Race and Health

Statue Celebrating Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves Moved From Central Park

J. Marion Sims, lauded as the “father of modern gynecology,” experimented on female slaves without consent or anesthesia.
Rajul Punjabi

Cries Intensify to Remove Statue of Gynecologist Who Experimented on Female Slaves

In the US, there are still three public memorials to Dr. J. Marion Sims, a doctor known for performing experimental surgeries on black women without anesthesia or consent during the 19th century.
Kimberly Lawson
Late to the party

Doctors Are Finally Realizing How Guilty They Are of Slut-Shaming

"While you may think all of your 'advice' is helpful, it is doing nothing to make my vag less itchy."
Jeanne Sager
10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Gynecologist

"My wife even tells her friends to come see me when they need a checkup. I think that's the best proof of trust a wife can give you."
Sofia Faltenbacher

Why Aren't Doctors Recommending Post-Birth IUDs?

Gynecologists are depriving new moms of the best birth control for them.
Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy

The Slacker's Guide to Seeing the Doctor

How long can you put off a check-up before it really starts to matter?
Cindy Kuzma

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Gynecologist?

Women who aren't on the marriage-and-pregnancy track often wind up feeling judged and dismissed—and not getting the care they need.
Jennifer Garam

Here's Why Women Lie About the Number of Men They've Slept With

If you're not fucking anybody, you're frigid; if you're only having sex with your partner, you're boring; and if you're sleeping around, you're a whore.
Judith Duportail

Women Are Lining Up to Meet Dr. Rico, the Hottest Gynecologist Ever

Dr. Manuel Rico, a Spanish model turned gynecologist, has moved out of fashion and into pussy. Now, the local press in Concepción, Chile, has reported that perfectly healthy patients are flooding the hospital, hoping for a few minutes with the Spanish...
Nadja Sayej