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Thank You, Richard Nixon

For signing Title X — thereby providing family planning services to low income families and individuals — into law. More specifically, thank you for doing so to fulfill the promise that “no American woman should be denied access to family

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How to Talk About Sex… and Books… at School

So. I’m lucky enough to have a local “Friends of the Library” organization that holds monthly book sales for super cheap. I’m talking regular prices of fifty cents to one dollar on the books I buy. Not counting the —

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She’s Gone Again

Small cream colored dog on a couch, staring out a window.

At the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona blog, writing about the HOPE program. That is, hormonal options — birth control — without a pelvic exam. I am also supposed to let you know that the link discusses sexual assault, in

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Obamacare, Birth Control, & Me

Today is the day. As part of the Affordable Care Act, insurers will have to cover some preventative services — birth control pills among them — without copays or cost-sharing, in the first plan year that begins on or after

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Stream of… What was I Saying Again?

This is another post in the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. Today’s prompt: Stream of Consciousness Day. Just write, don’t stop, don’t edit. Post! I’m writing now because I’m off of work for Good Friday. Or rather, I am

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Not Without Protest

Trust me, I realize how very crammed the state legislature is with people who advance frighteningly bigoted policies, particularly with respect to labor, education, and reproductive justice. I get it: I live here. Which is why it’s important for me

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Irresponsible

[Mentions sexual assault.] This post is part of Back Up Your Birth Control’s Blog for EC Day of Action. The theme of this year’s Day of Action is EC=BC, and it’s aimed at combating misinformation about emergency contraceptives. First, I

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