Post Tagged with: "contraception"

Members of student group H*yas for Choice submitted an open letter to the university calling the administration to clarify its policies on providing contraception coverage in student insurance plans.

Students Pressure University to Maintain Contraception Coverage

Members of student group H*yas for Choice delivered an open letter to Georgetown University administrators Monday demanding the university maintain its coverage of contraception in student health insurance plans. Two rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 6 rolled back a mandate of the Affordable[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Sex Issue 2017

Sex Issue 2017

What Does Sex Positivity Mean to You? Sex Education and the Transition to College Students May Not Be Hooked On Hookup Culture Debunking Common College Sex Myths The Truth Behind Sexually Transmitted Infections Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry Toeing the Line: Free Speech and Sex on Campus

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide

Students May Not Be Hooked on Hookup Culture

The start of college is an exhilarating time. Students enter their freshman year expecting to be challenged academically, to establish meaningful friendships and to develop the skills necessary for the “real world.” Despite these serious expectations, there is one facet of college that often seems to occupy a large role[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 5 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception: It is a word that invokes many different emotions. Some might feel uneasy, while others might feel empowered. Contraception is the use of artificial or behavioral methods to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse. Contraception includes ingestives, like the birth control pill, devices, like male and female[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 2 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide

GULC Professors Urge Reproductive Care to Combat Zika

In the midst of the spread of the Zika virus, which might cause birth defects, an article published Feb. 1 by Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law encouraged the World Health Organization to promote birth control and abortion in response to the crisis, sparking a backlash from[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
H*yas for Choice, a student-run organization, shoulders its role as the only distributor of condoms on campus. It has long been a proponent of increasing contraceptive resources.

Georgetown’s Contraception Control

On the stacks at Vital Vittles, students can find a range of useful medicinal products to help them survive college life. Whether it’s cough drops or NyQuil, the independent, student-run Students of Georgetown Inc. ensures that its flagship store is stocked with basic medical necessities. On one shelf, you can[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 1 comment Sex Issue, The Guide
Panel Discusses Sexual Health

Panel Discusses Sexual Health

H*yas for Choice convened a panel of representatives from Georgetown Health Education Services, Planned Parenthood Metropolitan Washington and Advocates for Youth to discuss sexual health resources on Georgetown’s campus Monday night. The panel was composed of PPMW Legislative Affairs Organizer Michelle Woods, PPMW Sexual Health Educator Blanca Torres, Advocates for Youth[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Free Choice for Fordham

It has long been policy at many Catholic universities that condoms may not be sold or distributed on campus. For Georgetown, this means that any group with access to benefits cannot distribute or sell condoms, although organizations like H*yas for Choice still may make free condoms available even within the[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Alumni Stand Behind H*yas for Choice

A group of 232 Georgetown alumni have signed a letter of concern in response to the Georgetown University Police Department’s removal of H*yas for Choice from a public sidewalk at 37th and O streets Sept. 23. Erin Matson (COL ’02), former vice president of the National Organization for Women, organized[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUPD Admits Error for HFC

Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber said that the officer who asked H*yas for Choice to move its table from an off-campus sidewalk on 37th and O streets NW on Monday afternoon acted in violation of the university’s speech and expression policy. H*yas for Choice chose to table that[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top