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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…

the orgasm gap

The Orgasm Gap: What Is It and How Do We Close It?

We’ve made great strides to decrease the wage gap because almost everyone agrees women deserve to make just as much as men. Slowly but surely, misogyny in our society is spiraling deeper down the ugly void that it already exists in. We can only hope that one day, we’re able to completely bury it. Speaking […] 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…

sexual health initiatives

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…

sudden mood swings in females

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…

superstitious beliefs about menstruation

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…

The Birth Control Pill and Other Effects of the Sexual Revolution

It’s well-known by now that sex is no longer just a man’s game in America. But women didn’t suddenly just wake up to a society full of sexual equality and rights. Quite the contrary — we had to fight for every bit of progress we have made in this area. Many of the feminist mentalities […] Read more…

Public Breastfeeding Laws and the Stigma Around Breastfeeding in Public

Fewer things are more important to a newborn’s life than providing them with the nutrition and support necessary to help them grow into healthy toddlers. Knowing this, you’re likely to do whatever possible to nurture your children. Now imagine providing your child with the necessary nutrients and vitamins to help them to develop only to […] Read more…

Addressing Gender-Based Harassment Through Song and Dance

When you have an urgent message about a difficult topic, sometimes the best way to reach the masses is through art. Having a face-to-face conversation about certain topics can be hard, but repackaging the message in a format that is entertaining as well as informative can help break down walls. Recently we’ve seen performance pieces […] Read more…

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