plannedparenthood:

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We wrote this haiku about getting tested for STDs. If you’re feeling inspired, submit a poem* to us about getting yourself tested. Limericks, 6 word stories, free verse, sonnets  whatever. Rhymers and non-rhymers alike, send us your submission and we’ll post the best ones.

*if you’re submitting off anon, we will link back to your blog unless you specify not to.

know-your-body:

Can you pass this middle school sex ed test?

Click through for the answers.

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5. A penis has more nerve endings than a vagina.

FALSE.

A clitoris has 8,000 nerve endings, compared to the penis’ 4,000.

^Wahhh! The clitoris does not equal the vagina. :(

How do you score?

wocinsolidarity:

sister is a verb

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sugar-babe-kira:

european-sugar:

prostheticknowledge:

Creepface

Online image search tool and Chrome extension that claims to locate US sex offenders in it’s database with facial recognition analysis:

This Free online safety tool uses Facial Recognition to scan photos of Potential Dates, Coaches, Teachers and more… Check them all with CreepFace instantly!

Just Right Click and Select “Scan with CreepFace” to check any online photo against 475,000 Registered Sex Offenders in the U.S.

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The Creepface online search engine can be found here

REBLOOOG

reblooogggggg!!!!!

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Dear Young Women, You are Being Lied to About Your Salary Options

On the heels of yet another Paycheck Fairness Act defeat, you may be scratching your head and wondering why, in 2014, equal pay is still just a fantasy. Well, ladies and gentlemen, GOP activist Phyllis Schlafly has the answer.

According to Schlafly, not only is equal pay for equal work a “notorious falsehood,” but there’s actually a very simple, very obvious reason why women don’t — and shouldn’t — earn as much as men: hypergamy. In other words, women prefer to have a higher-earning husband. If the pay gap were eliminated, “Half of women would be unable to find what they regard as a suitable mate.” Better yet, “The pay gap between men and women is not all bad because it helps to promote and sustain marriages.”

The thinking here is that not only is every woman straight, but every woman’s biggest concern is finding and keeping a husband. 

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This is unbelievable.  Thank you, PolicyMic, for breaking down all of the errors in Schlafly’s thinking. We deserve better!

think-progress:

Permanently.

This is a win for the women of North Dakota!

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amaninprogress:

i will literally reblog this every time i see it

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10 LGBT Women Kicking Ass in Politics Worldwide

autostraddle:

10 LGBT Women Kicking Ass in Politics Worldwide

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Last week, I wrote about Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, the former Icelandic prime minister who was the first out LGBT person in the world to be elected a nation’s head of state. When I was writing it, I realized that Sigurðardóttir had had this…

Pro-Choice Legislation: Now is the Time to Act


Last week, I spoke with Samantha Creath at VoteforChoice about the ways in which Planned Parenthood and its supporters are taking a stand against the ongoing attacks on reproductive rights and freedoms. Take a few minutes and check out her take on the situation, and for more information on how to get involved locally. 

Don’t forget, you can always message us here on tumblr if you’re interested in volunteering, hosting a rally, or having PPMHV come to your campus!