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USA Squeamish About UN Guidelines

Looks like the US is once again living up to it’s Puritan roots.

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Clandestine Contraception in Kenya

Kenyan women are still suffering at the hands of a male-dominated birth
control system.

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Gender Testing and Women’s Sports

Testing 18-year-old South African athlete Caster Semenya to determine
whether or not she is female is the latest demonstration of the way
societies are unable to accept that gender is fluid and people are not
always "one or the other."

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Cheap Tests Just As Good

Cheap pregnancy tests in Britain have been proven to be as accurate as more expensive versions.

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Focus on the Family Still Doesn’t Understand Abortion

Not surprisingly, Focus
on the Family doesn’t support the one thing that would help reduce the number
of abortions in this country – comprehensive sex education.

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Afghan Women Face Strict New Law

According to a troubling story out of Kabul today, the rights of Shiite women living in Afghanistan—and
the relationships they have with their husbands—are significantly curtailed by a
bill signed by Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

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Oklahoma Abortion Law Challenged

Next Tuesday, an Oklahoma judge will decide whether or not a
woman seeking an abortion will be made to see her sonogram, and have it described out loud to her, before she is able to receive the procedure.

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“Family Guy” Holds Back

Could Family Guy possibly have gone too far? The show,
created by off-color comedian Seth MacFarlane, made its name by taking on
issues not often touched by other animated sitcoms.

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VIDEO: Are You a Man Or a Woman?

Whenever someone
inadvertently finds out that my brother is transgendered, the slew of questions
inevitably begins. “Why did he transition? What was he like as a girl? Did you
think there was something wrong with him?”

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IUDs Now A-OK?

I’ve been looking for a new form of birth control for a while. The pill
never really interested me—I was on it for nearly a year in high
school, but the side effects, along with actually remembering to take
it—made it more difficult than helpful.

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