According to documents obtained by Politico, the Department of Human and Health Services (HHS) under Trump worked with a conservative group on a letter announcing states no longer needed to comply with the Obama-era policy that made it harder for them to end Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood.
If the condom broke, if you missed a pill, if you were assaulted and you’re worried that a baby might result, you may still have time to prevent that pregnancy. You have to act fast (within days), and you have three options: an over-the-counter pill, a prescription pill, or a copper IUD. Any of these, taken in time,…
On Monday evening, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee looked into HB2, a Texas bill that has forced the closure of all but ten abortion clinics in the state by subjecting them to medically unnecessary, costly regulations. The Supreme Court is set to hear the case this week. If the court decides to leave the law intact, it…
Ladies, do you want to increase your chances of orgasming? Do you want to strengthen the intensity of your orgasms? All with very little time or effort? Then let me tell you all about your Kegel muscles.
If you experience sexual pain, menstrual pain, or lack of control with your bladder or bowels, a specialized type of physical therapy may be able to help cure your ails. Yep, you can get physical therapy for your genitals. And the results can be life-changing.
Rep. Mary Dye needs to take a step back.
If you haven’t yet heard of Addyi, the controversial new drug that’s supposed to boost female libido, you’re not alone. Unlike with Viagra, which sold like erections were a finite resource when it debuted in 1998, no one’s been rushing pharmacies to get their hands on the little pink pill. Since its release in…
Around 10 million women in the U.S. take some form of birth control pill, and with good reason: the Pill is one of the most effective birth control methods. But messing with your hormones can alter your sex life in positive and negative ways. Here’s what you need to know, as a pill-taker or as the partner of one.
IUDs, or intra-uterine devices have seen a recent resurgence in popularity, and are currently the most recommended form of birth control by U.S. doctors. If you’re in need of pregnancy prevention, here’s why you should consider getting one.
Gardasil, the brand name for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, serves as a shield against nine strains of the virus which cumulatively comprise 90 percent of cervical cancer cases in the United States. So why are public schools so reticent to require it?
Masturbation isn’t only enjoyable by yourself (although let’s be honest, it’s fun alone, too.) You can also utilize what you learn in your alone time to help you have more fun (and more orgasms) with a partner. Let’s talk about how!
A study from April’s Journal of Sexual Medicine found that a whopping 30% of women experienced pain during their last sexual experience. Sadly, a lot of women operate under the assumption that sex is inherently painful, and that all you can do is grit your teeth and get through it. Nothing could be further from the…
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, infecting around 1.4 million people in the United States in 2012. The infection is gnarly: it can lead to ectopic pregnancies, pneumonia, and infertility in women, and can also cause blindness if you get the infection in your eyes (which you should…
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed on Twitter today that she's been diagnosed with "high-risk HPV," and needs to get a biopsy as soon as possible.
It's no secret that many women feel ashamed of how the outside of their vulvas look, especially in a world where it's easy to believe yours is supposed to look like that of a porn star. Luckily, The Labia Library is here to show that like women's bodies in general, labias come in different shapes and sizes.
There’s a new condom in trials that feels like skin! It's made of something called "tough hydrogel" and while the invention sounds promising, if you're like me, you probably just rolled your eyes. Condom companies always claim their products feel like nothing is there.
What do you picture upon hearing the name, "The Cocksman Club"? Is it an exclusive Victorian club for gents who enjoy the company of gents, or perhaps a cheeky society for the discussion of rooster breeding? Wrong on both counts: It's a subscription service for condoms.
The Population Institute has released its annual State of Reproductive Health And Rights report card, and it seems that in the opinion of the massive educational nonprofit, America isn't doing so hot. If America were a high schooler, America would be grounded until America gets its grades up, otherwise America won't…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released their data on rates of STD infection among sexually active Americans in 2012 today. Merry Public Health Employee Christmas, one and all!