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Mental Health + Holidays: A Survival Guide

Mental Health + Holidays: A Survival Guide

While the holidays may be a time of love, joy and celebration for some, that is certainly not the full story for many folks. Holidays are often portrayed through social media and movies as “the happiest time of the year” where everyone is joyous and seems to be having...

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The Harmful Impact of Bi-Erasure and Biphobia

The Harmful Impact of Bi-Erasure and Biphobia

Bisexuality is a type of sexual identity where the person is attracted to two or more gender identities within or outside of the gender binary. Unfortunately, bisexual people constantly face forms of backlash - including biphobia and bi-erasure, which contribute to...

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Yes, Please Wear a Condom

Yes, Please Wear a Condom

Those with vulvas remain heavily responsible for birth control and protection against pregnancy and STDs. Yet, many men aligned with misogynistic beliefs continue to believe they are owed choices regarding women’s bodies and further, the use thereof.   Let’s be...

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The Psychology of the “Pick Me Girl”

The Psychology of the “Pick Me Girl”

A "pick me" girl is chill. She claims she gets along with men way better than women. She mocks other women for liking anything that is mainstream or traditionally feminine. She'll dismiss women’s issues, feminism, and claim women have nothing to gripe about.  ...

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Does Hookup Culture Impact Mental Health?

Does Hookup Culture Impact Mental Health?

The History of Hookup Culture Hookup culture is a relatively new acceptance and encouragement of casual sexual encounters outside of romantic, committed relationships. The rise of hookup culture can be attributed to many societal shifts, but the somewhat recent waves...

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Your Blue Balls Aren’t the Problem

Your Blue Balls Aren’t the Problem

With lackluster sex education still the norm, the notion of women’s sexuality as men’s sexuality light persists. Following feminist theory, the dominant group remains in charge and thus the subordinate, women, continue to experience oppression, even in the bedroom....

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