- Read Our Blog Today!
August 25, 2015
We just transformed our website and we did it with our members in mind. We want individuals that come to our website to become more engaged with our work.
You might have stopped by our website a time or two, found what you needed and moved on to another website – paying no attention to ...
- Flibanserin Approved… Women’s Health and Safety Ignored!
August 19, 2015
I’m disappointed and you should be too. Today, the Food & Drug Administration announced the approval of flibanserin, a proposed treatment for “hypoactive sexual desire disorder” in women. Since its founding, the National Women’s Health Network has ensured that the voices of women consumers are heard and respected. Today, clever marketing trumped decades worth of ...
- 10 Angry Men
August 17, 2015
There were many statements in the first GOP Debate that were false, crass, and indicative of the GOP presidential hopefuls’ ignorance of the needs of large factions of the American public.I paid particular attention to what the cream of crop of the GOP had to say about my uterus.
Marco Rubio emphasized that despite prior legislation ...
- Trans Fat: A Bittersweet Enemy
July 20, 2015
It’s no secret that Americans have a reputation for indulging in sugary and fatty foods. At our local county fairs, we are able to find anything and everything deep fried. We are taught that it’s okay to satisfy these cravings every now and then; however, even the smallest amounts of some of our favorite foods ...
- Sex Toys: The Monster in Your Bed
July 7, 2015
In 2007, in Lubbock, Texas, a sting operation in a lingerie shop resulted in the arrest of the clerk on duty. The employee was threatened with registration as a sex offender. Why? Because the adult store’s possession of six or more “obscene devices” violated Texas Penal Code. Apparently, the sex toys gathered as evidence from ...
- TITLE IX: Is Your School Doing Enough?
July 2, 2015
June 23rd, 2015 marked the 43rd anniversary of the Title IX enactment. This federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program. Best known for its impact on high school and college athletic programs, Title IX allows women more access to participation in sports. Aside from its advance in ...
- Belly Buttons and Body Image: The Latest Fitness Test?
June 24, 2015
Women have been held to unfair standards of beauty for a very long time; however, it feels like our obsession with aesthetics has become inescapable with the advent of social media. From photoshopped thigh gaps on Instagram, to last month’s Lip Challenge, these trends are physically dangerous, damaging to our mental health, and more accessible ...
- Female Viagra? A Pro-Sex Feminist Says No
June 16, 2015
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- FDA to Consider Controversial Female Sexual Dysfunction Drug for the Third Time
June 1, 2015
Over the last five years the National Women’s Health Network has, on numerous occasions, weighed in on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) review of flibanserin, a drug intended to treat female sexual dysfunction. Responding to our serious safety and efficacy concerns with the drug, the FDA has rejected the drug twice; however, now the ...
- Sticks and stones may break my bones… No really, be careful!
May 8, 2015
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