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Get Real: I’m Trapped In an Unhealthy Relationship and Don’t Know What to Do

How do you get out of an abusive situation and get yourself safe? By doing all you can to get sound help as soon as you can and to leave as safely as possible. It’s so easy to feel stuck in abuse or other unsafe situations, but we can get unstuck.

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What Women Deserve

Video and transcript of Sonya Renee Taylor performing her poem “What Women Deserve.”

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Maria Talks and Suddenly Lawmakers are Listening: The Controversy Over A Website Providing Sex Information for Teens

Maria Talks, a website with frank sexual health information for young people, suddenly has a lot of critics who think it’s too explicit. I talk with one of the websites creators to get her take on the site and the controversy.

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States Cut Juvenile Justice Budgets: Who Wins?

States across the country are closing youth prisons sending thousands of young people home. Yet, as almost none of the money saved will fund services they will, cutting them adrift.

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Youth in US Delaying Sexual Activity, What Does It Mean?

A new National Health Statistics Report suggests more youth are waiting to engage in sexual activity than were 5 years ago. What does this new data mean for our work?

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Get Real! Am I Stupid for Loving a Guy Who Only Wants Sex?

You can have conflicting feelings about someone but loving and being loved is about honoring and celebrating who we are and what we want.

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From Generation Roe to Generation Now

When my best friend faced an unintended and unwanted pregnancy, I made the choice to stand with her, and I have been an advocate for reproductive justice ever since. 

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World AIDS Day 2010: Important Progress, New Challenges

Fewer people worldwide are getting infected with HIV than a decade ago, and those infected are living longer. But declines in HIV infections are uneven and new infections still outpace new patients put on treatment by two to one. 

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Puerto Rican Youth In NYC: Outlook Not So Good

A recent report shows Puerto Rican youth living in NYC are not doing well in regard to work, education, and poverty. But the report itself leaves much to be desired.

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Youth Speak: Smart, Bold Advocacy Against HIV

Rachel Arinii Judhistari’s inclusion as the youngest speaker at the International AIDS Conference shows the renewed focus on the rights and needs of youth around the world.

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