birth control

Dissecting "Sweetening the Pill," a Completely Frustrating New Book on Birth Control

Historically, the birth control pill is revolutionary. Today, it’s nearly mundane. In the 50 years since its approval, the Pill has radically changed contraception, placing it directly in the hands of women, changing the way they plan their lives, the way conduct their relationships, and—of... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar this morning.  • Bedsider breaks down how the Affordable Care Act will affect your birth control coverage on October 1st. [Bedsider] • ... Read more »

The Empowerment Cure: How Teen Sex-Ed Has Undergone a Brilliant and Rapid Revolution

The news on reproductive rights this year has not been good. Texas is shutting down health clinics, ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news on our radar this morning! • Looking for some fresh reading material? Well there are thousands of zines by queer POC to check out, so h... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Birth Control Implant

Each week, Oh Joy Sex Toy features an illustrated sex toy review. But this week is different! We’re featuring a special guest comic that’s about another aspect of sex—... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Goodmorning everyone! Here’s a sample of the news we’ve been reading at the Bitch HQ. Were you told in school that if you took birth control, your mother probably hates you? Well the high schoolers at George Washington High were,... Read more »

On Our Radar

Here’s what you missed while you were planning your Oscars party… At This Ain’t Livin’, s.e. smith wants to know where are all the disabled pop culture creators? Mother Jones has a ... Read more »

On Our Radar

The blogs will never stop! Feministe points us to a New York Times piece on the 7 billion-person milestone and the importance of birth control… …and the Crunk... Read more »

Bringing Up Baby: Is Pregnancy A Disease?

In the political and media realm, this “pregnancy as disease” model is one thing that pro- and anti-choicers agree upon, although they use it for different ends. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Birth Control Backlash

It’s a little embarrassing to call out Fox News on the Douchebag Decree, because that channel is basically a love letter to this column: “Dear Douchebag Decree, I will... Read more »