What It’s Like to Get an IUD

Two years ago, I got an IUD and it was the best thing I ever did. Ever since, I’ve become one of those proselytizing women who want to talk to you about Diva Cups in line at Whole Foods, except in favor of a small t-shaped baby-prevention device. Have you accepted IUD into your uterus as your personal peace of mind?

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“Fetal Heartbeat” Bills Are the Newest Anti-Choice Fad

The assault on women’s reproductive rights never stops. It never even slows down. If there’s one thing I can commend the anti-choicers on, it’s their perseverance! Except not really, because they are set on whittling away free will and all that nice stuff. Read More “Fetal Heartbeat” Bills Are the Newest Anti-Choice Fad

Crosspost: It Goes all Ways

“When people think they are fundamentally broken, it affects their freedom to choose.” -Mama Be Good

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We Try It: Getting An IUD

Last week, I got a Mirena IUD. I’ve been on the NuvaRing for about two and a half years, but I’ve wanted an IUD for at least that long. I discussed switching with my boyfriend, who was enthusiastic, and I’ve been passively considering how to go about this for a couple of months now. Read More We Try It: Getting An IUD

A Call to Action: What has Planned Parenthood Done for You?

As Ginger and Jill mentioned this past week, the House of Representatives voted to eliminate all federal funding to Planned Parenthood. Read More A Call to Action: What has Planned Parenthood Done for You?

Pro-Choice, Period

I talk a lot about abortion on my blog. One of the absolutely most rewarding things about my (unpaid) work on STFU has been the people who’ve written to me saying, “I used to be against abortion, but I’ve been reading your blog and now I understand. I am pro-choice.” Read More Pro-Choice, Period