I am ashamed to admit, as of recently, I had not been keeping up-to-date on particular healthcare concerns that have been building up since the Trump Administration took office. I am explicitly referring to what is currently sparking panic and outrage for many women all over the country (2.4 million to be exact) – the […]Read More Planned Parenthood and the Title X Gag Rule
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?
Let me say it again for those in the back to hear: REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ARE FOR EVERYONE. After attending the 2017 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference (NYFLC) in DC last weekend, and having some intersectional discussions, I reflected and realized how I cis-washed issues regarding abortion, birth control, feminine hygiene products, STI’s, and more. What […]Read More Reproductive rights are for EVERYONE, not just WOMEN
After talking to my fellow friends and classmates, I realized that few to none know anything about birth control. That being said, the general public seems to have just as little information. Why is it called “birth control”? That’s not it’s only purpose. Out of my group of friends, each takes it for different […]Read More Birth control, more like hormone control: Get your facts straight
Have you ever uttered the words “birth control” in a crowded room, only to have a slew of back-to-back horror stories told to you by 10 different humans? Perhaps you’ve been to the gynecologist or your nearest WebMD web page, only to be completely overwhelmed with options and medical jargon that goes in one […]Read More Birth Control + You: Real Talk
Menstruation is a common part of most women’s lives. It is not gross, nor what defines someone’s womanhood. It is in fact, a monthly biological process that is common in most women (notice most women, because not all that identify as female experience menstruation, whether because of their sex, trans* identity, or meta pause). There […]Read More Menstruation: Not Just a Women’s Issue
Unless your name is Patrick Star and you live under a rock, then you are well aware that election season is upon us. The candidates have stepped forward and both the Republican and Democratic debates have passed. All eyes have been on these politicians and all ears have been ready to hear their stances on […]Read More Politics and Planned Parenthood
Did you know there are options for male contraception other than condoms? Let’s talk about it. One of the most up-and-coming options for male contraception is something called Vasalgel – a non-hormonal, reversible form of birth control that blocks the vans deferens, aka blocks sperm from being released. Non-hormonal means it won’t mess with testosterone […]Read More Male Birth Control: Let’s Start the Discussion
So, I’m a woman. And, about once a month, I get my period! Woo hoo!! Yeah, periods! I found this educational video on the YouTube channel StuffMomNeverToldYou, and it proves 9 myths about periods wrong. If you’re as interested as I am, take a look! Also I’m probably going to start my period this week, so this […]Read More Quick Hit: Time of the Month? 9 Menstruation Myths Debunked!
Alright, I’ll admit it every month when good ole Mother Nature decides to make her visit I am not a happy camper. The bloating, the desire to eat EVERYTHING in sight, the constant worry of leaking, and unbearable cramps adds up to me not having a good time. Now because we’re talking about the capitalistic […]Read More PMS: Now Regulated By Patriarchy