Health

Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

Transnational Surrogacy Is A Major Feminist Issue But Not Enough People Are Talking About It

By Nick Cesare In 1977, the first in vitro fertilization procedure (IVF) was carried out in the UK. Several decades later, the phenomenon known as medical tourism began to take […]

May 22, 2017 ×
NURX Is More Than Just A Birth Control App, It Is An Important Resource In An “Alternative Fact” World

NURX Is More Than Just A Birth Control App, It Is An Important Resource In An “Alternative Fact” World

We’re not kidding when we talk about “alternative facts” in the world of reproductive healthcare. For most of us who take an interest in the amount of anti-abortion bills being […]

May 11, 2017 ×
Kenya Looking To Overhaul Its Sex Education Curriculum Away From Abstinence-Only Teachings

Kenya Looking To Overhaul Its Sex Education Curriculum Away From Abstinence-Only Teachings

Sex education is an important part of youth development, and can determine many factors in the life of an adult when it comes to health, sex, and decisions surrounding both. […]

May 9, 2017 ×
Meet The Congresswoman Who Introduced The First Federal Bill Tackling Menstrual Stigma

Meet The Congresswoman Who Introduced The First Federal Bill Tackling Menstrual Stigma

If you’ve been paying attention to a certain issue over the past few years, you will be familiar with conversations about menstrual stigma and the tampon tax. In 2015, Canada […]

March 24, 2017 ×
She Started A Charity To Revolutionize The Way Women In Myanmar Talk About Sex, Bodies & Reproductive Health

She Started A Charity To Revolutionize The Way Women In Myanmar Talk About Sex, Bodies & Reproductive Health

We are seeing a sexual revolution happening around the world. For some, the phrase “sexual revolution” can foster discomfort at the thought of (especially) women owning their sexual desires and […]

March 13, 2017 ×
Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

It must be a sign that change is in the air, especially in the advertising world. While we’re certainly not trying to claim that objectification of women’s bodies and co-opting […]

February 20, 2017 ×
Illustration Series Shows Disney Princesses Trying To Visit The OBGYN Under A Trump/Pence Administration

Illustration Series Shows Disney Princesses Trying To Visit The OBGYN Under A Trump/Pence Administration

You may remember a series of illustrations and messages we shared a year ago created by writer and sexual health advocate Danielle Sepulveres, and visual artist Maritza Lugo. With the […]

February 15, 2017 ×
Female Condom Company In India Promoting Sexual Health Awareness And STD & HIV Prevention

Female Condom Company In India Promoting Sexual Health Awareness And STD & HIV Prevention

Women’s sexual and reproductive health is an important topic to us, so when we come across organizations and companies working to help women, girls and families, especially in unique and […]

February 14, 2017 ×
I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

By Heather Von St. James I‘ve been around the cancer community for 11 years since being diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in November of 2005. See, I had never heard […]

February 6, 2017 ×
Turning Cervical Health Awareness Month Into A Shame-Free Conversation About Lady Parts

Turning Cervical Health Awareness Month Into A Shame-Free Conversation About Lady Parts

January is cervical health awareness month and as women’s health, especially reproductive health, is vitally important to us, this year we teamed up with two advocacy organizations, Healthy Women and National […]

January 19, 2017 ×
Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

The US may have staked its claim in leading the charge against finding a cure for cancer with the new $6.3 billion “Moonshot” research bill, but when it comes to […]

January 16, 2017 ×
Leave It To The Ladies: New Study Says Female Doctors Are Better For Your Health

Leave It To The Ladies: New Study Says Female Doctors Are Better For Your Health

By Katie McBeth Breaking news in the healthcare world! We’ve most likely known (through personal experience or intuition) that female doctors are wonderful, but now there is scientific proof to […]

December 23, 2016 ×