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  • Topic: Sex
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My grandmother’s advice about sex began and ended at “don’t do it.” Fortunately, my mother was much more receptive to the conversation. But what do you do when your grandmother (or grandfather) are the ONLY options? ...
  • Posted: 12/8/2015
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The upside of birth control: feeling protected against an unplanned pregnancy. The down side: those pesky side effects. But are they actually as bad as we think? I sat down with Kate White, M.D.—Director of the Family Planning Fellowship at Boston...
  • Posted: 11/23/2015
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Word around town (errrr…gyno conventions) is that IUDs are making a comeback. They’re safe for teens and leaders in the “set it and forget it” category of birth control (aka—get it inserted ONE TIME and you’re good to go for  three-12 years of...
  • Posted: 11/23/2015
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We’re lucky that we live in a time when there are SO many birth control methods available.  But so many options can also mean total confusion when it comes to choosing one.  Not sure which to pick?  Take this quiz for guidance.  ...
  • Posted: 11/11/2015
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The below essay was written by Gabrielle B., 15, from Texas. She was awarded Third Prize in the Stay Teen Project Future Essay Contest.     ...
  • Posted: 10/20/2015
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The below essay was written by Kalvin L., 17, from California. He was awarded Second Prize in the Stay Teen Project Future Essay Contest.     ...
  • Posted: 10/20/2015
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The below essay was written by Montanna T., 18, from California. She was awarded First Prize in the Stay Teen Project Future Essay Contest.     ...
  • Posted: 10/20/2015
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Nobody wants to talk about condoms . Nobody. ...
  • Posted: 9/22/2015
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Buying  condoms  can be an intimidating process. But like many things, it’s probably a lot scarier in your head then it is in real life. Need a little help? Worry not, here’s your condom buying manual: ...
  • Posted: 6/30/2015
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When it comes to sex, what you don't know can hurt you. There are so many myths out there that is can be tough to know what's true and what's not. So take control - test your birth control, pregnancy, and relationship knowledge by playing Block...
  • Posted: 2/13/2015
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So my mother is a little unorthodox. ...
  • Posted: 10/6/2014
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You’re getting hot and heavy and everything is fine…until it isn’t. What happens when you—or your partner—want to stop the action but the other person is still good to go? Consent is a major aspect of learning the ins and outs of relationships. ...
  • Posted: 9/15/2014
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Every week, we get a ton of questions asking everything from how to use a condom to how to talk to that cute guy in AP English. When we get a really good one, we want to share it with the world because—chances are—more than one person has the very...
  • Posted: 8/26/2014
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Not wanting to talk about sex with your parents is a self-fulfilling prophecy…we think it’s impossible and awkward and unnecessary, and so it becomes impossible and awkward, even if it is necessary. ...
  • Posted: 5/7/2014
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Every week, we get a ton of questions asking everything from how to use a condom to how to talk to that cute guy in AP English. When we get a really good one, we want to share it with the world because—chances are—more than one person has the very...
  • Posted: 3/19/2014
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As a general rule of thumb, if a pregnancy question begins with the fact that there was a penis inside of a vagina, the answer is probably, “yes, you could be pregnant.” (Don’t totally freak here, “could be pregnant” is different than “are pregnant.”)...
  • Posted: 9/9/2013
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There are some pretty wild rumors floating around about what counts as birth control. Below is a list of seven of them. Don’t feel badly if you’ve believed any of these…it can be hard to sort out fact from fiction when it comes to sex. Do ,...
  • Posted: 7/19/2013
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Pick up your wallet, take out the cash, hand it to the cashier…ah, if only buying condoms were that easy! But as you may imagine, this purchase can come along with healthy dose of both confusion and embarrassment. To help with that, here’s your...
  • Posted: 7/10/2013
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As if dating wasn’t complicated enough! Throw in different levels of sexual experience and all bets are off. If you’re in this position, here are some things to keep in mind. ...
  • Posted: 5/31/2013
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So it’s prom and your boyfriend rented a hotel room. Or it’s graduation and you figure you better lose it now before college. If you’re planning on your first time coinciding with a major life event, here are some things to keep in mind: ...
  • Posted: 5/9/2013
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Spoiler Alert! Unless you get tested by your doctor, there is no definitive way to know if you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) . It’s easy to fall into the trap of diagnosing yourself/your partner based on certain facts, pictures you’ve...
  • Posted: 9/19/2012
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Yes, it’s only the beginning of August. But the beginning of August means the end of summer and, of course, the return to school. And if that thought isn’t depressing enough, consider this—the return of school means the return of one of the most...
  • Posted: 8/3/2012
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When we realized the condom broke it was like seeing a whole new life I wasn’t ready for suddenly flash before my eyes. There I was covered in diaper cream, wet wipes, and baby poop, my head cocked to one side explaining into the phone, “Sorry, dude—I...
  • Posted: 6/15/2012
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