Would Require Wife’s Permission For Viagra Prescription

If this bill in Kentucky indeed becomes law, men seeking Viagra or other erectile dysfunction drugs would be required to get a signed note from their wife and swear on…

Katrin Higher |

Why Were Reproductive Rights Left Out Of Last Night’s Democratic Debate?

Agreeing on the issue doesn’t mean having the same plan.

Katie Klabusich |

#DearDebbie: Millennial Women Are Far From “Complacent” About Reproductive Rights

Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she thinks women born after Roe have gotten “complacent”–that’s some bullshit.

Katie Klabusich |

At Least 100,000 Texas Women Have Tried To Self-Induce An Abortion

Here’s some depressing news: a recent study run by the University of Texas has found that 1.7-4.1 percent of Texas women have attempted to perform an abortion on themselves — which, given the…

Robyn Pennacchia |

Twerpy Missouri Lawmaker Claims Student Researching Abortion Restrictions Is Breaking The Law

Missouri state Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Turdsville) is up in arms over a Mizzou grad student’s thesis. Why? Because she intends to study the effects of the state’s terrible abortion-restricting law requiring…

Robyn Pennacchia |

Cecile Richards Says She Expects Roe V. Wade To Be Back On The Ballot Soon

In today’s interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards lamented that the 2016 Republican presidential candidates “make Mitt Romney look like a liberal.” She said although…

Emily Winter |

Let’s All Laugh At This Line Of Anti-Choice Wannabe Hipster T-Shirts

Oh god, anti-choice weirdos are trying to be hip now.

Robyn Pennacchia |
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