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The New View Campaign
 
The New View Campaign was formed in 2000 as a grassroots network to challenge the distorted and oversimplified messages about sexuality that the pharmaceutical industry relies on to sell its new drugs.

The pharmaceutical industry wants people to think that sexual problems are simple medical matters, and it offers drugs as expensive magic fixes. But sexual problems are complicated, sexuality is diverse, and no drug is without side effects.

The goal of the New View Campaign is to expose biased research and promotional methods that serve corporate profit rather than people's pleasure and satisfaction. The Campaign challenges all views that reduce sexual experience to genital biology and thereby ignore the many dimensions of real life.

The New View Campaign is devoted to education, activism, and empowerment. We invite you to benefit from the information on this website, and we invite your support and participation.


Laughing Sage Wellness Group
 
Laughing Sage Wellness Group
Laughing Sage Wellness Group offers a revolutionary model of health support for women in their reproductive years. Recognizing that the menstrual and sexual health concerns of younger women result from hormonal imbalances, Laughing Sage counselors use food medicinally to nurture, balance, and heal the foundation of a woman's hormonal system, instead of masking or eliminating it with drugs or surgery. Our holistic health group pairs clients with insightful and compassionate counselors who are trained experts in holistic nutrition and women' self-care. We serve as a virtual women's health center, working nationally with women by phone and online.

Fertility Awareness Center   Fertility Awareness Center
The Fertility Awareness Center has been teaching women and couples since 1981.Fertility Awareness is a system by which a woman can identify the days of her cycle that are fertile. If she does not have unprotected intercourse on those days, she cannot become pregnant. Thus, the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) can be used as a very safe and effective method of contraception ("birth control"). Fertility Awareness can also help you achieve and maintain pregnancy. By charting your cycle, you can tell if you are ovulating on a regular basis, and identify your fertile days so that intercourse can be timed optimally. At the website, you will find information about the method itself, as well as how you can learn it.

Justisse-Healthworks   Justisse-Healthworks
Justisse-Healthworks' mission is to teach every woman how to independently observe, chart, and make sense of her menstrual cycle events. Their visions is that all women, from puberty to menopause, will know how to independently make sense of their menstrual cycle events, and so be fully empowered to make informed choices that will preserve their sexual and reproductive health.

The Fistula Foundation   The Fistula Foundation
The Fistula Foundation is dedicated to the treatment and prevention of obstetric fistula through support of the programs of Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia.

tampaction campaign   Student Action Environmental Coalition: Tampaction Campaign
The Tampaction Campaign is a national, youth led effort to eradicate the use of unhealthy, unsustainable tampons and pads, institutionalize sustainable alternatives into our schools and communities, and infuse healthy attitudes surrounding menstruation into our culture's consciousness. We're letting the world know that bleedin' can be everyone's issue. In doing so, we work to destroy patriarchal taboos, end environmental degradation caused by disposable tampons and pads, and promote vaginal and menstrual health.

vulvodynia support

  Have you experienced vagina pain that you can't explain? - you may be suffering from Vulvodynia. Complaints range from burning, stinging, swelling, itching, irritation and rawness of the female genitalia; however, Vulvodynia pain is highly individualized. The condition varies in persistence and location. If you suffer from Vulvodynia and you're looking for support, check out vulvodyniasupport.com, a web site is run by a Vulvodynia sufferer "who decided it was time to take the bull by the horns!

the red spot

  "...The Red Spot is a gathering place for the knowledge and experience that women gain about their periods over time, not a medical resource. I am not a doctor and do not give out medical advice, nor do I guarantee the effectiveness of any home remedies found in these pages..."

the body image project

  Beauty as a relative concept
This project, started in late 1993, utilizes art to show what we, as human beings, really do look like. It consists of finished casts taken directly from a person's body.

real women project

  "...In 1998 three women; Dr. Donna Brooks-a retired ob-gyn physician, Cathy Conheim-a psychotherapist, and Dr. Barbara Levy - a practicing gynecologist, gathered to share thoughts and pose this question " If we could change one thing in women's health in the next century that would impact women the most, what would it be?" The idea was clear and instantaneous- and it was then that the Real Women project was born..."

bodyicon

  Kim DixonKIM Dixon, Tiffany Kary and Dan Maccarone may have issues with their bodies. But they have much bigger issues with the corporate manipulation of body image.

bleed

  the infamous menstrual diary

planned parenthood

  "...Founded in 1916, Planned Parenthood is the world's largest and oldest voluntary family planning organization. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to the principles that every individual has a fundamental right to decide when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved..."

the center for reproductive law and policy

  "...The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy (CRLP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting women’s equality worldwide by guaranteeing reproductive rights as human rights. Reproductive rights, the foundation for women’s self-determination over their bodies and sexual lives, are critical to all women’s ability to achieve their full potential..."

health and age

  "...We believe that aging - so long considered as something unpleasantly inevitable to be ignored for as long as possible - is a process that should be examined, and exploited, for all the positive aspects that it can offer..."

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