Category: Planned Parenthood

Ask an Expert: Jill Delston examines sexism in contraceptive access, medicine

In her new book, “Medical Sexism: Contraception Access, Reproductive Medicine, and Health Care,” Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy Jill Delston examines medical sexism through the lens of contraceptive access. (Photo by August Jennewein) Medicine, historically, has had some ridiculous ideas about women. In the 1800s, for example, doctors used to think running would cause a