Articles in gender & sexuality tagged with health

Christine Henneberg

My patients and I don’t use words like “choice” or “viability.”

Judith Levine

The right to reproductive health and agency is a compelling state interest.

Abby Minor

Liberalism cannot simply be extended to the uterus. Reproductive justice requires a vision of the social body.

Rachel Rebouché

Roe v. Wade only guaranteed the right to patients’ privacy. A federal abortion law would need to go so much further.

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Mary Ziegler

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling is only the latest twist in the convoluted legal history of women’s reproductive rights. The future looks no less partisan.

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Rachel Rebouché

A recent abortion ruling asks whether abortion access laws may one day be judged on how they serve women's health.

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Michael Bronski

The HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics are very different, but both reveal that the United States has never understood the connection between community and personal well-being.

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Joseph J. Fischel

Debate over Title IX affirmative consent standards has assumed that consent is the best basis for a feminist sexual politics. But what if it isn’t?

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Carl Elliott

New Zealand’s response to medical misconduct should be a model for the rest of the world.

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

The FDA has approved an ineffective drug for a disease that may not exist.