Shayla Pierce of xoJane reflects on the struggle to afford contraception and how health insurance matters for the American dream.
All this happened because I had the audacity to want to go to grad school. To make that happen, I had to put my grown-up life on hold and live in the back room of my mom's house until I got my fancy pants master’s degree. Having a kid in that situation would be beyond inconvenient.
Matt Steinglass agrees with Megan about adoption. But he takes her to task over birth control: It's true that birth control is reasonably widely available in American drug stores. But the rate of usage of birth control is much lower... Read Post
Starting in 2013, health insurance will be required to provide birth control without co-pays. Amanda Marcotte claims this will save money: These new contraception regulations will pay for themselves easily in the short term by reduc... Read Post
XOJane's Shayla Pierce reflects on a love-inspired change of heart about the kitchen. ... It wasn't just the men I dated. It was complete strangers, too. Men vying for my attention, somewhere between the standard questions of, "What... Read Post