challenging religious privilege in public life

Richard Grossman


Sometimes it is Best to Hide Contraceptive Use

Hiding contraceptive use is a common strategy in many countries where patriarchy rules. Men in patriarchal societies usually desire large families.

How Family Planning Benefits the Individual

Family planning has been called one of the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century by the US Centers for Disease Control.

The Other Side of Reproductive Coercion

The other side of reproductive coercion: women are often forced to bear, and raise, children that they did not intend to have.

Overpopulation and War

Although the Palestinian Territories have higher fertility, the Israeli fertility is also high, especially for a relatively rich country.

Good News about Family Planning

Globally, 50 countries have liberalized their abortion laws since 1994, and 4 have decreased access to safe abortion services – including the USA.

Let’s look at the facts of climate change

Severe storms, enormous fires, the high temperature and drought we’ve experienced are all caused by what we have done to the climate.

Applaud Freeing the Pill

Last month a US Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel voted to approve selling an oral contraceptive pill "Over The Counter".

Why focus on population?

Why focus on population? Globally, according to the United Nations, there are 121 million unintended pregnancies.

Revisit Menstrual Extraction

Is Menstrual Extraction going to make a comeback in US states post Roe v. Wade? Studies suggest that women are interested in the idea.

Work Around New Antiabortion Laws

Perhaps the most frequent way of aborting a pregnancy in the 20th century, before Roe, was to insert something into the uterus.