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End Irresponsible Ejaculation: On Protecting The Sanctity Of Life

Anti-choice folks love to say that these laws aren’t about controlling and punishing a large portion of the population, they are about the sanctity of life. And life, according to those who are anti-choice, begins when sperm meets egg.

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How To Talk To Kids About Abortion

Talk to kids about abortion as one possible outcome of pregnancy.

Talk to kids about abortion as one possible outcome of pregnancy. Share reasons people might terminate their pregnancies and why choice is important.

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Self-Care Tips For GOP Senators

You, dear senators, have been busy trying to bring about the apocalypse, which doesn’t leave a lot of time for self-care. That’s why it’s imperative that these next four weeks be about one thing and one thing only: your self-care. Here are a few ideas to get you started

You, dear senators, have been busy trying to bring about the apocalypse, which doesn’t leave a lot of time for self-care.

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What 100 Days Of Trump Has Meant For Women

Donald Trump's first 100 days were not great for women's rights. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

The Trump administration seems determined to turn America back to the days of the 1950s. Unequal pay, gender-rating in insurance plans, less access to birth control, and a roll back of reproductive rights are all on the list. Here's what his first 100 days in office looked like for women's rights.

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Rep. Mary Lou Marzian: My Women’s History Month Shero

Representative Mary Lou Marzian

Women's History Month — it should be a celebratory time as women reflect on all they have accomplished.

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Women’s Healthcare Under Attack… Again

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It looked a lot like the photo in 2012. The one of the panel of white men testifying on the Affordable Care Act regulations calling for health coverage of contraception. It prompted New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney to ask indignantly, “Where are the women?”

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DIY Doula: Self-Care Before, During, & After Your Abortion


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During an election season that has centered on issues of reproductive health, the Doula Project’s forthcoming Zine,

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Our Schools And Doctors Don't Get That Contraception Goes Beyond The Pill

[M]any doctors aren’t properly educated on matters of sexual health. Image: Thinkstock.

While there are numerous contraceptives that fall under the umbrella of “birth control,” people in North America have many misconceptions surrounding their options in this sphere.

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I Visited Planned Parenthood For The First Time At Age 29

With almost a decade of various kinds of activism under my belt, I am more than familiar with the important work that Planned Parenthood does.

It had never occurred to me to visit [a Planned Parenthood].... And yet, in a culture where the rights and healthcare needs of people assigned female at birth are constantly under attack, it’s easy, even for someone like me, to have warped ideas about exactly what one will experience.

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11 Questions I Asked Myself During My First STD Scare

It's going to be OK! #STDAwareness month. Image: Thinkstock.

For some of us, our first real taste of adulthood comes from sitting alone in a clinic, waiting to get our ding-dongs tested.

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