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More Michigan Teens Becoming Infected with HIV

Michigan teenagers continue to become infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, at an alarming rate, Michigan health officials say.

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Get Real! Is My Foreskin Normal?

Having a foreskin or not having one does not make anyone more or less of a man or a bad or better lover. Both of those things are a lot more complex than just what kind of penis you have, and have little to do with anyone’s genitalia.

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Get Real! Is Oral Sex Natural, and Do Only People Do It?

Natural or manufactured, old or new, you get to decide what does and doesn’t work for you, what you are and are not comfortable with, what you do and don’t like.

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Burmese Migrants Rely on NGOs for Care and Supplies

Adolescent refugees from Burma living in Thailand rely on community-based organizations, pamphlets and posters for sexual and reproductive health information and supplies like condoms.

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Exit Strategy: Does Withdrawal Deserve Another Look?

A new study assessing the withdrawal method finds it is nearly as effective as condoms. Should we teach it to teenagers?

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Get Real! How Do You Masturbate?

In honor of Masturbation Month, Heather answers young women’s questions about sex for one.

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Can We Shame Our Way Out of Teen Pregnancy and Parenting?

A glittery panel discussion about teen pregnancy prevention shames teens who parent, treats girls as sexual gate-keepers and ignores dating violence and sexual coercion.

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Sex, Lies, and Federal Money

President Obama and Speaker Pelosi, if you have to throw a bone to the right wing, let it not be the bones of the youth who elected you. We just want the facts that can save our lives.

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Looking for Leaders: Grassroots Groups Push for Teen Pregnancy Prevention in Colorado

Policy change realized in Colorado’s sex education law is due in large part to the efforts of grassroots communities demanding safety nets for our youth and communities.

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Get Real! I’m a Sexual Abuse Survivor; How Do I Get OK With Being Intimate Again?

The very first thing I want to say, and want you to try hard to hear, is that you are not abnormal, nor are you some kind of basket case. You’re simply someone healing from a serious injury.

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