In my last year of medical school, I began looking into residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology. My first interview of the season was at a Catholic-affiliated hospital.
As the daughter of a religion scholar and professor, I was already familiar with the stance of the Catholic Church on reproductive healthcare. I knew that Catholic hospitals follow a set of ethical guidelines that prohibit doctors from providing abortions, contraception, tubal ligations, vasectomies, and infertility services, and that patients seeking these services are generally referred … Read
Under the Trump administration, Title X, the federal family planning program, plans to prioritize funding for abstinence and faith-based family planning according to the announcement finally released last week. Read
As abortion becomes harder to access, read and read women are taking matters into their own hands with self-managed abortion—buying abortion pills on the internet and using them without medical supervision. Read
The hundreds of Larry Nassar abuse survivors who bravely revealed themselves and bared their pain for the world to see have done their part. Now it’s time for society and institutions to do theirs. Read