Top choice-related stories of 2010

Wow!

What a year it was for those engaged in the battle to protect a right we should all take for granted: a woman’s ability to choose. I don’t know about you, but I am pretty worn out, pretty frustrated at fighting for something I should not have to fight for, and ready to tackle 2011 with a lot of spunk, a lot of passion, and one very important friend on my side: the truth.

For those of you who missed it, here are some of the highs and lows that pro-choice warriors faced in 2010:

  • FDA approval of OTC Plan B for women under 18

http://www.medpagetoday.com/OBGYN/GeneralOBGYN/13867

  • Alaska votes in favor of parental notification

http://www.adn.com/2010/08/25/1423557/voters-approve-measure-requiring.html

http://www.feministe.us/blog/archives/2010/08/25/alaskas-parental-notification-law/ [Read more...]

Friday News Roundup: The Pill Turns 50

The Pill at 50: Sex, Freedom, and Paradox. Time.

The Pill Turns 50: Its Surprising Effects on Population, and the Risks it Poses to our Water Supply. Alternet.

Prevalence of Sexual Dysfunction and Impact of Contraception in Female German Medical Students. The Journal of Sexual Medicine.

The History of the Pill is Personal! Planned Parenthood.