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Women, arm yourselves with IUD’s

Women, arm yourselves with IUD’s
January 25, 2017

With Donald Trump now officially the president of the United States, and women’s reproductive rights on the chopping block, one thing is for certain: I will be getting that precautionary IUD...

To be sterile or not to be sterile, that is the question

To be sterile or not to be sterile, that is the question
November 17, 2016

For generations, women have had the responsibility of preventing pregnancy. Sure, men have their options as well, but nothing as secure as birth control that women have taken for decades. Men...

Your turn guys, birth control not just for women

Your turn guys, birth control not just for women
November 16, 2016

As a 23-year-old female who rebelliously popped her first Yaz birth control pill at age 14, unbeknownst to my parents, I feel like a contraceptive connoisseur. I’ve become seasoned in the...

Birth control: A hostage to be freed

Illustration by Brittany England/The Pioneer
February 25, 2016

I received my first prescription of birth control pills when I was 14 years old. At 22, I have experimented with three different types of hormonal birth control over the course of eight years and have...

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