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A Complicated Delivery: G8 Commits $5 billion to Maternal and Child Health But Big Questions Remain

The first day of the G8 Summit answered some of the questions advocates have raised about Canada’s signature G8 initiative, The Muskoka Initiative for maternal and child health. But important gaps remain.

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Get Real! Sex, Period? Yes!

There’s nothing about having a menstrual period which makes it impossible or even difficult for a woman to have any kind of sex.

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Disability Dharma: What Including & Learning From Disability Can Teach (Everyone) About Sex

Being inclusive of disability and persons with disability in sex education, our sexualities and sex lives is critical because it and we are part of human sexuality and sexuality is part of those of us with disability.

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What I Didn’t Know About Sexual Health: Reflections From a New Perch

We are losing the battle on sexually transmitted infections in the United States, a loss that will have grave implications for public health.  And in the first few months of my new job as executive director of the National Coalition of STD Directors, I’ve learned some things that will help us be more effective in this battle, if we take heed.

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What Do You Think About Casual Sex?

RH Reality Check’s beloved expert on sex and young people needs your help! Heather Corinna is on the prowl for some great information for a study on multi-generational attitudes and experiences about casual sex. Can you help?

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Youth Lead Advocacy For Sexual and Reproductive Health

Youth advocates at the 54th Commission on the Status of Women challenged a multi-generational, multinational audience to examine their own thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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The Smart Girl’s Guide to Spring Break

“Hooking up” is not in itself damaging to one’s psychological health, but you still need to take precautions to protect yourself, using tips from the “Smart Girl’s Guide” to Spring Break.

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On Valentine’s Day, Give the Gift of Conversation

Open conversations about sex are critical to a relationship but can also be difficult to initiate. So this Valentine’s Day, how can you make these conversations easier on yourself and your partner?

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STOKING FIRE: The Chastity-Prolife Connection

Generation Life’s mission, focused on the “chastity-prolife” connection, rests on the preaching of an ossified formula of gendered behavior that is both intensely rigid and rooted in fantasy.

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Friday Night Lights Abortion Plotline is Must-See TV

Two weeks ago, a DirecTV episode of Friday Night Lights very quietly made television history with a sensitive episode about abortion. As the Super Bowl approaches, with its Focus on the Family finger-wagging, we can look to FNL for reality.

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