No. 12: America and the Pill

Searching for Racial and Sexual Justice in Reproductive Rights by Leila A. McNeill

Medicalization and The Pill by Anna Reser

This month we write about the history of hormonal birth control in the United States. Leila will explore the impact of the Pill on the lives of women of color. Anna writes about the increase in the medicalization of women’s healthcare as a consequence of the introduction of the Pill.