Holly Grigg-Spall on shared and birth control conversation

Holy Hormones Journal: Just because women fought for the right to control their bodies via access to contraception and abortion does not dis-include men from the conversation. And yet, that is exactly what has happened. And since the first synthetic hormonal contraceptives came on the market in the late 1960’s – women have bore the Continue Reading …

Do Women’s Health Care Practices Perpetuate A Cycle of Abuse?

Holy Hormones Journal: I rest my case. And this article my friends, was written by a doctor. It is time to get ACOG, aesthetic gynecologists and the church out of out bodies. It is a scam. Our sacred womb is being abused. Cycle of Abuse: Sterilization, Essure, Tubal Ligation and the Pill The “Cycle of Continue Reading …

Voluntary Birth Control and the Corporate Altar of Climate Change

Holy Hormones Journal: – The well-written article by Jessica Prois for the Huffington Post was published during the Paris Climate Change Conference in November. I agree what we ought to be talking about population control – and climate change. As the author points out – people in the US are leaving much larger carbon footprints Continue Reading …

Essure was Sold to Me like a Vacation Package – And I Fell for it

Holy Hormones Journal: Interestingly enough, my journey into women’s health was determined many years before I knew what was going on. My first job at 16 was in the manufacturing plant in New Jersey where my father worked as a pharmaceutical packing salesman. My sister and I worked on the line with women who were Continue Reading …

Are Indian Women Entitled to Respect & Dignity or are they Baby Machines Controlled by the State?

Holy Hormones Journal: This is a horrible story coming out of India. Although I am sure some women are glad to be rid of the burden of carrying and caring for multiple babies. Think this can’t be done in the United States? Think again. It is already being carried out through various forms of birth Continue Reading …

Sterilization by Vaccination

Holy Hormones Journal: This is a most disturbing article – with even more disturbing truths. Personally, it is about time the Catholic Church and pro-life movement got involved on the vaccine issue. Now we need to get them to look at the HPV vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix and the Depo birth control vaccine as other Continue Reading …

Women in India Receive $10 to be Sterilized in Filthy Conditions

Holy Hormones Journal: 4.6 million women and men were sterilized in India last year. Vasectomies made up only 4% of that number. A life time of sterilization and possible infection and other ongoing health issues for one week’s worth of food. What a horrible state of affairs for our sisters. Especially when we know that Continue Reading …

Female Inmates in CA ‘Empowered’ with Forced Sterilizations?

Holy Hormones Journal: Holy Hormones Honey!  Sterilizing women who are serving multiple prison terms?  Chances are by the time they get out -they will be past their child bearing years. Unless of course, women are being raped in prison. That is a horrible thought.  But I do know this… I was contacted by a male Continue Reading …

Family Planning Officers Vigilantly Chart Menstrual Cycles for China’s Criminal One-Child Policy

Holy Hormones Journal: Personally, I care less about the guy who fathered seven children than what is happening to baby girls in China.  According to the ‘It’s a Girl Documentary – every year there are more infant girls killed in China than are born in the U.S.  That alone is horrific. But to have Village Continue Reading …

Coerced Mass Sterilization in India – 103 Women Dumped into Fields Post-Op

Early last month more than a hundred women were processed at a “sterilization camp” at the Manikchak Rural Hospital by two doctors. All the guidelines for this kind of event were broken. After the operation, the women, still under the effects of anaesthesia, were dumped in an open field without sanitation. There were no tents. According to the local media, “such frenzied sterilisation camps are routine”.