A rape victim from Tampa, Fla. who was denied emergency contraception by a jail guard can proceed with a lawsuit against the Hillsborough County Sheriff and a jail guard, a federal judge ruled this week.
The FDA redefines the morning-after pill. Should you give your first love a second chance? Our expert Charles Orlando talks about online dating on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show. What if you knew your friend's husband was cheating? The upside of dating several guys at once. Do you fantasize about your husband's friends?
Recent studies estimate somewhere between 10-20 percent of all women have used the morning-after pill. What about you?
The indie rom-com The Pill is about the day after a one-night stand that the man fears will result in a pregnancy; hilarity and the pursuit of emergency contraception ensue. We asked two writers—one male, one female—to sound in on one-night stand etiquette, answering such questions as: When to bring up contraception? How to talk about the potential of it failing? And, whose responsibility it is to deal with the consequences of contraception gone wrong?
So, you found the perfect guy, you settled down and you married him. Now what? Then comes a baby in a baby carriage, right? Well, only if you've had a long talk with your partner and agreed that kids are the next step for your relationship.
Birth control ain't just for ladies anymore. A form of birth control is now available for men that has shown to be 100 percent effective. All you've got to do is stick a needle in your penis.
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Some women like some chivalry some of the time: examples. Some Republicans are okay with birth control. Why do married fellas like porn? Can guys really have multiple orgasms? His favorite sexual position is a bit of a surprise. Stop falling into the same old dating patterns. Don't let intrusive newlywed questions get you down. $10 spring date plans. And, what can 'Mad Men' teach us about love?
Not only is March Women's History Month, but today is International Women's Day, a day to celebrate everything women have achieved, and remember that we still have a long way to go. Today we're thankful for the reasons to celebrate women's progress, as well as mindful of the setbacks we still have to grapple with.
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Calling Sandra Fluke a "slut" and slamming author Tracie McMillan as overeducated but not necessarily intelligent were just the radio host's latest zingers. From equating Obama with Hitler to likening Hillary Clinton to a "screeching ex-wife," Rush's 19 most outrageous remarks.
There are reasons not to date geeks. That vibrator could be undermining him. Women would rather share pain than pleasure. He robbed her, then asked for a date. The logic behind dry humping. A flowchart that indicates promiscuity. Bethenny Frankel should try honey instead of vinegar. Some husbands are put off by childbirth. Sharing a bathroom with a boy is weird. And, Jon Stewart has a few smart things to say about the Limbaugh/Fluke deal.
In the middle of this heated debate over birth control and religion, it's easy to get the impression that Christians are anti-birth control, and so is God for that matter. Yet, as a mom, a person of faith, a married lady and a birth control lover, I don't see it as so simple.
By now you know the story: Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke spoke out in favor of insured birth control, and Rush Limbaugh lashed out at her by calling her a slut and saying the government shouldn't subsidize her lifestyle.
You’ve come a long way, baby! Seventy-eight million of us baby boomers who grew up in United States during the 1970s remember this slogan as an iconographic hallmark from the feminist movement, an unofficial benchmark signifying that women were emancipated and free (if you considered smoking and wearing pants the epitome of freedom). And while it might make us feel good forty years later to think we’ve come a long way, baby, thank you, Rush Limbaugh, I can’t say with any real confidence that we have.
March is National Women's History month—anointed so in order to empower today's women by teaching them about women's progress in the past. Women's progress is a dynamic thing, and is often marked by two steps forward, one step back. From education to reproductive rights, check out our Women's Rights report card below to see how the fairer sex is faring today.