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Love, Sex and All the Rest: Awkward Sex Stories

Love, Sex and All the Rest: Awkward Sex Stories

October 21, 2016


Filed under Features

This week, we heard from you. Six people told us about their most awkward sex stories, in haiku.

Judge rules to make Plan B accessible to all women

Judge rules to make Plan B accessible to all women

April 11, 2013


Filed under News

On April 5, Brooklyn federal judge Edward R. Korman ruled that the common morning-after pill Plan B One Step must be made available to women of all ages. In his ruling, Korman gave the Food and Drug Administration 30 days to remove all age and sale restrictions on the pill and its generic brands. ...

Restrictions on Plan B based on politics, not health

Restrictions on Plan B based on politics, not health

April 8, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Two years ago, in the midst of controversy over the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates free contraception for women through their health insurance, the Obama administration made a very conservative move in the opposite direction. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius...

Department of Health offers Plan B to students

Department of Health offers Plan B to students

September 28, 2012


Filed under News

The New York City Department of Health is expanding the accessibility of birth control to 13 more public schools with no age barriers. The Department of Education’s Connecting Adolescents to Contraceptive Health program specializes in reducing teen pregnancy. This part of the CATCH program’s initiative,...