Sarah Van Name
Sarah Van Name

Here’s the Worst Health Advice a Woman Could Ever Get

Crisis pregnancy centers dispense dangerous, false information about sex, abortion, and pregnancy, but that's not all they're doing wrong.


Gay Marriage Legal States: In a State Known For Lunatic Republicans, This City Legalized Gay Marriage

One city is defying state law and allowing couples to register civil unions with the city. What does this mean for couples navigating conflicting state, federal, and city statutes?

Guess How Many Video Games Feature Female Protagonists?

It turns out - surprise! - that there aren't many female protagonists in video games. That's indicative of a bigger problem of misogyny and sexism in the gaming community.

Military Sexual Assault: Does John McCain Really Think Women Should Stay Out Of the Military? No.

Media outlets are reporting that McCain is telling women to stay out of the armed forces until the problem of sexual assault is solved. But I think that they're misrepresenting his words.

'The Bachelorette' Recap: Desiree Hartsock Slut-Shames in First Episode

Reality star Desiree Hartsock slut-shamed other women when she stood up for herself during the premiere of "The Bachelorette," and that's not okay.

Sarah Dessen 'The Moon and More': Will New Book Have Feminist Characters?

Most of her YA books follow the same pattern: girl meets boy, they fall in love, problems are solved. But there's more to these books than just teenage romances.