"Sexual Health Roundup: Promising Advances in HIV Prevention and Treatment; New Evidence on HPV, Cancer, and Vaccines"
A new study finds that engineered stem cells can effectively target and supress HIV in living tissue; Truvada is a combinaion of two drugs used to treat HIV that has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection by an average of 44%; New HPV numbers suggest that boys get the vaccine as well. Find out more at RH Reality Check.
"The Idiotic New Sting Operation Against Planned Parenthood"
Over the last few weeks, Planned Parenthoods have had "fake" clients come in pretending to be women who want to know whether or not their baby is a girl so they can get an abortion. The goal was to out Planned Parenhood as a sexist and racist organization. Learn more at Jezebel.
"Investigation Exposes Awful U.K. Doctors Willing to Perform FGM"
An investigation by the Sunday Times has reported that as many as 100,000 women in Britain have undergone the FGM surgery with medical practicioners, some which were performed illegally on girls as young as ten. For more information visit Jezebel.
"Newsflash: Medical Abortions No Longer an Option in Wisconsin Planned Parenthoods"
Planned Parenthood has suspended all medical abortions at its Wisonsin clinics just two weeks after Gov. Scott Walker signed a law that puts doctors at risk of being charged with a felony if they do not comply with the state's new guidelines. Read on at Ms. Magazine.
"Goodbye Again, Newt Gingrich"
With the defeat in Delaware, Gingrich's run is officially over. Find out more at CNN.
"Today: Violence Against Women Act on Senate Floor"
"Tennessee: Miscarriage Will Be Murder - Legislature Passes Embryo Bill"
Last week the Tennessee House passed a bill that would consider miscarriage, or the killing of any fertilized egg, murder. The Senate passed a companion bill that includes all embryos "at any stage of gestation in utero." Read more at The New Civil Rights Movement.
"Florida Gov. Vetos Funding for Rape Centers During Sexual Assault Awareness Month"
The Florida legislature had allocated $1.5 million to 30 rape crisis centers in the state, Gov. Rick Scott used his veto power to cut the funding. The governor said the funding was "duplicative" since the state has already funded sexual violence programs. For more information visit feministing.