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How To Actually Get Your Free Birth Control 

Remember when Barack Obama announced that the Affordable Care Act would include a birth control mandate that gives women access to birth control for the lovely cost of free? That was great. Those guidelines kicked in on August 1 of 2012,...Show More Summary

New Walgreens App Helps Ladies Manage Their Periods and Whore Pills

Welcome to the Internet of Your Ovaries—it's like the Internet of Things but with birth control. Walgreens pharmacy has partnered with a company called Glow to refill your birth control from your smart phone and yes, the robots are coming for us—with tampons, hopefully. Read more...

This Week In Tabloids: Kendall Jenner and Lord Disick Are Doing Sex

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we crush our birth control pills into a fine dust and release them into the Santa Ana winds, howling the ancient words ( inTouch, OK!, Life & Style, Star, Us Weekly) under the light of the moon. This...Show More Summary

Chicago Is Giving Rats Birth Control

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Chicago's rats are getting contraception.

Turkish President Upstages Wedding to Trash Talk Birth Control

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Important tip for the brides-to-be out there: Be very careful whom you invite to your wedding, lest the president hijack your ceremony to deliver a lecture about the evils of birth control, like Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan did on Sunday. Read more...

Kenyan Bishops: Don't Vaccinate Your Kids; It's a Birth Control Trap!

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The Catholic Church and Kenya's government are at odds over a vaccine that religious leaders say is a sterilization drug disguised as a tetanus shot. The Church is advising women not to vaccinate themselves or their children because they might ruin their reproductive future. Meanwhile, political leaders say the drug is harmless. Read more...

Arizona School District: No More Birth Control in Science Classes

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A school board in Arizona has voted to remove the pages of a high school biology textbook that mention contraception and abortion. The Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board voted 3-2 to redact two pages from Campbell Biology after hearing a presentation from a lawyer with the Christian legal advocacy group Alliance Defending Freedom. Show More Summary

Online Sales Give Women Emergency Contraceptives at Half the Price

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Syzygy, a health care company that launched last year, is encouraging women to pick up birth control by offering their emergency contraceptive AfterPill at roughly half the price of over-the-counter birth control. How are they able to provide it so inexpensively? By avoiding the pharmacy altogether and exclusively selling it online. Read more...

Notre Dame Wants Exemption From the Birth Control It Doesn't Cover

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The University of Notre Dame has just upped the ante in their fight against the birth control mandate of the Affordable Care Act, appealing to the Supreme Court to step in and hopefully allow the university to basically rid themselves of the paperwork that lets them opt out of birth control. Read more...

?Doctors Declare IUDs the Best Birth Control Method for Teens

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Teen pregnancy rates may be falling, but members of the American Academy of Pediatrics are still on it—updating their stance on the most effective forms of birth control for sexually active teens. They have stated that for adolescents, implantable rods and intrauterine devices (IUDs) are the way to go. Read more...

Women In Stock Photos Do Not Trust Birth Control

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Women featured in stock photos have busy, complicated lives. They're laughing alone with all kinds of salads, both with and without croutons. They're diversely inept at riding bikes. They fly into unpredictable hysterics in the presence of a scale. But there's one thing that most stock photo women agree on: birth control. In that they're incredibly suspicious of it. Read more...

Suddenly, Republicans Are All About Getting You Birth Control

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

After many aspirin-between-the-knees travails and legitimate rape pratfalls, Republicans have finally seized on something that they hope will resonate with women: over the counter birth control. Yay! Right? Read more...

Planned Parenthood to Offer Birth Control and Counseling Online

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Birth control for everyone! Planned Parenthood services are available online if you live in Minnesota and Washington state and need medication and, soon, counseling for sexually transmitted diseases. They’re basically a nurse in your purse. Read more...

We Could Have Effective Male Birth Control (Without Condoms!) By 2017

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Although a veritable cornucopia of birth control options exists for women, men currently only have the condom available to them — which is unfair, if you think about it, because it takes two to create a wriggling human life. Fortunately, science may have finally come up with a contraceptive equalizer: the elusive male birth control. Read more...

Nuns Battling Birth Control Mandate Reject New Fix

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

In news that will surprise absolutely no one, attempting to provide American women with insurance coverage for birth control continues to be a long, exhausting and frustrating process. Read more...

It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Jezebel

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

This is gonna be short because I like my goodbyes like my birth control: nonexistent and followed by a prayer. Read more...

White House Has a Plan to Keep Your Boss' Hands Off Your Birth Control

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Some American corporation-people (and religious non-profits!) believe that their sincere God-related prudery trumps women's right to affordable contraception. The Supreme Court agrees with them. And so the White House has been forced to make two major changes to the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate in order to accommodate these religious beliefs. Read more...

Republican Forgets The Words 'Birth Control' While Faking Lady Support

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

It’s official, this is the Week Of Fools. They are everywhere, even sarcastic gasp in the form of a Republican trying to remember the term for... you know, that thing that stops women from getting pregnant. They're always up in arms about it... oh yeah, birth control! Read more...

FDA to Mull Over Viagra Drugs for Ladies at October Workshop. Yay.

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

There’s a joke that says if men needed birth control, the prescription would not only be free, it would come delicious flavors like cool ranch Doritos or artisanal salted caramel. The same goes for the Food and Drug Administration’s focus on female sexual dysfunction: there is little research on vaginas but plenty of Viagra for dudes. Oops. Read more...

'Nobody' Is Trying to Ban Birth Control, Says Guy Who Tried to Ban It

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Today, probable 2016 Republican Presidential hopeful Rand Paul told a crowd in Iowa that "Nobody here" was trying to ban birth control. Either Rand Paul has a terrible memory, or he has such low self esteem that he considers himself "nobody," because just last year, Rand Paul cosponsored a bill that would have banned certain forms of birth control. Read more...

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