Topic: health insurance

Elizabeth Banks Says Planned Parenthood Prevents Us From Having To Discuss Periods With Our Boss

Elizabeth Banks Says Planned Parenthood Prevents Us From Having To Discuss Periods With Our Boss

Though we can’t really picture a rich, glamorous movie star like Elizabeth Banks ever being without insurance, she actually was right after college. And she said Planned Parenthood was where she got her healthcare and she is so grateful for it because it meant she didn’t have to tell her employers at the time the reasons she exactly needed to go on the pill. “Yes, I got birth control—but it was for my massive migraine headaches. And my heavy flow. Yeah, I’m on record saying I had a heavy flow. And unfortunately these are the types of things that I don’t want to discuss with employers. I don’t want to talk about that with my employer. That’s between me and my doctor,”she said in a new campaign ad for the reelection of President Obama. More »

Good Thing We Will Be Outearning Men In 25 Years, Since It Is More Expensive For Women To Just Exist

Good Thing We Will Be Outearning Men In 25 Years, Since It Is More Expensive For Women To Just Exist

The cover of Time Magazine this week discusses new data that shows that women are overtaking men as America’s breadwinners across industries. This not only great in the “I am woman, Hear me roar” sense but also because women just need more money to exist. Women pay more for basic hygeine products, cleaning our clothes, home mortgages, health insurance, cars and car repairs, according to a new report in Marie Claire magazine. More »