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Three on Virginity, Ideals and Regrets

How can you become a virgin again?  Can you become a virgin again? Why keep using that term at all, and keep trying to make sense out of a freamework we know often just isn’t sensible?

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Can a Lesbian Have Sex With a Dyke?

Or: How Good Consent & Communication is the Answer to (Almost) Everything for Everyone.

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Notes From A Workshop: Gender, Dating & Technology

Gender, dating and technology: how can these be used to make national sexuality education curricula and activities more inclusive and appropriate for the community present?

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Texas to Consider “Traditional Values Centers” at State Universities

The Texas House passed an amendment requiring a university that has a “gender and sexuality center” to equally fund a center that teaches, ahem, “traditional values.”

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Do These Pants Make Me (Look) Trans?

Gender and gender identity are complex and diverse: there’s not just one way of being a girl, being trans gender, and those also aren’t your only choices. So how do you figure out where you’re at when the little boxes don’t seem to fit?

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Get Real! Untangling a Gender Attraction and Relationship Tangle

Whether we’re talking about someone we want to have sex with, someone we want to call a boyfriend/girlfriend — or both — the key is to be true to yourself and about yourself.

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Teens Talk Gender and Sexuality and Hollywood Listens

A film contest results in production by Hollywood professionals of three scripts written by female teen authors exploring the powerful and damaging messages about what it means to be male.

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U.S. Policy Ignores the Reproductive Rights of HIV-positive Women

The U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy fails to address and promote the reproductive rights of HIV-positive women beyond the limited goal of reducing mother-to-child transmission.

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A Pill to Prevent HIV? What the New iPrEx Results Mean for Women

Proof that PrEP works – that there is, literally, a pill can help to prevent HIV — is an extraordinary breakthrough, as was the news received last summer that an effective vaginal microbicide had been identified.  But what does a study focused on people engaging in rectal-penile sex have to do with women and their reproductive health?  There are many ways to answer that question — some of them cause for celebration and some reasons for real concern.

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Black Girl Project

The Black Girl Project premiere screening, coctail and panel discussion Friday August 27, 2010.

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