Tag Archives: Contraception

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet If you haven’t yet, go read @ClinicEscort‘s account of explaining the importance of abortion rights to an Amtrak-full of students heading home from Saturday’s “March for Uterine Conscription” (scroll down to January 26). The NYT on the BS lawsuits challenging religious groups’ responsibility to provide insurance that covers birth control under the new health [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet On the contradictory messaging of Garadasil ads. More than 12,000 people marched on the Michigan state capitol to protest the union-busting “right-to-work” law. People really like their IUDs. A student explains why sexual assault counseling in colleges should be confidential. The Hairpin discovers texts from the American Girl dolls. Nechemya Weberman, who we wrote about last week, [...]
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Quick Hit: Why don’t more American women use IUDs?

TweetY’all already know that I am an IUD evangelist. While more American women are jumping on the bandwagon these days–8.5 percent of female contraception users in the US now choose long-lasting reversible contraceptive methods like the IUD and implant–we still seriously lag behind other countries. At Mother Jones, my colleague Maddie Oatman reports on why [...]
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Breaking: Women take contraception because it makes their lives better

Tweet It’s World Contraception Day, and Guttmacher has come out with a U.S. study finding the obvious, but still necessary to point out: Women take contraception because it makes their lives better. New evidence confirms what most people already believe: Women use contraception because it allows them to better care for themselves and their families, [...]
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Mia Love demonstrates Republican senselessness

TweetRising political star Mayor Mia Love (R-UT) had her big interview on Fox News Sunday this week. She’s a rising star and a congressional candidate who got a coveted speaking slot in prime time at their convention in Tampa.  If she wasn’t a household name before the Republican National Convention, she is now. In a [...]
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