Monthly Archives: November 2017

Why the long wait?



This week MacKenzie Thayer joins us to talk about abortion laws, specifically those pertaining to waiting periods between counseling and procedures.

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References:

News articles

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/02/3-day-abortion-waiting-period-upheld-iowa-judge/668072001/

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/24/iowa-state-supreme-court-blocks-enforcement-abortion-waiting-period/796342001/

Research regarding waiting periods in other states

Roberts SCM, Belusa E, Turok DK, Combellick S, Ralph L. Do 72-Hour Waiting Periods and Two-Visit Requirements for Abortion Affect Women’s Certainty? A Prospective Cohort Study. Womens Health Issues. 2017;27(4):400-406.

Roberts SC, Turok DK, Belusa E, Combellick S, Upadhyay UD. Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion: Experiences Among a Clinic-Based Sample of Women. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(4):179-187.

Sanders JN, Conway H, Jacobson J, Torres L, Turok DK. The Longest Wait: Examining the Impact of Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(5):483-7.

White K, Demartelly V, Grossman D, Turan JM. Experiences Accessing Abortion Care in Alabama among Women Traveling for Services. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(3):298-304.


My Measurements Are… #MeToo



Content warning: This episode contains discussion of sexual violence and sexual harassment.

In this episode, the Vagibonds discuss the recent Miss Peru pageant where contestants used their platform to shed light on the problem of sexual violence in Peru, and added their voices to an international conversation about the nature of consent and sexual harassment.

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References:

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/11/02/561414660/miss-peru-contestants-startle-peruvians-by-sharing-stats-on-gender-violence


A Vagibonds adventure into Yahoo Answers!



This week Katee and Corbin dive deep into the depths of yahoo to discover the internet’s most burning issues about women’s health. Grab your hiking shorts and speluncking equitment it’s going to be a fun adventure!

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References:

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/clinical-manifestations-and-diagnosis-of-early-pregnancy?source=search_result&search=pregnancy&selectedTitle=2~150