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What Is Healthy Sexual Development?

Depending on your view, the answer to that question might seem really obvious or very tricky and hazy. However, it’s a phrase and concept that’s bandied about a lot, yet is rarely explained.  A group of Australian researchers finally defined it clearly and holistically.

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NY Post’s Shameful AIDS Coverage

I’m appalled by a heinously reported piece in the New York Post that uses HIV as a salacious hook to a story that is not–and should not–be about HIV.

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Schwarzenegger, Strauss-Kahn and The Media’s Groping Problem

Regarding the news that Arnold Schwarzenegger is getting divorced, in part because he fathered a child with a woman not his wife, Conor Friedersdorf at The Atlantic writes, “I’ve yet to encounter anyone surprised by the news.

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Welcome to the New RH Reality Check

I am proud to introduce to you a fresh, new RH Reality Check! This latest incarnation of the leading daily reproductive and sexual health and justice publication comes just ahead of our five year anniversary. 

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Violence and Media

Homaira Rahman, an Afghan-American, was found face down on the sidewalk as her blood pooled around her and slowly soaked into her chiffon shirt. 

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Faking, Farewell!

If you’ve been faking orgasm and want help on how to come clean and have a talk about it that’ll lay the groundwork for a better sex life that’s about and allows for what’s real, we’ve got you covered.

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Afternoon Roundup: Kanye West’s Abortion Tweet Annoys Lily Allen (And Many Others)

Kanye West’s bad-mood-producing abortion tweet; NYC’s racist, anti-choice billboard; the Tea Party’s “we’re not interested in the culture wars” culture-war agenda setting thus far; and midwifery saves money!

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Syphilis Screening: Missing the Forest for the Trees

A public relations debacle for a new class of syphilis tests is unwarranted, and really just a case of bad spin.

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(UPDATED) Rolling Stone Asks Justin Bieber About Abortion and Rape? Oh, Thank God!

Rolling Stone’s upcoming issue featuring 15 year-old pop star Justin Bieber asks the hard-hitting questions I need to know. Does Bieber believe I have the right to an abortion?

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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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