What It's Like to Get Reproductive Care at an Anti-Abortion, Anti-Contraception Clinic
Changes to the Title X family planning programs have brought onboard a new kind of reproductive health clinic. What does that mean for patients?
More Women Began Demanding Long-Acting Contraceptives After Trump Was Elected
In November of 2016, a lot of American women feared using access to contraception—so they got IUDs.
A Philadelphia Judge Blocks the Trump Administration's Birth Control Regulations
The two regulations, which would have let employers with "religious and moral objections" deny employees cost-free birth control coverage, briefly took effect Monday.
Fifteen States and D.C. Are Now Suing the Government Over Contraceptive Coverage
Ten additional states, and the District of Columbia, have joined lawsuits against the Trump administration, over allowing groups to opt out of covering birth control for their employees.
In Tanzania, the President Strikes Out Against Contraception
President John Magufuli has suspended advertising by family planning organizations, raising outcry among human rights groups.
What's the Effect of Limiting What Doctors Can Tell Patients About Abortions?
Texas offers Americans a glimpse into what the future may look like if the Trump administration passes new reproductive rules.
Planned Parenthood Sues the Trump Administration for Proposing Conservative Changes to Its Grant Program
Planned Parenthood sued the Trump administration Wednesday in an effort to block conservative changes to Title X, a family planning grant program.
Five Studies: Why IUDs Are Poised to Become the Future of Birth Control
They're the most effective method—perhaps because they're the most empowering.
The Connection Between Domestic Abuse and Condom Use
A new, large analysis of previous studies finds being in abusive relationships makes women and girls less likely to use contraception of all kinds.
We Have Less Control Over Our Reproductive Bodies Than We Think
On the likelihood of pregnancy, wanted or not.
Fight Climate Change by Fighting for Women’s Rights
It's time to stop focusing on population growth as the cause of our environmental problems. It’s not the main culprit, and the women of the world are already doing all they can to slow it. They just need more support.
Abortion Restrictions, Religious Exemptions, and 5 Other Reproductive Rights Issues to Watch in 2015
Changes for abortion, contraception, and more top the agenda with Republicans in the majority in Congress and many state legislatures.
The ‘Hobby Lobby’ Ruling Isn’t a Women’s Health Issue
It’s a private health issue. And it affects us all.
Female Condoms: Meet the Ancestors to the Next Big Thing in Safe Sex
A predecessor to the female condom was available nearly 100 years ago.
The Female Condom Is the Next Big Thing in Safe Sex
Once derided as being like a plastic bag with the erotic appeal of a jellyfish, the female condom is undergoing a transformation.
Should Companies Be Required to Provide Birth Control to Employees?
A reading list on the Hobby Lobby cases.
Take a Moment to Talk About the Good Side Effects of Birth Control
As a way to politicize the issue, most media coverage of birth-control methods is focused on the potential complications of use, but far more women experience positive benefits, including cancer prevention and menstrual regulation.