Let me warn you, it’s not pretty…Read More Women’s Health in U.S. Prisons
As a young black woman in America, I won’t lie stories like these scare me, why isn’t this being discussed more often? Why are their no efforts being made to ensure this doesn’t happen again, why, why, Why?Read More I Am Afraid To Give Birth And Here’s Why
Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli just added himself to the long list of cisgender men who think that they have a say in controlling women’s bodies.Read More Tanzania and Birth Control?
Did you know pregnant women of color are four times more likely to die during child birth than white pregnant women. It is a phenomenon in the health care community. In fact, there are over 830 mothers who die when child bearing everyday around the world. That equals more than 303,000 deaths every year due […]Read More The racial divide impacts childbirth related deaths
Hi friends! Self disclosure moment, I’m fat. I have been overweight most of my life because of crap I dealt with as a kid that I’m not getting into. So, here’s why that’s okay for me: one, I am not in any medical danger because of my weight, I get checked out on the reg […]Read More Losing Weight in a Fat-Phobic Society
In the spirit of #InternationalDayofTheGirl, great strides are being made in the “mother nature” department. Aunt Flo, your monthly gift, your cycle, your period, or whatever else you may call it to appease the squeamish men (or women) in your life, your menstrual cycle is NO secret in women federal prisons. Older white men on […]Read More New Memo Requires Federal Prisons to Provide Women with Multiple Feminine Hygiene Products- Free of Charge
President Trump, keep your filthy, sell out, misogynist hands off my birth control! Hello friends, I’m here today with quite a bit of fury. The Trump administration has decided that effective immediately they are rolling back the Obama-era ACA amendment that required employers to offer birth control as part of their insurance policies. This was […]Read More Don’t Touch My Birth Control