Do you have a friend who wants to be on the pill but is afraid because of unscientific scare-mongering in the media? Here’s a guide, cribbed from vaccination advocates, on how to talk to people about the pill without turning them off or making them feel threatened.
Study finds women with earlier access to the pill have had greater earning potential over the course of their lives; a NYT article examines the phenomenon of early puberty; April is STD Awareness Month.
Her opponents have smeared her as a racist and classist, but Sanger devoted her life to fighting for equal access to reproductive choice.
Personhood amendments are clearly intended to attack the legality of the birth control pill. The argument for why is a scientific sham, because the pill doesn’t kill fertilized eggs. So why aren’t pro-choicers saying so?
Is one reliable method of contraception okay, or do you need two? There’s no rule for everyone, just what level and kind of protection you want and what you feel best about.
The Catholic Church inadvertently pushed women toward sterilization rather than risk committing a continuous offense against the Church.
Kirsten Powers lambasts Planned Parenthood on the assumption that birth control is easy to get. My recent experiences having access to the pill blocked demonstrate that even for privileged women, it most definitely isn’t.
It is time to propose practical changes that would actually cut public expenditures, protect rape victims and make the anti-women animus that motivates these proposals visible for all to see.
Republican House leadership feels the need to meet with violent, anti-choice “activist” Randall Terry while a Republican state representative in Minnesota is caught with a gun outside a Planned Parenthood.
A new study which concludes that women using oral contraceptives actually increase the size of certain parts of their brain.