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Read one Texas abortion doctor’s scathing ultrasound informed consent form

In Texas, abortion doctors are required by law to perform an ultrasound and display and describe the image to their patient before the procedure. But the state can’t mandate that they be happy about this intrusion into the sacred doctor-patient relationship. 

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1 in 4 mothers in the US return to work within two weeks of childbirth

By now, you’re probably all well-versed in the US’s abysmal maternity leave policies. We know that this country is one of the only in the world without guaranteed paid parental leave, and that consequently only 13 percent of US workers have access to any paid family leave.

By now, you’re probably all well-versed in the US’s abysmal maternity leave policies. We know that this country is one of the only in the world without guaranteed paid parental leave, and ...

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Hillary Clinton “did what most white people do” when confronted by Black people

Black Lives Matter activist Elle Hearns appeared on CNN yesterday discussing the footage of Hillary Clinton’s response to BLM activists shut out of a campaign event in New Hampshire last week.

Black Lives Matter activist Elle Hearns appeared on CNN yesterday discussing the footage of Hillary Clinton’s response to BLM activists shut out of a campaign event in New Hampshire last week.

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Feministing Reads: “Sex Is A Funny Word” and the aesthetics of inclusivity

This article was originally published on the Community site. 

Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth’s new book, Sex Is A Funny Word (Seven Stories Press, 160pp, $17.96) is billed as a step forward in inclusivity in sex education for children.

This article was originally published on the Community site. 

Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth’s new book, Sex Is A Funny Word (Seven Stories Press, 160pp, $17.96) is billed as a step forward in inclusivity in sex education for ...

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