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Rape Is Rape: Moving Rape Culture Out of Conversations About Sexual Assault

We all have a role to play in changing the conversation.

Here are some things we can all do to help change the conversation, literally, around sexual assault.

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The Meaning of Reproductive Justice: Simplifying a Complex Concept

Reproductive justice can’t be easily communicated in a sound bite or phrase. Does it matter?

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Planned Parenthood Gives Up the “Pro-Choice” Label: What Does It Mean for the Movement?

This week, Planned Parenthood announced it will let go of the “pro-choice” label, concerned that the pro-life/pro-choice framework for abortion doesn’t resonate with the general public that holds many more conflicting positions on abortion.

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Pro-choice Pregnancy and the Politics of Language

There are many things that are different about the experience of carrying a pregnancy to term versus choosing to terminate, but one place where you’ll often notice a stark difference is in language.

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The Clitoris, the Vagina and Orgasm: Feelings and Frameworks

Knowing the issues with clitoral versus vaginal orgasms in terms of history and the politics around women and sexuality, how do you rectify when orgasm feels different based on those different kinds of stimulation?

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The Rules of Ooohs and Ahhhs (Hint: there aren’t any)

Are you supposed to moan when having sex? If so, is there a technique to what you are saying or do you just do it?

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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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Gaga Fans: Please Explain

I don’t usually follow Lady Gaga, but the lyrics of a recent song contain language suggesting bias and discrimination against Latinos, transgendered and gay persons.

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Wishful Thinking? Two Republican Pro-Choice Groups Team Up

Via LifeNews, two Republican so-called “pro-abortion” (ahem) groups are teaming up in a fresh effort to defang the GOP’s stance on abortion and, as LifeNews put it, to “drag the party to the left.”

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