Dafna Meir was more than just a devoted wife, mom of six, and victim of a terrifying terror attack in a West Bank settlement. Naomi Zeveloff reports she spearheaded a fertility awareness movement — and even ran a secret “diaphragm underground” for Orthodox women.
Periods can be problematic, but Stefanie Iris Weiss fears the trend of women suppressing their period is becoming too casual.
Carl Djerassi, an Austrian-born chemist who helped to develop the birth control pill before becoming a playwright and novelist, died in San Francisco on Friday at the age of 91, his family said.
Jonathan Eig usually writes about jocks and gangsters. His latest book is on the creation of the birth control pill, which he insists is more exciting than you might think.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
EDITORIAL: Can corporations claim religious rights to deny birth control coverage to employees? The Supreme Court must answer that question — and it should give a resounding no.
Sarah Seltzer’s piece on the Hobby Lobby contraception case sparked a furor on Twitter. She debunks her critics’ argument that birth control is analogous to fancy cars.
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg explains the bible’s take on contraception, in light of the Supreme Court cases on whether for-profit corporations can refuse contraceptive coverage.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider religious objections made by corporations to a provision of Obamacare requiring employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
Simi Lichtman’s husband often reminds her to take her birth-control pill. That’s how it should be, especially for Modern Orthodox women who are the ones to take precautions.