Post Tagged with: "healthcare"

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Lady Parts Justice League Fights Fiction With Facts In New Video About Abortion

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Lady Parts Justice League Fights Fiction With Facts In New Video About Abortion

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we share videos and online content that we are loving right now. This week we’re taking time to address […]

October 13, 2017 ×
The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

If there is one documentary you watch about the state of reproductive healthcare in America this year, make it ‘Birthright: A War Story’. If you live in the United States, […]

July 20, 2017 ×
How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

By Nico Morgan Crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe were originally designed to help entrepreneurs, artists, and dreamers finance their goals. Whether that was to market a new invention, to […]

July 18, 2017 ×
This Female-Founded Co. Champions The “Safe Is Sexy” Motto With At-Home STD Testing Kit

This Female-Founded Co. Champions The “Safe Is Sexy” Motto With At-Home STD Testing Kit

We’ve posted quite a few articles about the current climate of healthcare given the right-wing political agenda that seeks to limit women’s access to certain clinics (Planned Parenthood) and strip […]

July 12, 2017 ×
How Healthcare Fails Transgender Patients With Medical Stigma, Misunderstanding & Policy

How Healthcare Fails Transgender Patients With Medical Stigma, Misunderstanding & Policy

By Elaine Reilly We have recently covered the ways in which women are failed by the healthcare system. Women’s pain is often taken less seriously by doctors, making it harder […]

June 16, 2017 ×
5 Inventions Created To Prevent The Epidemic Of Maternal Mortality Around The World

5 Inventions Created To Prevent The Epidemic Of Maternal Mortality Around The World

Maternal mortality is a major healthcare issue globally. According to the World Health Organization, over 300,000 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications as of statistics shared in 2015. They […]

June 2, 2017 ×
Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

By Liz Greene Two months of excruciating pain and an endless barrage of medical testing had culminated in a surgery that was supposed to end my suffering, and return me […]

May 4, 2017 ×
Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

By Liz Greene The morning after the election, my office was eerily quiet. The routine buzz of chitchat, occasional shrieks, and bursts of laughter were all absent — even the […]

February 28, 2017 ×
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 ×
YWCA Teams Up With Planned Parenthood To Change The Lives Of Underserved Women

YWCA Teams Up With Planned Parenthood To Change The Lives Of Underserved Women

We have just endured one of the most divisive, agonizing and, at times, heartbreaking elections in modern US history. Let’s be honest, we ALL felt it! The reason we as […]

November 17, 2016 ×
Megabus Goes Pink To Drive Awareness For The Breast Cancer Research Foundation During October

Megabus Goes Pink To Drive Awareness For The Breast Cancer Research Foundation During October

October is breast cancer awareness month, and for many people that means taking part in marathons, drives, fundraisers and other events to raise money and awareness about this horrific disease. […]

October 11, 2016 ×
Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

By April Avant “It’s not you, it’s me.” The politics of abortion access is a lot like that shady boyfriend you dated once upon a time. They get close and […]

October 4, 2016 ×
Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

We talk a lot about the importance of birth control, family planning and reproductive rights on our platform, because here in the US, there are a number of ways in […]

June 28, 2016 ×
How Technology Has Changed The Healthcare Industry For Women

How Technology Has Changed The Healthcare Industry For Women

By Samantha Rivers Technology is changing healthcare for many groups. Moms of babies in the NICU can now use video conferencing technology to check up on their babies when they […]

January 28, 2016 ×
What Jennifer Lawrence Said About Planned Parenthood Sums Up Our Feelings Exactly

What Jennifer Lawrence Said About Planned Parenthood Sums Up Our Feelings Exactly

If there was ever a US presidential election season that has used women’s healthcare and specifically reproductive rights as a tool to get more votes for certain candidates, it’s the […]

January 25, 2016 ×