birth control

Controlling Interest: Revisioning the binary of abortion and contraception

On the left, the right, and everywhere in between, we still hear about “bad” abortion havers and “good” birth-control seekers.

The Parent Trap: Birth-Control Sabotage Is an Insidious Kind of Abuse

The high-profile nature of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s relationship exposes young people to this horrific form of abuse through a joke that downplays its actual harm. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kesha Lost Her Appeal to Break Deals With Dr. Luke

At every point in the long legal battle thus far, Kesha has either lost in court or has dropped her claims.  Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Traditional TV is in trouble

Thanks to devices, apps, and streaming sites like Netflix and Youtube, broadcast TV is in a precarious situation. Read more »

Carrying the Future: There’s No Birth Control In Future Dystopias

What Happened To Monday is the latest example of this tired trope. Read more »

“Birthright” is the Chilling Documentary All Women Must See In 2017

What becomes of women who can’t access the healthcare they need? Read more »

All in the Family: Men's Crucial Role in the Fight for Reproductive Health in India

Women bearing the brunt of responsibility when their safety and well-being are considered insignificant in society is a dangerous paradox. Read more »

Birth Control Delivered to Your Door: The Nurx Birth Control App Expands Around the Country

The company aims to make contraception easy and affordable—just like it should be.  Read more »

It's 2016 and People Are Still Worried About Teens Taking Birth Control

A school board in Oregon voted down a plan to have school-based health clinics distribute birth control. Who will think of the children?! Read more »

Vasectomies Should Be Covered by Obamacare—But They’re Not

Why is the procedure snipped from basic birth control coverage? Read more »

The High Stakes of Zubik v. Burwell for Anti-Discrimination Laws

The birth control case facing the Supreme Court could wind up rolling back civil rights protections of LGBT people, too.  Read more »

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