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Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 5 Things You Can Do

TweetToday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. I could (and will, sigh, later in the post) cite some scary and infuriating statistics about the presence of HIV/AIDS in the black community. It’s true that HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects people of color, not only in the U.S. but around the world. And there are a number of [...]
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Breaking: Obama administration proposes new contraception mandate policy

TweetThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has just announced the White House’s new proposal to maintain American women’s access to contraception without co-pays while appeasing employers who object to providing such insurance on religious grounds. The new rules would expand what organizations can qualify for the previously-established religious exemption but, like previous [...]
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New Planned Parenthood campaign “Not in Her Shoes” seeks to go beyond ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ labels [Video]

Tweet Over the weekend we highlighted new polls which show that Americans are dissatisfied with the labels “pro-life” and “pro-choice” and reported that Parenthood hopes to move beyond them in the future. Lots of smart people had interesting takes on this including Anna North at Buzzfeed and Amanda Marcotte on Slate. If you’re like me, [...]
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Romney clarifies that he would “be a pro-life president” and “immediately” defund Planned Parenthood

Tweet Noted flip-flopper and presidential candidate Mitt Romney is having to clarify his position on abortion. On Tuesday, after mansplaining to a lady reporter from the Des Moines Register about what women voters really care about, Romney had this to say: “There’s no legislation with regards to abortion that I’m familiar with that would become [...]
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What We Missed

TweetMichelle Obama breaks a record by delivering a speech written at a twelfth grade level. It makes sense, since she and her husband treat women like adults, while Ann and her husband treat us like children. A gay veteran busts Mitt Romney. In a Tennessee county, defunding Planned Parenthood caused women’s services to drop by [...]
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