- The National Institute of Mental Health – the world’s biggest mental health research funder — has announced that it will be “re-orienting its research away from DSM categories”. This announcement comes just a few weeks before the release of the newest edition of the famed Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), later this month.
- Doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center have found some women on low-dose birth control pills may have more pelvic pain during orgasm than women on higher-dose pills.
- One More Girl is a film in development about adverse effects of Gardasil and other HPV vaccines. The title is a spin on Merck’s advertising campaign, One Less Girl.
- We’ve linked and referenced a number of articles over the last several years about the pressure to have the right kind of labia, or a good vagina — whatever the hell that is. Each time another one pops up, there’s another bruise on my heart.
- More signs of the failure of sex education and of contraception education: Even teens and young women with the good fortune to have access to birth control often don’t understand how it — or their bodies — works.
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