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Why a Sex Strike is Problematic

Alyssa Milano is the epitome of white feminism, and from her highly privileged platform as a celebrity and as the ACLU’s reproductive justice advocate (omg, why) she decided to respond to Georgia’s draconian abortion ban by purposing a sex strike.

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Toxic Period Products? Why More of us Should Care

Menstrual stigma can have a wide range of effects on young girls and women and can even influence how we care for our bodies and the products we choose to use. As a young girl I remember learning about the two ways to capture my blood flow: pads or tampons. 

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Getting Around the Impending Abortion Bans: An Open Letter to Readers

Let me start this letter with this: I am so, so sorry to those affected by the abortion bans that have been written into law. As a Canadian, I have the privilege to access an abortion, which I have…twice.

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Toxic Self-Care: 3 Myths On Taking Care of You

This Just In: Being A Person Is Hard!

As someone who works full-time, goes to university full-time, and volunteers every weekend, stress is a fact of life. This is true for high school students as well. In fact, half of the county’s high school students face a damaging level of stress on a daily basis.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Internet and Tech. Safety

Have you ever been harassed in the street? Received a crass message on a dating app? Had a coworker make a comment about your appearance that just didn’t sit right? You’re not alone. With the #MeToo movement, it’s easy to log onto Twitter or Facebook and see just how many women are victims of sexual harassment.

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In the Fight to Make the Pill Over-the-Counter, Teen Girls are Being Used as Pawns

NPR recently published an article titled “Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills Would be Safe for Teens, Researchers Say.” The title, however, is misleading because the article discusses the accessibility of birth control and only briefly touches on teen birth control usage—and safety.

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Your Period is not an Excuse for . . . Everything

Teen Vogue has been doing a lot of great journalistic work the past few years. Pieces like this one on Donald Trump gaslighting America, this one about post-election stress, and this one about the exorbitant amount Trump’s presidency will cost American taxpayers are helping expose a new generation of young people to politics and feminism.

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