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.

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.

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.

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?

Carl Elliott

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

Anne Fausto-Sterling

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