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Get Real: Male Bodies Vs. Female Bodies: Why Go There?

Is it better to be a man or a woman when it comes to sexual pleasure?

 

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Equal Pay Day Underscores Just How Unequal Women’s Wages Are

April 20th, “Equal Pay Day,” is the day when the average female worker’s wages will finally catch up to her male counterpart’s salary from the prior year.

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Growing Up with Roe

I first became aware of abortion around the same time I became aware of many things related to sex and sexuality – during puberty. At the time, abortion represented survival to me. As a little brown girl from the Bronx, I knew what the statistics said about girls like me and our chances of “success.” If I knew one thing, I knew this: I was not going to come home and tell my mother that I was pregnant.

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Five Days in Copenhagen: Perspectives on Demography and Climate Change

As pressure to address climate change increases, long-simmering debates on the connections between population and environment have been renewed, debates that implicate women’s rights. Kasey Rae Jacobs offers her perspective on her first 5 days in Copenhagen.

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Weekly Pulse: Pelosi Champions Public Option

As health care reform moves into the closed-door, intra-party negotiation phase, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is emerging as a champion of a public option, though she has wavered about how tough that plan should be on payouts to providers.

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Roundup: The Obama Administration: For the Public Option Before They Were Against It… Sort Of?

While the public wants a public option, and while the President-as-candidate campaigned on the promise of at least something akin to a public option, the Administration has, from day one of the health care reform process, done just about everything it could to say they are “for” a public option “kinda sorta” but “it’s not the defining piece” of health reform. Huh?

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I’m Lucky: I Don’t Need An Abortion in Arizona… For Now

Despite a recent court victory, access to abortion in Arizona remains highly restricted. So I am lucky: As a resident of Arizona, I don’t need an abortion right now. If I did, it might still be difficult to get one.

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Get Real! How Do You Tell When Women Are Done With Sex?

Sex is over when one or both partners don’t want to have it anymore, either because they both feel satisfied or just because one or both are done with the whole works for the time being.

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