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Understanding Reproductive Health

For Immigrant Women, Access to Reproductive Care Is Its Own Challenge

Without basic healthcare, women face higher mortality rates and other serious consequences.

By Xenia Ellenbogen

Understanding Reproductive Health

The Far-Reaching Effects of Weight Bias in Reproductive Care

Research finds stigma hinders diagnosis and treatment for fat patients.

By Xenia Ellenbogen

Understanding Reproductive Health

The Effects of Leaving Fat Women Out of Birth Control Research

The pervasive history of 'fatphobia' in studies has negatively impacted contraceptive care.

By Xenia Ellenbogen

Culture and Entertainment

Behind Social Media's 'Female Nipple' Ban

On various sites, men can typically let a nip slip, but for other identities, it's not so easy.

By Xenia Ellenbogen

Menstruation

How Paid Menstrual Leave Can Reduce Workplace Stigma

Companies around the world are beginning to institute period policies for people who menstruate.

By Xenia Ellenbogen

Understanding STDs/STIs

Safer Sex Between People With Vulvas

Demystify the gaps in sex ed, and learn practical solutions to keep you safe.

By Xenia Ellenbogen

Identity and Sexuality

When Will Medically Unnecessary Intersex Surgeries End?

Misclassification and secrecy make the decline of these procedures difficult to track.

By Xenia Ellenbogen