Category Sexual Health

Buying Sperm: Canada’s Ethical Tension

Natalie Martin argues that buying sperm from the US while outlawing the purchase of sperm from donors within Canada just doesn’t make sense.

Dignity and Adolescents’ Autonomy

Julien Brisson argues for an autonomy-based deontological approach to the topic of adolescent access to sexual and reproductive health services.

PEI is Now a Leader in Reproductive Health Care

Martha Paynter reports on the current state of access to abortion and comprehensive reproductive health services in Prince Edward Island.

Fetal Tissue Research and Abortion: Related and Conflated

Andrew Allen considers the impact of contemporary politics on fetal tissue research policy in the U.S. and warns that ethical decision-making about health is difficult when politics interferes.

The Unintended Outcomes of Mis-Measuring Unintended Pregnancies

Megan Nichole Poole and Alana Cattapan show that there is an important and ongoing need for accurate, up-to-date information about rates of unintended pregnancy in Canada.