10.20
The Racist and Sexist History of the Pill

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When people identify as either “liberal” or “conservative” they stop asking certain kinds of questions, because to do so would be perceived as a betrayal of their side. So, for example, progressive women don’t ask questions about natural alternatives to the Pill, or acknowledge the racist history of Planned Parenthood, or speak of their unborn child. This piece on Broadly a pro-choice site, is an exception to the rule:  The Racist and Sexist History of the Pill

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10.5
The Pill Is Linked to Depression & Doctors Can No Longer Ignore It

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“Teens experienced an 80% increase in depression with the combined pill.”

The phrase “women’s health” has become synonymous with artifical birth control, IUDs and abortion, even though they make us less not more healthy. There are safe, natural and nonviolent ways to prevent pregnancy, treat infertility, and space children, so why don’t we know about them? The Guardian: The Pill Is Linked to Depression And Doctors Can No Longer Ignore It. Time: Depression Risk of the Pill. Daily Mail: Abortion Triples Breast Cancer Risk

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