October 15, 2008 - 7:00 am
Like many people with a developmentally disabled family member I welcome the introduction of the needs of the developmentally disabled into national policy debates. But we need policies and funding, not promises.
October 9, 2008 - 7:00 am
Looking at the presidential candidates’ Senate votes is a great resource for pro-choice voters looking to weigh each candidate’s actions against his rhetoric before casting their ballot in November.
September 17, 2008 - 7:00 am
News that African-Americans are just 12 percent of the population but 46 percent of new HIV infections should get the presidential candidates talking about HIV/AIDS. They’re not — so we went looking for their positions.
September 10, 2008 - 3:00 am
A new McCain ad suggests that Obama supports teaching about sex in kindergarten. In age-appropriate comprehensive sex education, what do students really learn, and when?
September 2, 2008 - 7:00 am
STD rates are up among older adults. And our reaction — surprise, confusion — suggests that we need to examine our attitudes towards sexuality at any age.
August 19, 2008 - 7:00 am
The lesbian community faces unique challenges when accessing health care, from widespread provider misconception about STI risks for women who partner with women to doctors who tailor their medical advice to stereotypes they have of lesbians’ lives and needs.
August 11, 2008 - 7:00 am
The battle lines on choice extend to the potential vice-presidential candidates as both major parties are unwilling to risk their base supporters for the possibility of new voters.
July 14, 2008 - 7:00 am
Do pro-choice voters in Missouri have an opportunity to elect a protective veto into the Governor’s mansion in November? Only if the Democratic nominee really does support abortion rights.
June 23, 2008 - 7:00 am
Society tells women that if breasts are sexual, large breasts are even sexier and “good girls” should be prepared to minimize or suffer the consequences.
June 16, 2008 - 7:00 am
Sex reassignment surgery and other related medical interventions cost thousands of dollars and are not optional for many transgender people. But many insurance companies don’t consider these procedures medically necessary.