Like many women, Alex was not fully aware of the health risks associated with her birth control, as she and doctors struggled to identify health complications that resulted just months later.
Much of the medical establishment treats women’s bodies like inconvenient problems in need of quick, cheap fixes, not information and careful guidance.
Long-acting reversible contraceptives might not be the godsend that people keep claiming––especially if doctors aren’t informing their patients properly.
It’s asinine to attempt to force this group of nuns to alter how they’re organized in order to unnecessarily provide birth control coverage.
The media aided abortion activists’ misrepresentation. CNN said Brett Kavanaugh referred to contraceptives as ‘abortion-inducing drugs.’ While he didn’t, some of them in fact are.
Another judge signaled a win for religious liberty by barring the federal government from forcing the christian school to pay for employee birth control.
Danish researchers have found there are approximately 13 additional breast cancer cases for every 100,000 women who use hormonal contraception for one year.
The pill was introduced nearly 60 years ago. Why are we only now beginning to document some of hormonal birth control’s serious side-effects?
In this week’s episode of #ProblematicWomen, Kelsey Harkness and Bre Payton talk why Meghan Markle’s recent engagement to Prince Harry does not make her a bad feminist.
I wonder if the women using the #Fight4BirthControl hashtag understand how the contraception mandate works. Or how insurance works. Or birth control itself, for that matter.
The Trump administration just provided expanded exemptions from Obamacare’s abortifacient and birth control mandate. The ACLU is already challenging them.
Adults need to reinforce to teens that our bodies and hearts are connected. The entire package should be treasured and safeguarded.
If I, a ‘grandmotherly,’ post-abortive woman, could speak to Kristof’s 17-year-old girl, I would tell her this: If you are being coerced, abused, molested, or raped, I can get help for you.
If approved in the United States, Natural Cycles would provide Americans a drug-free alternative in a market saturated with hormonal and abortive birth control.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s electoral victory, people have declared sex to be officially over. For them, that’s probably true.
Pop culture tells women their empowerment and freedom comes from unlimited access to birth control and abortion. Nothing could be further from the truth.
What matters most to feminist progressives is the need to help women keep their ‘uteruses as vacant as Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat.’
Given what we now know about the health dangers of hormonal birth control, making it available without a prescription is a troubling public health policy driven by politics, not science.
It’s easy to dismiss these side effects as trivial, and to laugh at men for being weaklings. But the potential side effects were dangerous, and women should not accept them, either.
Mary Katharine Ham and Gracy Olmstead host today’s Federalist Radio Hour.