“It hadn’t hit me until then how awful it had felt to be without insurance — like my life and health had been worth less than other people in this country. I didn’t even know how much of that I’d internalized until I had the stupid little card in my hand, and when it all went away.”
Oh hey, the Bisexual Resource Center wants to talk to you about issues affecting the bisexual community and how you can get involved.
It took a village to ruin Russia’s stance on gay people, and it’ll take one to save feminism.
My family used to joke that only white people need therapy. Meanwhile, white academics told me that African-Americans merely fabricated ungrounded stigma around psychiatric help. No one ever tells you that the healthcare system is sick.
I know you’re thinking it’s definitely because of the 205 draconian abortion laws enacted over the past few years, but this study actually suggests that abortion rates are going down because of birth control and family planning. And the economy.
“I hated my body and punished it, and it hated me and punished me back. Is that what happened? That’s the thing about getting sick the way I got sick: nailing it down.”
If all goes according to his plan (and it very well may not) this will be a year of leaps and bounds for many of the Americans who felt left behind in 2013. Women, people of color and those living in poverty could all benefit from Obama’s plans to use executive orders rather than waiting on a gridlocked Congress to pass anything to his desk.
Stop trying to make diva cups happen for me, it’s not gonna happen.
I dare you to walk into a Build-A-Bear with two large cartons of tampons.
As we continue into 2014, it is still essential that we remain vigilant to uterus-havers’ rights to abortion across the country.
It was time to try to trust my body and see what it would be capable of.
Couldn’t you think of a better way to spend the last day of 2013, Justice Sotomayor? Maybe clean out your freezer? Flip your mattress? Rotate your tires?
Kate Moenning, Holly Miranda, Natasha Lyonne, Lea DeLaria and more from the cast of Orange is the New Black will be talking about vagina justice, so you better tune in and watch online.
Women in the U.S. who have experienced domestic violence are more likely to have chronic health conditions. Healthcare professionals are still failing to adequately recognise and treat harm caused by domestic abuse.
Earlier this week, Judge Lee Yeakel ruled one part of Texas’ abortion bill unconstitutional. Now, just a few days later the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed his ruling, meaning that one third of Texas’ remaining abortion clinics must stop providing their services immediately.
A federal judge ruled parts of Texas’ abortion law unconstitutional. But don’t rejoice just yet, access to abortion across the nation is still on the line.
So, let’s revisit what’s about to happen because the drunk old men running the US Congress won’t budge on sluts.
As the countdown to the Affordable Care Act continues, 1/3 of LGBT Americans are uninsured! This campaign wants to change that.
Every state needs a Wendy Davis. Every person has a story.
Or don’t. Armpits4August doesn’t mind whether you preen your pits or not, as long as you’re willing to talk about it and PCOS.