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Can I Skip My Period Safely?
Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
Created with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Muslim Leaders in Senegal are Improving Women’s Access to Contraceptives
This religious community is committed to ensuring gender equality for Senegalese women.
If India Is Making Progress in Reproductive Rights, Why Can’t the US?
The international battles for sex education, contraception, and abortion.
Teachers Have to Hide the Truth About Sex and It's Screwing Us Over
The Dutch model works way better.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for Male Birth Control
At least if the history of women's contraception is any indicator.
From Coca-Cola Douching to Crocodile Dung, Illustrating History’s Shocking Contraception Methods
8 colorful illustrations by Sarah Alinia Ziazi illustrate our cultural misconceptions.
Rhesus Monkeys Took Male Birth Control And They’re Just Fine
It's another step towards creating a male contraceptive for humans.
90s Sitcoms Were Strangely Obsessed With This Unpopular Form of Birth Control
From Felicity, to Friends, to Sex and the City, late 90s TV was obsessed with the diaphragm.
In Anti-Abortion Southern States, Zika Is a Perfect Nightmare
According to a new report, the states most vulnerable to Zika also have the least access to reproductive health care. Still, Republicans in Congress are trying to defund reproductive health care centers in the bill proposed to fight the virus.
Are You Ready to Insert Your Own IUD?
An over-the-counter option would bring a whole new class of contraceptives to the uninsured.
All the Attempts We've Made at Male Birth Control
Here are a few highlights in the hunt for a male contraceptive revolution.
How the Zika Virus Is Fueling the Abortion Debate in Brazil
Activists are pushing for a legal change in light of the Zika epidemic and microcephaly concerns in Brazil.