Health

Health

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, […]

Contributors, Health

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed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

Health, Interviews

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 […]

Health

Entrepreneur Meika Hollender Launched A Co. To Break Down Stigma Around Women’s Sexual Health

Entrepreneur Meika Hollender Launched A Co. To Break Down Stigma Around Women’s Sexual Health

If you ask us, there needs to be a total re-branding of the term “safe sex”. Living in an eco-conscious age where we are mindful about what we put into […]

Girl on a Mission, Health

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

Although it’s 2017 and America is known as “the most powerful country in the world”, there should be some major asterisks against that phrase, because in a lot of ways, […]

Health

Simple Strategies To Improve Self-Awareness In A World That Often Teaches Us To Do The Opposite

Simple Strategies To Improve Self-Awareness In A World That Often Teaches Us To Do The Opposite

In order to get the most out of life, being in touch with who we really are and what we’re seeking to achieve is key. Self-awareness is at the heart […]

Health

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 […]

Contributors, Health

Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

Why Our Culture Needs To Stop The Slut-Shaming & Stigmatizing Of People With STDs

By Liz Greene Everybody’s familiar with the first warning signs of a cold — you know, the burning in the back of your throat, a runny nose that just won’t […]

Contributors, 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 […]

Health

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 […]

Health

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. […]

Health, Politics

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 […]

Girl on a Mission, Health

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 […]

Body Image, Health

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 […]

Creativity, Health

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 […]