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Poll Position: 9 Statewide Ballot Measures You Should Know About This November

A look at statewide measures across the country can be an illuminating glimpse into the future. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Vestibulodynia

An informative, intimate comic about an often misunderstood condition of vulva pain. Read more »

Power Pose: Talking with Fat-Positive Yoga Activist Jessamyn Stanley

Ever since she started writing and posting photos of her practice, Stanley has been challenging mainstream yoga culture in the United States to be more inclusive and building a clear image of what it means to be body positive. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Dangers of Douching

A comic explains why you should just say no to douching.  Read more »

Popaganda: Body-Positive Exercise

Why does the thought of going to the gym inspire such anxiety? Because exercise—literally moving our bodies—is so wrapped up in fatphobia, ableism, sexism, and other nasty stuff. On this episode, we try to extricate exercise from all the body-shaming stuff that’s usually tied to it.... Read more »

The Radical Idea of Providing Doulas for Abortions

The Doula Project supports people who make the choice to end a pregnancy. Read more »

Diseased Bag of Crumbling Bones or Presidential Candidate? The Concern Trolling of Hillary Clinton

Clinton is caught in the unwinnable trap of needing to avoid the appearance of being overemotional while also not looking cold, and it’s landed her square in the crosshairs of the conspiracy theory factory. Read more »

Ask Bear: I Don't Drink. Should I Start?

A reader wonders if they’re missing out—but worries about spiraling into addiction. Read more »

Here’s a Radical Idea: Easy In-Home STD Tests

You'll be able to screen for cervical cancer and STDs without having to go to a doctor.  Read more »

Yes! The Supreme Court Agrees: Texas Abortion Restrictions Are A Burden on Women

This decision is a game-changer, say reproductive rights advocates.  Read more »

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Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination and misunderstanding. Read more »