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In the aftermath of the #MeToo movement, conversations about sexual harassment in the workplace must continue, as sexual harassment is a health issue. 

On Monday, reproductive health clinics across the nation withdrew from the federal Title X program rather than submit plans for complying with the Trump administration’s radical new “gag” rule.

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Natural Cycles is a high-tech version of the classic rhythm method (also called natural family planning or the fertility awareness method) in which users track their ovulation cycles in order to avoid pregnancy. Updated: Oct 27, 2018

The Future of Health Care Under Brett Kavanaugh: Part 2

By: Olivia Lyman , Policy Updates

Did you know that the Supreme Court is a lifetime appointment? This means that Brett Kavanaugh could undermine women’s health for decades to come.

The Future of Reproductive Rights Under Brett Kavanaugh

By: Olivia Lyman ,, Policy Updates

Trump campaigned with a promise to conservatives that he would nominate to the Supreme Court a justice willing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the constitutional right to abortion in 1973.

Trump campaigned with a promise to conservatives that he would fill the federal courts from the top down with judges to their liking, securing a conservative judiciary for generations to come.

Trump’s rule and the deliberately confusing health care provider list would create another hoop for people seeking abortion care to jump through to exercise their constitutional right to a safe and legal abortion.

On June 1, 2018, the Trump administration proposed drastic changes to Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care. This proposed rule is #MoreThanAGagRule and threatens to take away quality, affordable reproductive health care and...

At a luncheon for anti-abortion organizations in Nashville last month, Mike Pence declared that legal abortion would end “in our time.” This shouldn’t come as a surprise since the Trump administration has been working hard to dismantle access to reproductive...

The first year of the Trump presidency has brought an almost endless slew of scandals, resignations, and exposés. It often feels like we’re watching reality TV, and sometimes it seems like we no longer even expect qualified government officials to...

A few weeks ago, the Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal that would update the single-use female condom to a Level II classification, and rename it the “internal condom.” Following FDA procedures, they opened the proposal up to comments.

Congress just voted themselves a windfall at our expense.