Health

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 ×
What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

While we are facing down the prospect of a presidential administration headed up by a guy who we highly suspect doesn’t actually want to do the job, there are plenty […]

December 1, 2016 ×
‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

Many of us know someone whose life has been affected by breast cancer. Some of us may have gone through it ourselves. Cancer is the disease that knows no religious, […]

November 18, 2016 ×
Kabul’s 1st Female-Only Fitness Club Part Of The Movement Of Women’s Empowerment In Afghanistan

Kabul’s 1st Female-Only Fitness Club Part Of The Movement Of Women’s Empowerment In Afghanistan

In a world where there are many countries which don’t afford women the same rights as men, there are other outlets that have become the “loophole”, if you will, for […]

November 16, 2016 ×