The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.
Do the heavy lifting yourself.
It’s a word that makes every man flinch: vasectomy.
As a single mother, I was in a unique position to have candid conversations with my son that many parents—mothers and fathers—shy away from.
An opportunity to close the gap and reach for better gender equity in pregnancy prevention?
Once young women could access health insurance through their parents, they seemed to make very different decisions about contraception, abortion and marriage.
Double standards about sexual activity not only make life difficult, but they also complicate STD research. As we observe STD Awareness Month, it’s good to think about how to get to a sexual openness and diminish the sexual double standard.
“What’s wrong?” she said, sensing my anxiety.
The defunding of Planned Parenthood is a goal of many in the new administration. Here’s a look at the facts about the group, including the number of people it serves and the services it provides.
Where are men in this decision-making process: A call for submissions
These side effects are not new to hormonal birth control; rather, hormonal birth control is new to men. Women and other folks with vaginas have been dealing with this sort of issue since… well, ever.
The international family planning community has indeed made great progress in making modern contraceptive widely accessible, especially for women. But until men are fully engaged and doing their part, the job is not yet done.
Tough decision? Nope!
Together, we’ll not only bring high-quality vasectomy services to men—we’ll also spark the kinds of conversations that lead to real, lasting change.
If common arguments against it don’t stand up to history or economics, why is it always a political topic?
Why do we call it “Family Planning” when we can all see clearly that it is women who shoulder all the responsibility and who have been given all the tools.