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In 2018, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health reached a major milestone: the beginning of its 50th year of publication. [email protected] celebrated this anniversary by revisiting and, well, putting in perspective archival materials that the journal’s editors consider highlights of its history.

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning Perspectives may be accessed through Wiley Online Library and JSTOR.

Title X: A Boon to Men, or a Barrier?

During the mid-1980s, family planning advocates might have wondered whether the Title X program was committed to improving men’s reproductive health. In 1982, the program stopped collecting data on services provided to men, on the grounds that such services were peripheral to those provided to...

June in [email protected]

Trite but true: For many years, men were the neglected “other half of the equation” in sexual and reproductive health research and care; they generally were not a priority at all or were prioritized only by virtue of being women’s partners. That began to change in the 1980s, owing to the...


Cover illustrations of Margaret Sanger © Matthew and Eve Levine