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Why 27% of Scottish students think No means Yes

TweetA recent study of 1,000 students published by the Scottish Government reveals that 27% of Scottish teens believe that when a girl says no she doesn’t really mean it. The finding highlights that the problem with sex education curricula isn’t restricted to simply the US. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: Birth control efficacy

TweetSo, a few disclaimers. Huff Po put together an infographic on women’s birth control use and misconceptions about various methods’ efficacy based on new data from the American College of Nurse-Midwives. There are some problems here. I don’t like that the focus is solely on women because not all people who can get pregnant are [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Chloe and Alexandra A guide for journos interviewing survivors of sexual violence. Indigenous communities in Canada compile their own database on missing and murdered women. Peggy Olson should be the star of “Masters of Sex.” “and expected me to be proud of you because you were going to ‘dismantle the system from within’” New [...]
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Israel’s theocratic sex-ed problem

TweetIn an age of religious strife and division, it is truly heart-warming to how organized religions, regardless of their denomination, can share in the wonderful tradition of undermining science and education. As many know, the Christian religious right frequently rears its head to oppose teaching things like evolution, or the Age of Enlightenment, or how [...]
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Watch: “20 Condoms” for repro justice

TweetThe Oakland-based reproductive justice group Forward Together has released an awesome mini-remix of Macklemore’s hit “Thriftshop.” The great video advocates for safe, protected sex and frequent STI tests without any of the preachiness or scaremongering I remember from my middle school sex ed days/that scene in Mean Girls. Check out the video below (transcript after [...]
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