Co-published with The Guardian. In Sandpoint, Idaho, the maternity ward closed down. Within months, medical care for women in the rural community was hollowed out.
Co-published with USA Today. With our support, Mona Iskander travels to the Mississippi Delta to understand how a surge in births is playing out in a state that is already one of the riskiest places in the country
Co-published with National Geographic. In 1983, AIDS hysteria was sweeping the country. This is the story of how a Denver conference empowered a generation—and helped shape a new era of advocacy.
Co-published with In These Times. Dobbs will throw many lives into disarray. Lationna Halbert’s is one of the first.
Co-published with Scientific American. The vulva has long been ignored in anatomical study. But scientists are making strides in mapping the clitoris and improving sensation for survivors of genital cutting.
Co-published with Scientific American. Compared with other diseases with similar economic burdens, research on endometriosis is severely underfunded, in large part because we don’t talk about periods.
Co-published with Teen Vogue. For the past 20 years, the Red River Women’s Clinic was the state’s only abortion provider.
Co-published with Scientific American. The U.S. has one of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates among developed countries. Researchers from North Carolina to the West Coast are working with parents like Vu-An Foster to understand why.
Co-published with Scientific American. “Normalizing” infants’ and children’s genital appearance to match a sex assigned in early age isn’t medically necessary and can negatively impact quality of life.
Co-published with The Washington Post. Some pregnancies and births are difficult enough to give mothers PTSD. When a pregnancy is unwanted, the physical and psychological strains will be even more severe.
Co-published with Teen Vogue. “I would not consider going to school in a state where abortion is against the law."