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.
To respond effectively to the epidemics of AIDS and TB around the world, a strategy for communicating messages that influence individual behavior change, community attitudes and socio-political dynamics is critical.
During a time when abortion politics are the wedge issue dividing the social justice movement, some doulas are working across issue lines to provide women with the support they need for all their decisions.
The presidential hopefuls take on health care in Election 2008.
What are some ways to increase rates of HIV testing without making it mandatory?
Abortion funds know that for low-income and uninsured women, Roe v. Wade has, essentially, been overturned.
Recent studies from Maryland, North Carolina, and Alabama shed light on racial infant and maternal health disparities.
The FDA's foot-dragging over non-prescription approval for Plan B set a disturbing precedent of putting politics over science.
Young people deserve respectful, culturally competent care when accessing basic health care services. But some find a trip to the doctor winds up more like a stint in the principal's office.