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Are pharmacists lying to teens about emergency contraception?

Tweet Just in time for Back Up Your Birth Control day tomorrow, here’s some disturbing emergency contraception news. Young women being misinformed about emergency contraception by pharmacists is, sadly, not news. And a new study suggests that it could actually be deliberate. MSNBC reports: For the new study, researchers posing as either a 17-year-old girl [...]
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Michele Bachmann’s daughters aren’t allowed to ask boys out

TweetMichele Bachmann didn’t go to her senior prom and she’s determined to ensure that her daughters won’t either. Or, at least, that’s what I gathered from this interview with Sean Hannity about Bachman’s new book. (Listen to the audio here.) BACHMANN: People do find out [in my book] that I did not get asked to [...]
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Guest post: Shaming and taming teenage girls

TweetThis is a guest post from Australian feminists Nina Funnell and Dannielle Miller. Nina Funnell is a social commentator and freelance opinion writer. She works as an anti-sexual assault and domestic violence campaigner and is also currently completing her first book on “sexting,” teen girls and moral panics. Dannielle Miller is the founder and CEO [...]
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Quick Hit: Check out “Rookie”!

Tweet“Rookie,” Tavi Gevinson’s new website for teenage girls, has officially launched. With a classy, simple layout and three posts per day by a roster of very cool contributors (including our very own Lori!), it kinda makes me want to go back and do high school again–with better style this time. I especially loved Tavi’s first [...]
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The Feministing Five: Jamie Keiles

Tweet Jamie Keiles is a college student, a blogger and the creator of the Seventeen Magazine Project. As high school senior last spring, Keiles, now a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Chicago, embarked on a mission not for the faint of heart: she decided to live as a Seventeen fundamentalist. For one month, she [...]
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