Bedsider Roundup: Zombie Apocalypse Edition

What does the zombie apocalypse have to do with birth control? It’s all about preparation.  So what better way to celebrate Halloween than with a zombie-themed addition to our Guy’s Guide to Birth Control series! Enjoy and share with your friends.

In other Bedsider news, we’ve got some new real stories and articles galore. Here are a few highlights.

The girl’s guide to getting emergency contraception. Bedsider intern Connor Davies went on a mission to buy emergency contraception pills three different ways and write an easy step-by-step guide based on her experiences.

Back to school birth control: 6 questions to answer Sharon Levin of the National Women’s Law Center tackled 6 things students should know about getting birth control.

Remote-controlled birth control? 16-year birth control that can be switched on and off by remote control?  Developers at MicroCHIPS in Massachusetts are working on it.

Getting charged for birth control? Look into it. Birth control should be completely covered by health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). That means no co-pays, no co-insurance, and no deductibles. Unfortunately not everyone seems to have gotten the memo.

So whatever combination of pumpkins, candy, trick-or-treating, costume parties, or scary movies you’re enjoying today, make sure you’re ready for anything. As Guy Nottadadi once said, it’s a wild world out there… 

Authored by: Liz Sabatiuk

Liz Sabatiuk is Senior Manager of Digital Media at The National Campaign. She’s responsible for developing and managing content for The National Campaign’s award winning website, Bedsider.org—a birth control support network for 18- to 29-year-olds. Liz works closely with consultants, content creators, and partners to produce engaging, medically accurate content that represents and extends the Bedsider brand. This includes everything from Bedsider feature articles to tumblr posts to the Guy’s Guide to Birth Control.

 

Liz began working at The National Campaign in 2008 for the Latino Initiative and co-authored the report Toward a Common Future: Latino Teens and Adults Speak Out About Teen Pregnancy. She earned a BA in English Literature from Goucher College and is currently working toward an MA in Communication, Culture & Technology at Georgetown University.

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