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How Women Deal with Unwanted Pregnancies When Abortion Isn't Legal

If a Donald Trump presidency leads to restricted abortion access, here's how women in America have ended their pregnancies on their own.
Garnet Henderson
1.4.17
Stuff

Your Local Health Clinic Probably Needs More Help Than Planned Parenthood

Rallying behind Planned Parenthood is great, but if you want to save your right to abortion or birth control, you should be supporting your local health clinic too.
Garnet Henderson
12.2.16
Stuff

The Rush to Get an IUD Is Very Real

Since election day, women's health clinics have been squeezed to keep up with the demand for long-acting reversible contraception devices, like IUDs.
Garnet Henderson
11.17.16
Girl Writer

Why I Still Don't Give Blowjobs (Most of the Time)

Blowjobs are a privilege, not a right.
Alison Stevenson
7.20.16
News

The World's First Vaccine for Toxic Shock Syndrome is in the Works

In its first phase of clinical trials, the new vaccine proved to be safe, effective, and yielded virtually zero side effects.
Arielle Pardes
6.16.16
Health

This Woman Is Fighting Fitness Double Standards in the Marines

Major Misty Posey wants to make female Marines stronger, one pull-up at a time.
Leah Prinzivalli
5.26.16
NSFW

Meet the Woman Fighting to Normalize Toplessness

"I don't have slogans painted on my body. I don't carry signs. There are times for that, but to normalize bare-chestedness, you have to do normal things."
Nick Keppler
5.10.16
Health

Catholic Hospitals Are Still Denying Women Pregnancy-Related Care for 'Moral Reasons'

Now, the ACLU is suing healthcare giant Dignity Health for denying women tubal ligations and other contraceptive care.
Peter Holslin
5.3.16
Girl Writer

Why Women Need to Drop the 'Chill' Act and Embrace the Hysterical

The pressure to be "chill" is just the modern iteration of calling women "crazy" and "hysterical."
Alison Stevenson
4.22.16
News

Is Toxic Shock Syndrome on the Rise Among Young Women?

Last month, four teenagers in Western Michigan were diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome from using tampons. Why are so many young women still getting TSS?
Leah Sottile
2.9.16
Stuff

What Happens When Porn Stars Get Pregnant?

"How do you think you're gonna raise a child when all you do is suck dick for a living?"
Jessica P. Ogilvie
2.4.16
Stuff

A Brief History of Anti-Rape Devices

Inventions ranging from chastity belts to penis-slicing devices have been patented for decades. The question is how much these devices could actually do to prevent rape.
Lola Blanc
1.28.16
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