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reproductive health: a practical application

Reproductive health is a delicate subject to teach in Guatemala. This is an extremely religious society. One of the challenges of being a Healthy Schools Volunteer is deciding how to approach the teaching of sex ed. 638 more words

Peace Corps

Contraceptive Choices for Women Who Do Not Have Frequent Intercourse

No matter how frequently or rarely women of childbearing age engage in sex, pregnancy is always a possibility. For women who are sexually active and want to control exactly when they get pregnant, finding the right contraceptive is essential. 743 more words

Reproductive Health

Warren Buffett's quiet, incredibly effective crusade to help women get IUDs

The use of long-lasting and highly-effective intrauterine devices is on the rise in the United States, and much of the increase is due to the quiet efforts of Warren Buffett, the… 260 more words



Republicans know how bad a government shutdown over abortion would be, but Ted Cruz and Erick Erickson DGAF

The big news in conservative media land over the past couple of weeks has been a series of undercover “sting” videos released by a shady antiabortion rights activist group claiming to show that Planned Parenthood sells tissues procured from aborted fetuses. 722 more words

U.S. Politics

Thursday Reads: The Most Vile, Repugnant People In the World ...

Good Afternoon!

Religion-based bullies are always the worst of the worst when it comes to meanness because they have that extra self-righteousness about them that infers they can never be wrong even when everything they say and do pretty much violates every tenant you’ve ever come to understand about their religion.   2,542 more words

Morning Reads

Uterine Fibroids and Infertility

What are uterine fibroids?

Fibroids are muscular tumour  of uterus – often appear, during childbearing years. They are also called leiomyoma / myoma . They rarely become cancerous. 417 more words


Planned Parenthood Under Fresh Attacks

*This post of mine was also published on The New York Times/Women In The World.*

Perhaps no single organization embodies the intense politics surrounding women’s reproductive rights in the US as profoundly as Planned Parenthood does. 451 more words

Politics Not As Usual