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Secret Life of the Famous American Teenager

You may recall that Jamie Lynn Spears shocked her fans in 2007 when she announced that she was pregnant.  This week, Jamie Lynn has an essay in Glamour Magazine describing her experiences, and it’s really worth reading. 

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The Media on Rihanna: Love Doesn’t Hurt, But Abuse Is Complicated

A growing number of people in the media seek to dissolve the myth of women’s culpability in violent relationships. But the question that is asked most often of the Rihanna/Chris Brown story is “Why did she stay?” rather than “Why did he do it?”

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VIDEO: The Daily Show on “The Gender Card” and Palin

It’s been seen by more than two million people online already and this hilarious Daily Show take on "The Gender Card" is well worth watching.

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Sisterhood of the Maternity Pants

The take-home message from the teen pregnancy boom in Gloucester is clear: we must be prepared to talk openly and honestly about sexuality with our ‘tween and teen children.

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Jamie Lynn Spears Painful Truth

The celebri-net is buzzing with the news that Jamie Lynn Spears is (no way!) “afraid” of giving birth.

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Their Bodies, Our Business: The Celebrity Pregnancy Craze

Is it any surprise that we’ve co-opted celebrity wombs? Consider the fact that most women’s bodies, even ordinary ones, are still considered public property by many. Maybe what celebrities go through is just what most of us do, except with more cameras.

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Cult of Celebrity Pregnancy Ignores Teen Realities

A “baby bump” is the season’s must-have hot accessory — unless you’re a teen role-model-in-training.

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