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Birth Control's Effect on Menstruation

In this exclusive extract from Holly Grigg-Spall’s book, “Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control” (the inspiration for a documentary project from Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein), the author, who is also our… 818 more words

All Maxim Hygiene

Why I'm supporting "Sweetening the Pill"

Confession: I’m a bit of a social media grouch. I don’t do linkies or share videos of adorable kittens and inspirational quotes. My profile picture were all taken over 2 years ago. 382 more words

Sweetening the Pill: A Documentary

Millions of healthy women take a powerful medication every day from their mid-teens to menopause.  We call it “The Pill.”  Feminists defend it because it “evens the playing field” for men and women.  208 more words

Life Issues

To pill or not to pill?

For the last few years I have been off the ‘mixed pill’ as its called. I haven’t needed the pill for birth control reasons as I haven’t had any interest in men until now. 122 more words

Join the clots - Strokes and the oral contraceptive pill

Doing the rounds on Facebook recently was a story broadcast on Channel Seven News (Brisbane) from the 22nd of June 2015. It was the story of a previously healthy young Melbourne woman who suffered a stroke at work. 1,150 more words