The heavy stigmatization of herpes only contributes to increases in disease transmission and hinders public health prevention efforts.
Last year was dubbed “the year of the abortion story.” Though these narratives have changed some hearts and minds, dismantling abortion stigma won’t happen overnight. And it certainly won’t ensure reproductive freedom for all.
Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
New guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force could help lift some of the stigma associated with testing—and shift the bill to insurers.
Therapists — and their clients — are often portrayed in unflattering ways on television comedies and dramas, and as a result, viewers may be less willing to seek the psychological help they need, according to a new study by Iowa State University researchers.