June 5, 2017

Spoiler Alert: Abstinence-only education and limited access to contraception.

Sounds obvious, right? But not in Texas.

Excellent coverage this morning on NPR of a new study and the reality for teens in Texas where the only sex ed provided in schools (if any) is abstinenc...

May 26, 2017

Photo credit: K Culwell, 2016. Wonder Woman, Art of the Brick.

There is a great article published on Vice this week about seven clinics that stand alone in their states as providers of abortion care. These personal stories provide deeper understanding of why 90% of...

May 22, 2017

There is controversy about which African country contains the “true” birthplace of humankind. I’ve recently returned from Kenya, where the citizens take pride in this distinction and their country. I was part of the invitation-only “Contraception Innovation Lab: Kenya”...

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