A Washington Post article covered the the First Lady’s speech on women and health care reform, and quoted NWLC President Marcia Greenberger: “She made the case, I have to say, in a way that I thought was more compelling than I ever had heard it made before.”
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month, and Kimberly Seals Allers wrote on Women's eNews about the high infant mortality rate among African-Americans and the factors affecting African-American women's health care during pregnancy, as well as overall racial disparities in health care (via Feministing).
Alex Blaze posted at the Bilerco Project about why health care reform is an issue for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Research indicates that LGBT people are more likely to be uninsured and to lack a regular health provider than the general population.
A new website was launched for pro-feminist men with articles and commentary about gender, sexuality and personal and social change.
At RH Reality Check, Julia Smith and Alan Whiteside wrote a critique of the recent New York Times Magazine section on women.
A study by Joseph Strayhorn of Drexel University College of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh found that teen birth rates in the U.S. are higher in states with more conservative religious beliefs (via Live Science).