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The Newsweek Article: Reflections by a Young Prochoice Activist

I’ve pretty much devoted my college career to making a ruckus for reproductive justice. So imagine my surprise when I read Newsweek’s piece suggesting the next generation doesn’t think abortion rights need defending.

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AIDS On the Rise Among Cuban Youth: Do We Care Enough?

HIV infections are on the rise among Cuban youth.  But the problem is not that youth don’t care about their future, the problem is that we don’t care about their future.

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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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Love Letter

Heather Corinna’s explorative and gorgeous treatise on Love, with a capital "L", for young people (but, believe us, it’s a must-read for all ages!).

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Appropriations Bill Marks Victory for Sexual Health, But Vigilance by Advocates Is Needed

Important gains for sexual health realized in this week’s appropriations bill can only be sustained through the constant vigilance of the advocacy community.

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From Another Young Woman: The Reproductive Rights Movement Must Look Forward, Not Backward

To keep attracting young people to the movement, relying on the fear of a return to a harrowing past isn’t enough. And it minimizes the essential work that is yet to be done in order to achieve true reproductive justice.

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Believe It or Not: Global Leaders Mark World AIDS Day With No Mention of Youth

Last week I attended a World AIDS Day Event at the World Bank. Yet despite the fact that in many countries young people are at greatest risk of HIV and there are 3 billion people under 25 worldwide, not one expert mentioned youth.

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From a Young Woman to (Some) of the ‘Menopausal Militia’

Shelby responds to Rebecca Sive’s post in her reader diary.

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Parental Notice Law Not a Political Compromise

Quite the contentious issue, the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act has never been enacted due to a court injunction — until now. The law, scheduled to go into effect yesterday, now remains in political limbo pending a lawsuit and considerations from a regulation department.

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Learning about safer sex in Eastern Europe: younger is better

How can you tell if someone needs more sex and relationships education?

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