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Gender Differences in Mental Health

In generations past, so-called “experts” have put forth many misguided notions on the path toward understanding the human brain and perceived gender differences in mental health. One of the first and most sexist mental disorder designated to women was called “hysteria” — supposedly caused by what doctors referred to as “wandering wombs” — and was […] Read more…

Harassment Investigation Procedures

Harassment Investigation Procedures in the Age of #MeToo: An Interview with Deb Muller on Workplace Safety, Health and Happiness

Women have made great strides over the past year or so in bringing to light the complicated and sensitive topic of sexual harassment in the workplace. In the wake of the start of #MeToo, #TimesUp and similar movements, many are asking: what changes have been made, and what changes can we continue to make? The […] Read more…

Bodyform Blood Normal Campaign

Why We Love the Bodyform Blood Normal Campaign

Few things are more crucial and natural than periods. In fact, you wouldn’t be here to read this article if your mother didn’t have a normal and healthy menstrual cycle. Yet somehow, we still live in a society where the most biological process is swept under the rug and replaced with a censored version of […] Read more…

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Benefits of Exercise During Period Weeks

Periods can leave you feeling bloated and unenergetic, which gives you the perfect excuse to sit on the coach and spoon globs of ice cream into your mouth while catching up on your favorite series on Netflix — right? If you’re bloated, might as well put a food baby in there! But the benefits of […] Read more…

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Sexual Health Initiatives That We Love

The days of quiet whispers and hushed talks about sex are long gone. Talking about sexual health should no longer be taboo. As the pathways for sexual health communication expand, the sexual health initiatives made to help women enjoy greater rights and resources grow, too. And we’re not just talking about the efforts made to […] Read more…

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4 of the Most Common Reasons for Sudden Mood Swings in Females

Sometimes, we find ourselves transitioning from happy to sad in a matter of seconds. If you’re a female, you know all too well that many people will chock sudden mood swings in females up to their menstrual cycles. And if you’re not on your period, then you must be emotionally unstable or weak, right? In […] Read more…

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How to Bridge an Emotional Barrier in Communication with Your Partner

We’ve all been there. The door slams on your partner as you Beyonce your way out of the bedroom after a heated argument. Your voice echoes the same words you’ve said a million times before. “Why don’t you listen to me!” You yell out, “And why don’t you understand?!” Hopefully, you think, this will be […] Read more…

How Can We Create Comprehensive Sex Education in Schools?

Many teens have sex and may suffer consequences as a lack of comprehensive sex education in schools irresponsibly fails youth. Yes, teens are doing the “dirty,” and they have since the dawn of time. If teens are engaging in sexual activity, why deny them information about avoiding disease and pregnancy? Why not teach them to […] Read more…

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4 Superstitious Beliefs About Menstruation

You might have heard that you shouldn’t wear white pants while on your period, but did you know that according to one of the many superstitious beliefs about menstruation, you shouldn’t paint your nails or dye your hair either? For thousands of years, superstitious beliefs about menstruation have been passed down amongst the generations and […] Read more…

Why is Sexual Health Important?

Ahh, the birds and the bees. You’re probably already sat through countless lectures as a teenager that informed you about condoms and contraceptives, so what else is there to know? Sex is generally a fun activity, but it’s way better when you feel good about yourself — both psychologically and physiologically, too. And sexual health […] Read more…

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