There’s not a lot of good news in the sphere of reproductive rights! But even if each subsequent development in access to sexual education, contraception, and abortion is hair-tearing-ly frustrating, it’s really important that women know that they’re happening.

Too much anger, however, is unhealthy — so allow us to share all the news about threats to a woman’s autonomy in a way that won’t make your blood pressure skyrocket: In the grand tradition of dive bars everywhere, take each bit of reproductive health news with a Grist-curated chaser of something a little less awful.

Why should environmentalists care about reproductive rights? We’re so glad you asked! Watch this: