An empty women's shelter built by the U.S. military in Kyrgyzstan; three-parent IVF is a possibility; Boehner hires a DOMA attorney; and Donald Trump doesn't see the relationship between a right to privacy and abortion.
Get yourself tested. Most STD’s show little or no symptoms, so it’s hard to tell if you or your partner has one unless you get tested. Getting tested can be a pretty scary scenario to think about, but in reality getting tested is safe, easy, and confidential.
Tennessee steps closer to a constitution that doesn't protect a right to abortion; Arizona has a new anti-abortion law; Filippino president risks ex-communication for reproductive health bill; and the reproductive health needs of women in prison.
A new short documentary from Al Jazeera English, Birthrights: The Risk of Choice, examines the prevalence and safety of cesarean sections in the United States, and the many players within the maternity care system.
Michelle Bruns makes fun of the inevitable giant preggobelly used to illustrate stories on abortion. The right makes its rhetorical move on sexual health services, both by lying about them and denying that there's any real need.
DC Abortion Fund helps women whose Medicaid-funding for abortion was pulled at the last minute; Florida senate wants to subject Medicaid funding for contraception to religious refusals; and Sen. Manchin thinks showing that no Title X money is spent on abortion will solve something.