Let’s talk about race baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the things that are happening within healthcare baby. Okay, not to offer a new edition of Salt-N-Papa but it’s about time we talk about the disparities that are happening between black and white women when it comes to the healthcare […]
Read More Protect Black Women: The DISPARITIES We Face In healthcare
Yes, birth control has the amazing ability to prevent contraception, but in the recent wave of the government overturning Roe v Wade and moving the discussion to birth control, do male politicians understand that birth control has the ability to combat other women’s health issues. I personally know this as I suffer from endometriosis, a […]
Read More Dear male politicians, birth control saves lives.
It’s time for an update! The last time I heard about vaginal care was in a middle school classroom and consisted of awkwardly seeing a pad for the first time. If you’re like me, sex-ed left me confused, scared, and quite honestly kind-of grossed out. You would think that sex-ed would better prepare us for […]
Read More Down-There Care
There is a negative relationship between healthcare and women. You can take an intersectional approach to this topic and see how womanhood along with other identities can impact one’s relationship with doctors and healthcare. Identities and appearances can impact the quality of healthcare that one gets. Larger women are a group who experiences a negative […]
Read More Fat Stigma in Healthcare
I deeply appreciate you, Ella, for your bravery and for sharing your story.
Read More The devil inside me: endometriosis
When going to see their OBGYN, most females don’t think about having to advocate for themselves for pain management. When I was a freshman in college, I decided to get an IUD or an intrauterine device, a form of birth control implanted in the uterus. Before my appointment I was given no pain medication and […]
Read More Pussy = Pain
As each semester passes there are always certain lessons in each of my classes that strike a chord for me. Last semester in my SCOM 240 class my professor used breast cancer awareness marketing as an example for one of our lessons and ever since then it has been stuck in the back of my […]
Read More Marketing culture of breast cancer awareness
Taking on a new viewpoint when exploring the topic of pro-life and anti-abortion.
Read More A different perspective on the pro-life movement
Her face flushed with a look of concern in her eyes, my roommate walked into my apartment a few days ago after seeing the local OB-GYN. “How did it go?” I asked her hesitantly. “It wasn’t my normal woman.” She replied with defeat. “She had a male student check me out instead. He had no […]
Read More Yeast Infections, The Least of Our Worries
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