Tag Archives: stigma

I Had HPV and Lived to Tell the Tale

TweetAs a follow-up from Maya’s post yesterday and for #HPVDay today, this is a guest post by Bryce Covert, a writer and editor who works on feminism, economic equality, and progressive politics. You can find her work here. I was 24 when I found out that my health insurance would cover the full cost of [...]
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Fight sex-negativity by tweeting that you’ve had HPV tomorrow

TweetCourtney mentioned the “so-called Ayelet Waldman overshare” yesterday, but I think it deserves its own post because I agree so hard with Jill that this is why we are losing as a culture. To recap: After Michele Bachmann made ridiculous and patently false claims about the HPV vaccine in an effort to score political points [...]
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Respecting HIV-Positive Women, Regardless of their Pregnancy Status

Tweet This week, a new report found that “virtual elimination” of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in sub-Saharan African is possible by 2015. The report cited two main factors in achieving this exciting health milestone: “significant progress” in increasing HIV-testing among pregnant mothers in the region, and more antiretroviral drugs that are therefore being administered to [...]
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