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?
How State Health Departments Are Closing Abortion Clinics: Five Key Takeaways
We've highlighted the five major conclusions of Pacific Standard's latest investigation.
How Health Officials in Pro-Life States Are Quietly Dismantling Abortion Access
Without the fanfare of a bill signing or a Supreme Court decision, the first state without an abortion clinic is in sight.
It's Not 'Despair' That's Killing Working-Class Americans; It's Hard Work and Poverty
New research casts doubt on the trendy diagnosis of "hopelessness."
'These Maternal Deaths Could Have Been Avoided': A Closer Look at the Major New Study Finding That Abortions Don't Harm Women's Health
This research is particularly important at a time when states across the country are passing new laws concerning abortion.
No, Having an Abortion Is Not Harmful to a Woman's Health
Women who sought but did not receive an abortion were in worse health five years later than peers who did get one, a new study finds.
Viewfinder: Creating Low-Cost Sanitary Pads for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Members of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) make low-cost sanitary pads at their facility in Ahmedabad, India. May 28th marks the sixth annual Menstrual Hygiene Day, created to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management.
Sex Strikes Have a Long and Controversial History as a Tool of Women's Protest
Alyssa Milano's proposal was unpopular, but the practice of sex strikes goes back to the dawn of humanity.
Alabama Is Poised to Pass an Outright Ban on Abortion
Georgia's governor has also signed a six-week ban, giving the Supreme Court yet more opportunities to overturn Roe v. Wade.
A New Title X Rule Stripping Sexual Health Access for Millions of Women Could Take Effect Next Week
The future of federal family planning programs will be decided by May 3rd, as four separate lawsuits seek to block the Trump administration's plans to target abortion access.
How Six-Week Abortion Bans Are Fueling a 'Radical' Year for Abortion Law
The bans mark an unprecedented year for abortion legislation—and a potential political turning point.
The FDA Just Approved the First-Ever Drug for Postpartum Depression. Who Will Be Able to Afford It?
Women with lower socioeconomic status are among those at a higher risk for developing postpartum depression—and the new treatment is estimated to cost $34,000 per patient.
The FDA Issues Warnings to Online Abortion Pill Providers
The FDA writes that failure to immediately cease sales of unapproved versions of mifepristone and misoprostol may result in action.
What Crisis Pregnancy Centers Stand to Gain From Trump's New Title X 'Gag Rule'
In banning federal funding from groups that refer women for abortion services, the president is presenting a golden opportunity for faith-based, anti-abortion clinics.
Viewfinder: A Face-Off Between Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Protesters From Northern Ireland
Amnesty International protesters call for a change in Northern Irish abortion law as they walk past a counter demonstration at Parliament Square on February 26th, 2019, in London, England.
A Virginia Bill to Reduce Restrictions on Late-Term Abortions Spurs an Outcry
A bill put forth in Virginia that would have eliminated certain requirements on late-term abortions in the state has prompted outcries of infanticide among its critics.
A Group of Activists Is Demanding Free Tampons in All School Restrooms
There is a growing movement in the United States to eliminate taxes on menstrual products and provide such products for free in restrooms at schools, prisons, shelters, and public places.
What Will Happen If Texas Succeeds in Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Its Medicaid Program?
The research on the consequences of Planned Parenthood losing public funding offers a sense of what may happen.
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.
The Myths Behind the Idea That Domestic Violence Is a 'Personal Problem'
A viral Thrillist story about a burger joint left out domestic abuse charges against the owner—but intimate partner violence isn't a private issue.
Meet Two of the Women Fighting Against Their University for Reproductive Rights
Irish 4 Reproductive Health, a student activist group, filed suit against the Trump administration and Notre Dame over the school's refusal to offer birth control coverage to students and faculty.
Mail-Order Abortions Are Now Available in the U.S. What Does That Mean for American Women?
Aid Access will mail the two-drug cocktail used across the world to women in the United States.