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This Week in Sex: Sweden Brings Tampons to Life Through Puppetry

This week, researchers confirm sexually transmitted Ebola, a survey finds Europeans women most likely to cheat, and Swedish TV tries to destigmatize sex using tampon puppets and singing penises.

This week, researchers confirm sexually transmitted Ebola, a survey finds Europeans women most likely to cheat, and Swedish TV tries to destigmatize sex using tampon puppets and singing penises.

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San Francisco’s Approach to HIV Is Working

San Francisco's multi-pronged approach to treating and preventing HIV has led to a dramatic change in that city, which was once a hotbed of the national HIV and AIDS epidemic.

San Francisco’s multi-pronged approach to treating and preventing HIV has led to a dramatic change in that city, which was once a hotbed of the national HIV and AIDS epidemic.

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South Carolina Mom Shows Homophobic Sex Education Isn’t a Thing of the Past

A mom in South Carolina was shocked to learn that what young people in her state hear about homosexuality in schools is biased, intolerant, and downright homophobic. But her state is not alone: At least eight states have laws that require teachers to present biased information about same-sex relationships.

A mom in South Carolina was shocked to learn that what young people in her state hear about homosexuality in schools is biased, intolerant, and downright homophobic. But her state is not alone: At least eight states have laws that require teachers to present biased information about same-sex relationships.

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Staceyann Chin Protests With Daughter Zuri in Support of Planned Parenthood

Poet and activist Staceyann Chin engages in a “living room protest” in support of Planned Parenthood with her young daughter, Zuri, and explains the importance of letting women decide what to do with their own bodies.

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Getting Their Groove Back: Cancer Survivors Discuss Sexual Health and Well-Being

"Nobody warned me," Emily, a pseudonym, told RH Reality Check. "They don’t tell you what's normal recovering and you're left to wonder, 'Am I okay? When do I call the doctor and when do I just suffer?'"

“Nobody warned me,” Emily, a pseudonym, told RH Reality Check. “They don’t tell you what’s normal recovering and you’re left to wonder, ‘Am I okay? When do I call the doctor and when do I just suffer?'”

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Fuzzy Math: Why the ‘Sex Calculator’ Is a Harmful Gimmick

The old trope of "you've had sex with everyone your partner has had sex with and everyone their partners had sex with" got a fancy website this week. But the math is useless, unless your goal is to shame someone for their sex life.

The old trope of “you’ve had sex with everyone your partner has had sex with and everyone their partners had sex with” got a fancy website this week. But the math is useless, unless your goal is to shame someone for their sex life.

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New Study Has Hopeful Findings for HIV Prevention

A new study found that no one taking pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV became infected over the course of three years. But the rates of other STIs were still high.

A new study found that no one taking pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV became infected over the course of three years. But the rates of other STIs were still high.

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Family Planning, Sex Education Resources Could Empower Marginalized Groups—So What Gives?

If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization of women of color’s pregnancies.

If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization of women of color’s pregnancies.

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White House PSA: Sex Without Consent Isn’t Sex

As part of the It’s On Us campaign launched last September, the Obama administration has released a new public service announcement on the importance of affirmative consent before engaging in sexual activities.

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‘Female Viagra’ Sounds Promising, But Might Not Be All It’s Cracked Up To Be

A new drug promising to help women restore lost libido has been approved by the FDA. But is it just a bill of goods? And does the marketing of this actually hurt the cause of women's sexual freedom?

A new drug promising to help women restore lost libido has been approved by the FDA. But is it just a bill of goods? And does the marketing of this actually hurt the cause of women’s sexual freedom?

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