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Using Rape as a Weapon of War Should Cross Every International Red Line

Rape is not just a physical, violent act perpetrated against one victim. It is an assault on humanity. The victim suffers not just from physical …

5 Life-Saving Body Checks Women Should Do Regularly

While you probably know how to examine your breasts every month to catch the first signs of breast cancer, you may not realize that there are a lot of other checks that can help make sure your body’s in tip-top shape. These regular self-exams will often reveal any obvious red flags way quicker than …

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Making Primary Care Trans-Friendly

The medical knowledge needed to treat transgender people is not particularly complex, but patients still often struggle to find doctors who are prepared to treat them.<p>Two days after the 2016 presidential election, Isabel Lowell appeared on a panel at the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians annual …

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Female candidates of all ethnicities and races face fundraising challenges

When Victoria Neave was 18, she remembers watching a Latina run for Congress in North Texas and thinking, "If she can do it, I can do it."<p>Now 36 and …

'13 Reasons Why' Made Tony a Gay, Latinx, Catholic Teen — Here's Why That Matters

He is a major step for representation.<p><i>In this op-ed, writer John Paul Brammer explores the nuances of 13 Reasons Why's Tony Padilla, and why his struggle with machismo is a crucial part of his story.</i><p>When we first meet Tony Padilla (played by Christian Navarro) in Netflix’s gripping new series <i>13</i> …

'Girls & Sex' And The Importance Of Talking To Young Women About Pleasure

Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to adolescent sexuality, the subject of girls' pleasure is often left unspoken. <i>Originally broadcast March 29, 2016.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli editor of the website TV Worth Watching sitting in for Terry …

The curious political effect of men losing their breadwinner role

There's something about money and men.<p>Researchers have long shown a link between men's identities and their income: Men tend to work more hours if faced with the threat of their wife earning as much as they do. When men make less money than their wives, they tend to do less housework, not more. And …

Why Birth Control Pills Might Be Making You Feel Bad

For many women, birth control pills provide huge benefits. They protect against unplanned pregnancies, can reduce symptoms of PMS and other hormonal …

Men use sexist and homophobic jokes due to insecurity over their masculinity, study claims

There is a certain man who thinks it’s funny to suggest a woman get back in the kitchen. Or tells her not to cry when something goes slightly awry. …

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