Kimberly Lawson

Health

Anti-Choicers Are Suggesting People Continue Pregnancies That Could Kill Them

Misinformation about life-threatening ectopic pregnancies is part of a campaign to argue that abortion is never medically necessary.
Kimberly Lawson
9.16.19
Health

When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Bin

Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
Kimberly Lawson
8.12.19
Health

People in the US Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Kimberly Lawson
6.15.19
LGBTQ

Trump Is Very Confused About Trans People

On Wednesday, Trump commented that trans people shouldn't be allowed in the military because they take "massive amounts of drugs" – among other inaccurate claims.
Kimberly Lawson
6.6.19
mental health

What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead

“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Kimberly Lawson
6.4.19
Race

What It's Like to Be Labeled a Rude Black Girl

A new report quotes black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
Kimberly Lawson
5.17.19
Power

'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea

Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
Kimberly Lawson
6.12.18
Dating

Millennials May Cheat on Their Partners Because They Are Freaking Out About Life

A new study explores how infidelity can be a means through which young adults try to navigate their own development—but also finds that this isn't always the case.
Kimberly Lawson
7.23.17
Broadly

The Growing Movement of Men Who Secretly Remove Condoms During Sex

A new study takes an in-depth look at the practice of removing a condom during sex without a partner's knowledge or consent, also known as "stealthing".
Kimberly Lawson
4.25.17
Broadly DK

How Nipple Tattoos Are Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Heal

After undergoing reconstructive surgery following her mastectomy, Lisa Chavis decided to have areolas tattooed onto her new breasts—a trend that is helping some breast cancer survivors mark the end of their treatment.
Kimberly Lawson
1.31.17