Tag: birth control

S.A.G.E.S and Fordham Can Coexist, Even With Contradictory Policies

On Nov. 3, 2014, over 1,000 Fordham University students, lead by the group S.A.G.E.S, (Students for Sex and Gender Equality and Safety) presented a petition to Fordham President Rev. Joseph McShane, S.J., demanding reform on Fordham’s strict sexual health and gender policies.

Counterpoint: Petition for Sex and Gender Equality for All

The Students for Sex and Gender Equality and Safety Coalition (S.A.G.E.S.) has faced opposition from students who either misunderstand their aims or just do not care about women’s health and reproductive rights.

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Conversation with (Some of) the Faces Behind...

A conversation with some of the core members of Fordham's S.A.G.E.S. Coalition.

Huckabee’s Birth Control Jab Only Serves to Turn Off Female Constituency

In many cases, government assistance isn’t enabling women to be idle and be “a victim of their gender” but rather, providing them with the foundation to rise up and be independent.

Contraception Isn’t Responsible for Declining Morality

The Church may be onto something about declining morality, but contraception isn’t the culprit.

Students React to Plan B Ruling

On Friday April 5, a judge lifted the age and sale restriction on the morning-after pill for emergency contraception.

Coulter Controversy Prompts Fordham Law Faculty Member to Write Open Letter...

A member of the Fordham Law faculty wrote an open letter to Fordham President Father Joseph M. McShane, S.J. in response to the funding of Ann Coulter's Fordham visit.

Birth Control Prescriptions, Information Offered at “Prescribe Fordham 2”

The Fordham chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) held their second annual Prescribe Fordham event in the John Jay College of Criminal Justice's conference center on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Year of the Woman, Narrated by Man?

It is no secret that the hot topics of the 2012 election have had a lot to do with women.

Transparency is Key in Birth Control Policy

As students, we expect Fordham to be open about its policies and provide students with information about what is clearly stated in its manuals. Many students are unaware that the Health Center is required to provide birth control in the case of specific medical conditions—and understandably so.