New research suggests the nature of workplace harassment, and the way women respond to it, are both changing.
Abortion storytelling projects, aimed at reducing stigma, have proliferated in recent years, but what's their real effect on public opinion?
Most states require parents to be notified or provide consent for a minor to have an abortion, with exceptions for youths who fear abuse as a result. A new study offers a glimpse into what it's like to try to secure an exception.
A study shows that people feel differently about "overdose prevention sites" and "safe consumption sites."
Stigma factors into our perceptions of breastfeeding and formula, with serious consequences for infant health.
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.