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There’s been lots of talk, but when will we actually be able to get birth control pills without a prescription?


The Pill - Progestin-only , the pill, birth control, provider perspective, public policy

In recent years there’ve been plenty of headlines about the birth control pill becoming available over the counter. There has even been a proposal about it in Congress. But what does all of this actually mean for women who use the pill?

Sweet! You can order the pill or EC online and help another woman get birth control at the same time.


The Pill - Progestin-only , emergency contraception, the pill, cost, problem solving, health, news, activism, culture

Now there’s a pioneering project making prescription birth control accessible online. It’s called PRJKT RUBY, and it lets women (ages 18 and up) order the pill, mini-pill, and ella emergency contraception online without having to physically visit a health care provider.