Menstruation and Empowerment in Uganda: A Conversation with Carmen Cronin
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Menstruation and Empowerment in Uganda: A Conversation with Carmen Cronin

MPH and Fulbright scholar Carmen Cronin recently returned from a trip to Uganda where she studied the practices of girls around menstruation. What products/materials do they use to handle blood flow? What are the cultural beliefs about periods that affect their daily life? Does menstruation get in the way of being able to attend school? … Continue reading

AIDS Education Month Means Cool and FREE Stuff
Anatomy/Physiology / LGBT / Podcast / Race / safer sex / sexuality education / Sexually Transmitted Infections

AIDS Education Month Means Cool and FREE Stuff

Since 1990, Philadelphia FIGHT has been leading the nation in care, education and research around HIV and AIDS. Their list of services and accomplishments is super impressive and they work with all types of people: from kids to felons, folks at risk of contracting HIV and those who already have. While they do this work … Continue reading

TBT: Dr. Mary Ann Layden is Wrong About Sex
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TBT: Dr. Mary Ann Layden is Wrong About Sex

Hey, kittens. It’s Throw Back Thursday, so we’re checking out a piece from April of 2012. Obviously the bits about joining the protest aren’t relevant now, but the fight remains the same against bad science and shit journalism. The attached is of the protest, featuring Melissa Bang-Bang, who co-organized the event. Click here to read … Continue reading