Lauren Thompson writes an op-ed article for the Washington Post.


KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct 6, 2017) —


A century ago, women fought for access to contraception. The Trump administration threatens to undo their work. Lauren MacIvor Thompson writes about why "Affordable birth control is essential to women's health" in a perspective piece for the Washington Post.

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Lauren MacIvor Thompson is an Assistant Professor of History (Limited-Term) at Kennesaw State University and a Visiting Fellow in the Georgia State University - College of Law. She earned her Ph.D. from GSU in May 2016. Her current book project focuses on the legal and medical history of the birth control movement in the United States, and its relationship to the broader women's movement in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.