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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

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 […]

Contributors

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 […]

Health

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 […]

Interviews

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 […]

Causes

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, fundraising events and other events to raise money and awareness about this horrific […]

Contributors

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 […]

Causes

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 […]

Contributors

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 […]

Celebrities

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 […]

Entertainment

An OB-GYN Breaks Down The Facts We REALLY Need To Know About Birth Control

An OB-GYN Breaks Down The Facts We REALLY Need To Know About Birth Control

Every year on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. It is a time to reflect on the extraordinary achievements of women around the world and throughout history. There is […]

Entertainment, Health

Family Of Women Film Festival Highlights Women’s Rights, Healthcare & Education

Family Of Women Film Festival Highlights Women’s Rights, Healthcare & Education

If you haven’t heard of the Family of Women Film Festival, you are in for a treat! There are a number of awesome film festivals dedicated to women in film […]

Health

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Weighs In On Healthcare, Women’s Rights & Feminism

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Weighs In On Healthcare, Women’s Rights & Feminism

If you aren’t familiar with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, well it’s time. She is one of the 9 US Supreme Court Justices (and one of only 3 women currently serving […]

Editors Blog

A Feminist Christian Perspective On The Hobby Lobby Case

A Feminist Christian Perspective On The Hobby Lobby Case

I wasn’t going to write anything about this news story there have been so many articles, think pieces, myth de-bunkers and blog posts floating around the internet. But after sifting […]

Entertainment, Politics

Cosmo’s New Editor Says Politics Is The New Sex Talk

Cosmo’s New Editor Says Politics Is The New Sex Talk

In case you didn’t already know, Cosmopolitan magazine is the most popular women’s magazine in the United States, and quite possibly in other countries. It is also well-known for it’s […]