Tag Archives: HPV

Gynecologists who treat men risk losing board certification

TweetIn a surprisingly regressive move, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has declared that OB/GYNs must only treat women if they plan on keeping board certification. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet How immigration reform could help improve women’s economic security. VICE ran a fashion spread based on the suicides of female authors. In terrible news, two women sue a Texas jail for running a “rape camp.” Comedian Patton Oswald changes his position on rape jokes. I’m glad, because he’s too smart not to acknowledge the [...]
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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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Breaking news: HPV vaccine does NOT make you more “promiscuous”

TweetWhy would anyone oppose a vaccine that could protect people from the human papillomavirus and, ultimately cervical cancer? Well, there’s intellectual heavy weight and amateur scientist Michele Bachmann, who claims the vaccine causes mental retardation. But a more widespread fear among some conservatives is that it will lead to “promiscuity.” And at the end of the [...]
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South Carolina won’t give parents info on life-saving, cancer-preventing HPV vaccine

TweetBad news for people who want to prevent cancer--which, surprisingly enough, is not all of us. The South Carolina House failed Tuesday to override Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of a bill intended to provide information on and access to a free vaccine that prevents a sexually transmitted, cancer-causing virus. The House’s 54-47 vote killed the [...]
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