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Womens Sexual Health

If You're Dehydrated, Your Vagina Might Be Too

Glamour | Posted 03.27.2017 | Healthy Living

For Glamour, by Korin Miller. “Drink more water” is probably one of the most common pieces of health advice out there. Among other things, expert...

52 Percent Of Men Said They Don’t Benefit From Birth Control, Women Lost Their Chill

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 03.24.2017 | Women

According to a recent survey, more than half of American men don’t believe they have benefited personally from women having access to affordable bir...

Photographer Surprises Couple With Stunning Rainbow Baby Photo

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.24.2017 | Parents

When a burn ban in Texas prohibited Britni and Jacob Lamance from pursuing their initial idea for their “rainbow baby” photo shoot, a kind photogr...

26 Cards To Give Someone Struggling With Fertility Issues

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.24.2017 | Parents

About 12 percent of women of childbearing age in the U.S. have trouble getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Yet so many women who have st...

Duchess Kate Says We Need To Talk About The 'Stresses And Strains' Of Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.23.2017 | Parents

The Duchess of Cambridge knows the emotional challenges women can face when they become mothers. On Thursday, the former Kate Middleton delivered a p...

Julianne Hough Gets Honest About Dealing With Endometriosis

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living

Endometriosis, the painful medical issue where tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of it, can often go undetected thanks to profession...

The Women We Forget When We Talk About 'Defunding' Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.22.2017 | Women

In 1970, Carol Corbin was a nervous, newly sexually active 19-year-old when she went to a Planned Parenthood clinic to get birth control for the first...

Women’s History Month: Defending A Woman’s Right To Live HIV/AIDS-Free In America

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

By Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A. This piece was adapted from an article first published on The Advocate for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awar...

Why Porn Star Nina Hartley Claims Porn Is About Healing

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2017 | Weird News
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

There is an enormous divide in opinions about porn in our society. Some are completely against it. Some say it is perfectly healthy and natural — th...

Trump Sends Anti-Birth Control Delegates To UN Commission On Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON― An estimated 225 million women in the world who want to avoid pregnancy lack access to safe and reliable contraceptives. But President D...

I Suppressed My Periods To Save My Health

The Establishment | Posted 03.17.2017 | Women
The Establishment

This piece by Michelle Marie Wallace originally appeared on The Establishment, an independent multimedia site founded and run by women. “Maybe I sho...

What Chrissy Teigen Can Teach Us About Postpartum Depression

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.16.2017 | Healthy Living

Model Chrissy Teigen will be the first to let you know that motherhood looks effortless on her because she, like many other rich celebrities, has a lo...

25 Million U.S. Women Lack Easy Access To Infertility Clinics

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.15.2017 | Parents

A whopping 25 million women in America lack easy access to clinics that specialize in infertility treatment, according to a new study published in the...

Commentary On David France's History of AIDS

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2017 | Queer Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Personal Reflections on AIDS Journalism, Denialism and Selectivity by Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. In a book largely concerned about preventable deaths fro...

Students Around The Country Are Sending Letters To Trump Via A Large Vagina Sculpture

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.15.2017 | Arts

On April 21, President Donald Trump is slated to receive an unusual package. A campaign called #ReadMyLips is inviting women from around the world to ...

No, You Don't Need 'Vagina Lipstick'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.13.2017 | Style

It seems plucked right off the pages of Gwyneth Paltrow’s diary, but VMagic Feminine Lips Stick is a real and unnecessary product that promises to k...

Do Women Really Need A Yearly Pelvic Exam?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.10.2017 | Healthy Living

Experts are still debating whether women need a pelvic exam at their yearly visit to a gynecologist, according to a new report. The report comes from ...

Jimmy Kimmel Would Like To Give You A Geography Lesson On STDs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2017 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel riffed on a state-by-state study of sexually transmitted diseases Thursday by zinging “The Bachelor,” Charlie Sheen and current STD l...

Meghan Markle Pens An Eye-Opening Essay About Period Stigma

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.09.2017 | Healthy Living

Actress Meghan Markle is adding her voice to those of women speaking out about the need to abolish period stigma around the world. The “Suits” st...

What Women Want

Dr Jodi Nelson | Posted 03.09.2017 | Impact
Dr Jodi Nelson

Two hundred and twenty five million women do not want to have a baby right now. Some want to finish school, while others want to rest before having an...

Calling All Women: The Disparity in Researchers Dedicated to Women's Health

Ellevate | Posted 03.09.2017 | Women

By: Leilani Latimer In recent years, the topic of gender bias in medicine and scientific research has reached a greater level of exposure with article...

5 Strange Things That — Really! — Can Increase Your Risk of STIs

Glamour | Posted 03.08.2017 | Healthy Living

For Glamour, by Suzannah Weiss. Hopefully, you already know that the most effective way to prevent a sexually transmitted infection is to avoid unpro...

I Suffered In Silence For 3 Years Before Talking To My Boss About Period Pain

井土亜梨沙 | Posted 03.08.2017 | Women

“That Day” arrived again. It arrived. It arrived, whether I wanted it to or not. It was 6:10 a.m. on a Thursday morning. I awoke to intense pain. ...

Janelle Monáe Explains Why Periods Should Be A Point Of Pride In 3 Tweets

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.06.2017 | Women

Janelle Monáe is here for period pride. On March 3, the “Hidden Figures” actress tweeted about why women’s periods are nothing to be ashamed o...

Feminist Sci-Fi Writers Predict The Future Of Reproductive Health

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.06.2017 | Arts

According to the rhetoric used by Donald Trump during the presidential debates, women can “rip” babies out of their wombs moments before birth. Th...