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Tag Archive | "Birth Control"

Planned Parenthood’s Epic Birth Control Timeline

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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MORE LIKE THIS FROM EMandLO: Wise Guys: Could Men Be Trusted to Take a Birth Control Pill? Everything You Need to Know About the Nuva Ring Confession: It Shouldn’t Matter WHY You Use Contraception, Damn It

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Dear Em & Lo: Where Did My Sex Drive Go?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, When I was in my teens, I had a perfectly healthy (if not overzealous…) sex drive. Now, in my mid 20′s, I find myself totally disinterested 95% of the time. I am trying to figure out if perhaps it could be due to hormonal birth control, as I [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Nuva Ring

Friday, June 21, 2013

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  Dr. Kate¬†is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City. Here’s one of her most popular Em & Lo columns from the archives: When it comes to hormonal birth control, I get more questions about the NuvaRing than any other method ‚ÄĒ for proof, just check out the comments [...]

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Wise Guys: Could Men Be Trusted to Take a Birth Control Pill?

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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photo via flickr Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Would most guys take the birth control pill if it was available to them? When it does become available, should women trust guys to take it correctly, so it’s effective?”¬†Ask the Wise GuysYour Own Question! (Two of the guys, [...]

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What Do We Want? An Affordable, Non-Hormonal, Long-Lasting Contraception Option for Men!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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When do we want it? Now! Of course, these kind of things take time and money. And if these things don’t fit the Big Pharma money-making model (take a pill, day after day, year after year, and keep shelling out the dough for it), then getting backing and support is an uphill battle. But¬†Vasalgel¬†seems to [...]

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Will a Sex Strike Give a Bunch of Liberal Guys Blue Balls?

Monday, March 19, 2012

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photo via flickr Where reason fails, satire sometimes works — hence the sudden trend of tongue-in-cheek proposed sex laws, like the “personhood of semen” bill. And where satire fails — will a sex strike work? That’s the hope of a group called Liberal Ladies Who Lunch (love it!). They are proposing a national sex strike [...]

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AZ Law Would Let Employers Insist Women Use Pill Non-Sexually Only

Friday, March 16, 2012

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photo via flickr This week, research showed that men become “cognitively impaired” when around women — even if they just think they’re around women. So does that explain why Utah and Arizona broke out the crazy? Proposed new Arizona law would would allow an employer to request proof that a woman using insurance to buy [...]

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Comment of the Week: Another Great Argument for Contraception Coverage

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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Dave, in response to the recent post “It Shouldn’t Matter WHY You Use Contraception, Damn It“: Here is the argument that feels strongest to me. The US Constitution says that the government cannot force religious beliefs on US citizens. Pretty much all hospitals in the US get 50% or more of their money from the [...]

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Confession: It Shouldn’t Matter WHY You Use Contraception, Damn It

Thursday, March 8, 2012

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photo via Flickr Our new intern, Vanessa Martini, a senior at Bard College, has a confession to make. Well, it’s more of a rant really than a confession, but we’re with her!: Though the furor around this electoral season‚Äôs contraception debate has quieted somewhat in mainstream media, the topic continues to rumble around feminist spaces [...]

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Dr. Kate’s Top 5 Reasons Why Contraception Should Be Covered

Thursday, March 8, 2012

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Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. This week, she addresses the recent debates about contraception. I’m an OB/GYN, and my specialty is family planning. This means [...]

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