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Title: Do Women Need Their Own Viagra?
Date: 12/18/2014
Description: Long and thorough, though typical, analysis of FSD situation with lots of links to other pieces. Probably good for students.
Author: Jacoba Urist
Source: The Atlantic
URL: visit link

Title: How the sexual pharmaceutical industry tried to hijack the FDA
Date: 12/2/2014
Description: OpEd by Vancouver sociologist and New Viewer Thea Cacchioni describing her experiences at the October FDA meeting
Author: Thea Cacchioni
Source: Straight.com (Vancouver)
URL: visit link

Title: FDA should not approve sex drug for women
Date: 12/1/2014
Description: Op-Ed by New Viewer Hicks on her experiences at the October FDA meeting.
Author: Karen Hicks
Source: Allentown Morning Call
URL: visit link

Title: Pleasure in a Pill?
Date: 11/24/2014
Description: Lengthy magazine article about FSD featuring patients who love their drugs but also covers eventhescore campaign, the FDA hearing and NVC critical voices.
Author: Virginia Sole-Smith
Source: Marie Claire magazine
URL: visit link

Title: Pink Viagra: Sex for Pleasure, for Profit, or Both?
Date: 11/23/2014
Description: Seems critical of "distortions" in L.A.Times op-ed, though says he agrees with all the points. However, takes issue with NVC slogan "sex for our pleasure or their profit." Seems to feel you can have both!
Author: Stephen Snyder
Source: Psychology Today blog
URL: visit link

Title: Multi million dollar race to find a pink viagra
Date: 11/22/2014
Description: Comprehensive and well researched Australian overview of the pink Viagra story including the eventhescore campaign and runup to the FDA meeting.
Author: Julia Medew
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
URL: visit link

Title: Why Doesn't a Viagra Equivalent Exist for Women?
Date: 11/19/2014
Description: Excellent overview of FDA hearing with many links to original documents. Good mention of NVC and allies.
Author: Rachel Waldon
Source: OurBodiesOurselves Blog
URL: visit link

Title: Is Pink Viagra a Sham Drug Top Experts Think So
Date: 11/18/2014
Description: Coverage of L. A. Times op-ed. Asks Sexologist Debby Herbenick of Kinsey to vet the claims and she supports them.
Author: Amy Rushlow
Source: Yahoo Health online
URL: visit link

Title: The drug companies that are using feminism against you
Date: 11/16/2014
Description: Feminist writes support of our op-ed in the Los Angeles Times
Author: Miri Forbes
Source: Daily Life.com blog
URL: visit link

Title: Viagra for Women: Medical Miracle or Snake Oil?
Date: 11/14/2014
Description: Good coverage of Los Angeles Times op-ed and eventhescore campaign.
Author: Kate Dries
Source: Jezebel online
URL: visit link

Title: Op-Ed: The sham drug idea of the year: "pink Viagra"
Date: 11/14/2014
Description: Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times criticizing (and exposing) the "eventhescore" campaign sponsored by Sprout Pharmaceuticals. Only the 2nd major op-ed in New View history - big media response (as well as vitriol from eventhescore supporters).
Author: Ellen Laan and Leonore Tiefer
Source: Los Angeles Times
URL: visit link

Title: The FDA Hesitation to Approve Female Sexual Dysfunction Drugs Is not About Sexism
Date: 11/13/2014
Description: Lengthy analysis of Myths and Facts about eventhescore campaign to blame FDA for failure to approve FSD drugs
Author: CoCo Jervis
Source: RH Reality Check
URL: visit link

Title: FDA ponders female low-libido drug. Again
Date: 10/30/2014
Description: Solid overview of FDA hearing on female sexual dysfunction
Author: Marie McCullough
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
URL: visit link

Title: Lehigh University professor urges caution in federal review of sexual drugs for women
Date: 10/27/2014
Description: Coverage of Day 1 of FDA hearing on female sexual dysfunction featuring interview with NVC Karen Hicks
Author: Laura Olson
Source: Allentown Morning Call
URL: visit link

Title: FDA Public Workshop On Female Sexual Dysfunction
Date: 10/27/2014
Description: Available only to subscribers, but listed here because it is the most complete and objective report of the meeting. PDF available from New View or ltiefer@mindspring.com
Author: Lynn Peterson
Source: Trends in Medicine p 1 -19
URL: visit link

Title: Women Press FDA to Encourage Sexual Dysfunction Drugs
Date: 10/27/2014
Description: Coverage of Day 1 of the FDA meeting on female sexual dysfunction. Reporter gives accurate depiction of the patients, what they said and who paid them to attend..
Author: Thomas Burton
Source: Wall Street Journal
URL: visit link

Title: Big Pharma Urges Women to Fight for Access to Harmful Pill
Date: 10/27/2014
Description: Thorough look at eventhescore campaign, with quotes from Cacchioni, Hicks and Moynihan. One of the few pieces to actually go into medicalization as it refutes eventhescore.
Author: Mara Kardas-Nelson
Source: Truth-Out investigative online
URL: visit link

Title: Evening the score on sex drugs: feminist movement or marketing masquerade?
Date: 10/17/2014
Description: 20 minute audio interview or pdf available from ltiefer@mindspring.com. Investigative reporter shows Eventhescore supporters clueless about flibanserin science and rely on Sprout-paid consultants. Essential piece.
Author: Ray Moynihan
Source: British Medical Journal
URL: visit link

Title: Is the FDA Sexist? Regulators Pressed to OK Drugs for Female Sex Problem
Date: 7/8/2014
Description: Wall Street Journal challenges the facts behind Sprout Pharmaceuticals' "Even the Score" campaign
Author: Ed Silverman
Source: Wall Street Journal blog
URL: visit link

Title: Advocates crusade for gender equality in treating sexual dysfunction
Date: 7/7/2014
Description: Crticism of "Even the Score" PR campaign that claims FSD drugs are lacking because of "gender bias" at the FDA
Author: Marie McCullough
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
URL: visit link

Title: Waking up to the medicalization of Sex
Date: 6/20/2014
Description: Strong, brief 4 page personal introduction to medicalization of sex and new view activism.
Author: Leonore Tiefer
Source: Hysteria Issue #3
URL: visit link

Title: How to handle FDA rejection
Date: 4/6/2014
Description: Investigation of Sprout Pharmaceutical company engineered campaign to challenge the alleged gender bias at FDA that has inhibited approval of FSD drugs.
Author: Paul Thacker
Source: Slate
URL: visit link

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