Will Americans Ever Actually Use the Female Condom?
Many Americans think the internal condom is totally gross. But sexual health advocates are convinced that new FDA regulations could help them go mainstream.
After 'Egregious Attack' on Birth Control, Five Women Sue Trump Administration
“The new rules, because they basically allow employers to take away that coverage, are going to put women back in the same position of having to decide whether they need to forego birth control because they just can’t afford it.”
Women Shoulder the Invisible Burden of Preventing Pregnancy Alone
We talked to the researcher behind a study that examines how clinicians in the US reinforce the widely accepted notion that the physical, mental, and emotional labor around contraception is "women's work."
In These States, You Don't Need a Doctor to Prescribe You the Pill
Despite regressive rollbacks in women's health proposed at the federal level, some state legislatures are actually working to push access to birth control forward.
Trump's Leaked Birth Control Rollback Plan Would Be a Disaster for Women
“Think about it: Under this rule, bosses will be able to impose their personal beliefs on their female employees’ private medical decisions."
This Plant-Based Birth Control Could Work for Men—and Replace Plan B
Scientists say they've discovered a way to prevent sperm from burrowing into eggs, and it's totally non-hormonal.
Women's Health Week Isn't Anything to Celebrate Under Trump
Happy Women's Health Week! Here is a list of the most disastrous ways the Trump administration has attacked women's health care in the past year.
You Can Now Get Plan B Out of a Vending Machine in Yolo County
We talked with students on the UC Davis campus where the "Wellness to Go" vending machine is located to find out how they feel about the quick and easy availability of the morning-after pill.
Birth Control Can Make You Feel Terrible About Life, Study Finds
The first big study on birth control and well-being finds that it can make perfectly healthy women feel like their lives suck.
Monkeys Pave the Way for Male Birth Control
Researchers found the non-hormonal contraceptive Vasalgel to be effective in preventing conception among monkeys during a trial that lasted over one year.
Are Women Avoiding the Birth Control Pill Over Fears of Gaining Weight?
A new study finds that overweight or obese women "may be reluctant" to use hormonal contraception because it's typically associated with weight gain—but some psychologists fear the findings aren't actually accurate.
How Birth Control Pills Affect Your Sex Drive in a Relationship
New research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of New Mexico looks at the relationship between sex, hormonal contraception, and relationship quality.
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