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Learning and Teaching About HIV and AIDS: Video Resources for World AIDS Day

A list of resources for educators and parents for World AIDS Day.

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What Does Dr. Oz Know About HPV? If His Show Is Any Indication, Not Much

Dr. Oz’s segment on HPV left much to be desired. It didn’t speak to all people at risk of HPV and cervical cancer, and deep ignorance was on display in the comments of some so-called expert panelists.

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How To Pay Homage To and Honor Henrietta Lacks?

How may we examine how we’ve benefitted from something horrific that we had nothing to do with but that allows for our existence today?

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Soy Poderosa Because I Recognize My Power is Vast & Limitless

The Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice blog carnival asked us to reflect on “Soy poderosa porque…” (“I’m powerful because…”).

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Is the Brain Really the Most Sexual Part of Our Bodies?

The popular phrase “the brain is the most sexual part of the body” leaves me with lots of unanswered questions. 

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Are We Ready To Trust Black Men When They Speak?

New qualitative research study, You & Me, shares findings that Black men who have sex with men use condoms more often than was thought. Many are questioning if they are telilng the truth about their practices. What does this say about us as providers and educators?

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Abortion, Reality TV, and Women of Color

What new series has an unplanned pregnancy, abortion discussion, and centers women of Color? Are we ready to use the forms of popular culture that offer us opportunities to explore these topics with our communiites?

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An Open Letter to White People in the Sexuality/Sexology Field

A letter inspired by an encounter I recently had with a racially white person in the field who is planning a new project/program that does not include people of Color, with disabilities, who are youth or trans* identified. The letter is one filled with the same arguments I, and many other people of Color, have been making to racially white people in the field for years.

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What Will It Take To End Cervical Cancer?

A list of what it will take to end cervical cancer.

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Discussing Justin Bieber (But Really Talking About How We Treat Young Mothers)

A suggestion on how to discuss teen pregnancy, paternity, and young mothers that intersects with Justin Bieber’s media attention.

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