For too many Black and brown women, police are a source of fear, not a source of safety.
One in 10 U.S. college students who menstruate face period poverty, which means they’re unable to afford menstrual products.
Comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines to the birth control pill, which carry a higher risk of blood clots, is not helpful nor entirely scientifically accurate.
I learned that my experience is common. I also learned that anesthesia, or any prescribed pain management for IUD placement, is nearly nonexistent.
Misinformation about endometriosis is one of the most significant barriers to accessing proper care.
Congress needs to mandate postpartum Medicaid coverage for at least one year. It would be just one step in addressing maternal health inequities.
What would it take to improve conditions for pregnant and parenting teens?
I didn’t always want to be a mother. It’s a truth I don’t feel like I need to continue to hide.