Claire Lampen

reproductive rights

What It's Like to Get an Abortion in Hawaii

Candace would’ve had to fly to the neighboring island to get an abortion, but she got sent pills instead.
Claire Lampen
4.30.20
reproductive rights

What It's Like to Get an Abortion in Idaho

The closest clinic was more than 6 hours away, so this woman actually went to another state.
Claire Lampen
3.20.20
reproductive rights

What It's Like to Get an Abortion in Louisiana

"There was a huge table of protesters outside the clinic, trying to hand me flyers and rosaries and yelling at me."
Claire Lampen
3.12.20
reproductive rights

What It's Like to Get an Abortion in South Dakota

There's only one clinic left in the state and people have to wait 72 hours before they can have an abortion—not including weekends or holidays.
Claire Lampen
2.27.20
reproductive rights

What It's Like to Get an Abortion in Maine

Maine is one of several states that moved to expand, not restrict, abortion access in the last year.
Claire Lampen
2.20.20
reproductive rights

What It’s Like to Get an Abortion in Missouri

How Missouri's cruel 72-hour waiting period affected one woman with a tragic fetal diagnosis.
Claire Lampen
1.30.20
Wellness Lies

Any Power Crystals Hold Is Thanks to the Placebo Effect

Crystals are pretty but they do not store healing, stress-relieving energy. The magic is in your mind.
Claire Lampen
1.25.19
periods

A Guide to Getting Into Menstrual Cups

The long-lasting, reusable blood funnels have a rabid fan base. Here's everything you need to know about using a tiny chalice for your periods.
Claire Lampen
11.28.18
porn

Repealing Net Neutrality Could Kill Indie Porn

The porn industry is already monopolized by powerful corporations. But the repeal would hurt small studios the most.
Claire Lampen
2.28.18
abortion

The Underground Network That Helped Women Get Abortions When No One Else Would

The Jane Collective created clandestine abortion access before Roe v. Wade, and its ethos persists in networks of volunteers aiding abortion seekers today.
Claire Lampen
1.29.18
sex tech

Why Are So Many Sex Toys Shaped Like Animals?

Who assumed women want to fuck dolphins?
Claire Lampen
9.1.17