Pregnancy

identity-rights

New Trump Rule Would Let Many Companies Fire People for Being Pregnant, Gay, or Trans

Employers with federal contracts may be allowed to effectively discriminate against workers based on the employer’s religious beliefs.
Susan Rinkunas
4 days ago
parenting

The Term 'Natural Birth' Shames Moms. It's Time to Lose It

Having a C-section or getting an epidural doesn't mean you're less of a mother.
Amil Niazi
8.13.19
body

Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway

Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences.
Kimberly Lawson
7.16.19
Health

People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Kimberly Lawson
6.14.19
Health

The Complex Ethics of Saving a Dead Person's Sperm

People are retrieving (and using) sperm from loved ones who've died. Is that OK?
Emma Grillo
5.31.19
mental health

Postpartum OCD Is Real. This Is What You Need to Know About It

The sheer volume of terrifying thoughts can transform new-parent nerves into unmanageable anxiety.
Mary Sauer
5.31.19
body

The Cruel Genius of Georgia's Abortion Ban

The six-week ban hides a personhood law within it—which means people could be prosecuted and sentenced to prison for miscarriages and even legal abortions obtained in another state.
Susan Rinkunas
5.9.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Someone in China Built a Creepy Database of 1.8 Million Women and Their 'Breedready' Status

It's unknown who compiled the list or how, but it includes everything from phone numbers to marital status.
Edoardo Liotta
3.13.19
Views My Own

My Abortion Was the Most Positive Experience I Had With Canadian Health Care

I had expected the procedure to be fraught with difficulty, given the experiences of many women. I proved to be the exception.
Amy Kenny
2.22.19
Premieres

DonMonique's Getting Everything Off Her Chest on "Black Kate Moss"

The Brooklyn rapper opens up about the traumatic experiences during her three-year hiatus that changed the way she approaches music. Now, DonMonique is ready to make up for lost time.
Kristin Corry
1.28.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean

“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”
Hannah Brooks
9.7.18
Drugs

This Is How Cocaine Affects Your Sperm and Your Dick

Do enough coke and it can cause priapism – a persistent, and very painful, erection.
Tom Usher
8.9.18
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