by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 7, 2014 Updated: August 7, 2014
"This constant effort to manage one’s everyday life in line with gender norms produces significant anxiety, insecurity, stress and low self-esteem for both boys and girls."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 5, 2014
Comprehensive sex ed can help very young adolescents be "guided safely through this life stage," according to a new study.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 17, 2014
A growing body of research finds women just can't win.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 9, 2014
The attitude that women shouldn't be having sex can at least partly be traced back to the idea that women are supposed to be economically dependent on men.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 4, 2014
A new coalition of women's health organizations is pressing the agency to find a solution for women's low libidos.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 4, 2014 Updated: June 4, 2014
"If you restrict the distribution of condoms, you are restricting efforts to save lives," a new petition points out.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 1, 2014
May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, which often devolves into an excuse for blaming young women for their bad choices.
Public health officials are getting a little frustrated.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 27, 2014 Updated: April 27, 2014
"She knows -- this woman knows -- that young girls are getting pregnant in the African-American community. It's about 70 percent out of wedlock. She knows and doesn't seem to care."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 23, 2014 Updated: April 25, 2014
For some reason, schools are often in the business of policing what's considered "feminine" and "masculine."