Tag Archives: sexual health

Nearly 20 percent of Americans don’t know that first trimester abortion is legal

TweetAccording to a new study from the University of Cincinnati, residents of blue and red states are pretty much equally, scarily uninformed about abortion’s legality, risks, and prevalence. Here are the questions from the survey, followed by the percentage of respondents who answered correctly. Give it a shot and check the correct answers after the jump. What percentage [...]
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Ladies, you should probably masturbate more

TweetWomen. It’s time for your semi-regularly scheduled reminder that masturbating is fun and healthy and will not, in fact, cause hairy palms or whatever the hell the anti-sex brigade is claiming these days. Because if these numbers don’t lie, you could probably stand to be getting yourself off waaaaay more often… Tweet
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Infographic: The US’s anti-prostitution pledge is hindering the war on AIDS

TweetThe Nation has some interesting infographics on the effect of the US’s anti-prostitution pledge. The US provides nearly 60 percent of global funds to fight the AIDS epidemic–money that low-income countries absolutely depend on. But, as Melissa Gira Grant explains, for the last decade, it’s comes with the catch–pushed by conservative Rep. Chris Smith but supported by some [...]
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It’s STD Awareness Month: Get Yourself Tested!

TweetApril is National STD Awareness Month, which means it’s also the fifth annual GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign. 1 in 2 sexually active people will get an STD by the age of 25, and most won’t know it. So getting tested is super important. And it’s something that you kinda have to take responsibility for yourself. I think [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Pics via NYT. Leymah Gbowee, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Tawakkol Karman were (officially) awarded the Nobel Peace Price on Saturday. WOW. Lowe’s and tons of other companies have apparently pulled advertising from the reality show All-American Muslim after caving in to a blatantly bigoted campaign. At Feministing Community, Shaunna Thomas and Nita Chaudhary [...]
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