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Abstinence-Only Education Offers Nothing But an “F”

I’ve taught young women who thought drinking a certain brand of soda pop would prevent HIV/AIDS infection and who were convinced that certain forms of birth control caused permanent sterilization.

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Alveda King’s Dangerous PayDay Loan

This past weekend the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took the stage and tried to sell this nation a payday loan as the payment solution on that check her uncle spoke of 47 years ago.

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New Measure Puts Alaskan Teens At Risk

Five days on the ground talking to voters in Anchorage, Alaska really drove home what’s at stake for reproductive justice, voters and for Alaskan teens.

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Fetuses as Slaves? I Don’t Think So

When anti-choice organizations charge that the most dangerous place for a Black baby is in a Black woman’s womb, they are attacking Black women’s capacity to parent and make health care decisions. 

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Missouri Improves On Child Welfare, But Not By Much

One would think that child welfare would be a top priority in a state where politicians running for office regularly list their tradition family values among their qualifications, but that is not the case.

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An Update on Missouri…The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Faces and names may change in the Missouri legislature, but legislative attempts to restrict access to abortion services remain an unfortunate constant.

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Helping Boys of Color Thrive: Healthy Communities are Key

Research finds that systemic community factors adversely affect the health outcomes and life options of African-American and Latino boys and young men.

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HPV and Men: What You Might Not Know About Prevention

More than half of sexually active men in the United States will have some form HPV at some point during their lifetime. Yet many don’t know the HPV vaccine was recently approved for men.

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Resurrection or Reincarnation? A Low-Cost Health Provider is Reborn

What happens when a clinic is reborn with the help of a Catholic University?  In the case of Casa de Salud, the hope is more for reincarnation than for resurrection.

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The Radiance Foundation: Radiating Hype and Lies

The same web site that claims reproductive health care providers lie to and manipulate women sends them to crisis pregnancy centers that provide inaccurate medical information.

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