Sexual Health in the News June 24 - June 30

NCSH in the News

At-Home Abortion: a Step-by-Step Guide to a Safe Medical Abortion – Insider 
It's important to follow the correct steps in order to ensure your at-home abortion goes smoothly.  NCSH arranged the interview with coalition member, Dr. Kate White.  

Your relationship might be impacted by Roe v. Wade’s overturn. Here’s how to talk about it - CNN
How to talk about the SCOTUS decision, contraception, and unintended pregnancy with  sexual partners.This story features Julia Bennett, of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, an NCSH member.   

Black women are underserved when it comes to birth control access. The Roe decision could make that worse. - NBC News 
Discrimination, stigma and systemic barriers in the health care system have already led to a gap in contraceptive access for Black women. This story features Dr. Raegan McDonald-Mosley, of NCSH member, Power to Decide.   

Online Healthcare Companies Increase Advertising for Morning-After Pill - Wall Street Journal 
Direct-to-consumer, female-focused healthcare brands shift marketing plans to place emergency contraception offerings front-and-center.  This story features NCSH memberNurx. 

Other News This Week

Becerra Pledges Health Agencies Will Increase Abortion Pill Access  – Business Insider
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks about actions the Biden administration plans to take to help ensure access to medication abortionfollowing SCOTUS  decision to overturn Roe v. Wade 

The global chill of Roe’s reversal - Politico
The impact of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is quickly spreading across the world.  

Inside the Secret Networks Teaching Sex Ed to LGBTQ Youth - Vice
When inclusive information about sexual health is hard to come by, queer young people are finding their own ways to get the facts.

Women are being urged to get IUDs while they still can. Here’s how they work and how long they last - Fortune        
Following the SCOTUS ruling striking down Roe v. Wade, IUDs became a trending topic on Twitter as Americans exchanged advice on this long-lasting form of birth control.  

Why There’s No Such Thing as ‘Looking’ Nonbinary - Everyday Health 
Psychologist Em Matsuno, PhD, wants other nonbinary people to knowthat you don’t owe looking androgynous to anyone. 

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