Let's Pour One Out for the Gals Who Can't Find Good Birth Control

You know who you are. The Pill made ya crazy. Mirena gave you horrible cystic acne. The Patch gave you a blood clot. And so on. So it goes for women who, for whatever reason, just cannot find a good birth control for their particular body and sitch that doesn't make them feel like some kind of shit. This one is for… » 8/04/14 4:20pm 8/04/14 4:20pm

Republican Sues to Keep Wife & Daughters From Accessing Birth Control

A (male, Republican, natch) Missouri state representative is suing the federal government for a personal family exemption from the Obamacare birth control mandate on the grounds that it violates his religious liberty. Since we can assume that this male Republican is not worried about blocking his own access to a… » 8/15/13 11:10am 8/15/13 11:10am

Gird Yer Loins: New Research Promises a Male Pill (Might Be Coming)…

There's new hope on the horizon for people everywhere who don't want to be parents! A study in PLoS Genetics reveals that there's possibly a way to stop sperm from swimming. Stop those fuckers DEAD, I say. Also, please, please let me remove this damn IUD, I'd love to stop this thing where I don't menstruate for three… » 11/01/12 9:21am 11/01/12 9:21am

Christian College Suing Over Birth Control Mandate Didn't Realize it…

Wheaton College, a private Christian school in Illinois, wishes to be exempt from the Obama administration's newly-enacted birth control insurance mandate, like other religious-run schools and hospitals. But there's one problem: Wheaton doesn't qualify for the exemption, despite the fact that they're adamantly against… » 8/03/12 4:50pm 8/03/12 4:50pm

'Abortion Capital of the World' Curiously Less Abort-y After Women Go…

Better deploy both Captain Obvious and the entire No Shit S.W.A.T. Team to investigate this: in the Eastern European country of Georgia, when birth control was severely restricted by the government, women used to have an average of three abortions apiece in their lifetimes. Now that they're able to access the pill at… » 7/20/12 12:20pm 7/20/12 12:20pm

Catholic Colleges Refuse to Pay for Whore Pills

Religious colleges are displeased with the Obama administration's decision to require birth control coverage for their employees and students under the Affordable Care Act. Actually "displeased" probably isn't a good word. "Hopping mad" is more accurate. A group of hopping mad bishops is filing suit against the… » 1/30/12 11:15am 1/30/12 11:15am

Soon, Your Employer Will Be Required to Fully Cover Your Birth Control

Today, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that the Obama administration will soon require every employer-sponsored insurance plan to fully cover the cost of birth control. Additionally, the tiny loophole that allows some religious-based employers to be exempt from the requirement won't… » 1/20/12 4:40pm 1/20/12 4:40pm

FDA Wants You to Know that Birth Control is Very Dangerous


The Obama administration has barred over-the-counter sales of Plan B for women under 17 because of as-yet unelaborated upon health concerns. A popular breast cancer drug doesn't work. Breast cancer screenings may be harmful. And now, the Food and Drug Administration wants birth control manufacturers to include new… » 12/09/11 4:10pm 12/09/11 4:10pm

Some Women Use Birth Control For Non-Whorish Reasons

Anti birth control types love to point out that women use birth control so that they can slut around without the risk of getting pregnant (God's most precious, precious punishment). But new research shows that this isn't the case at all; in fact, many women use the pill for reasons completely unrelated to harlotry. » 11/17/11 6:30pm 11/17/11 6:30pm

The Pill Makes You Pick A Loving Mate Who's Bad In Bed

It's time to update that old song about getting an "ugly girl to marry you." Apparently the key to being happy for the rest of your life is to go on the pill, find a less attractive dude, and engage in some mediocre sex. Though, there's also a chance that you'll eventually grow tired of hooking up with your ugly mate,… » 10/11/11 11:52pm 10/11/11 11:52pm