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category: TGIF Roundup

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TGIF: Week of January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015

Alriiiight, who’s ready to have sex in a box and get reviewed for it? If that sounds like your cup of tea be sure to check out the trailer for the aptly titled “Sex Box.” It’s pretty much just what it sounds like: couples have sex in a box, then come out and have a […]

TGIF: Week of January 9, 2015

January 09, 2015

It’s been a tough news week, but the good news we’re done with the first week of the year! So as a reward treat yourselves to this video of parents having the birds and the bees talk with their kids. Cuteness abounds in that link, which is the straight video. If you don’t want to […]

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TGIF: Week of December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014

In case you missed it, fabulous and rad trans women graced the cover of C☆NDY Magazine. It was part of a feature about the women at the frontlines of the trans movement, and though I haven’t been able to read the article yet, it’s so great to see this level of visibility being promoted by […]

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TGIF: Week of December 12, 2014

December 12, 2014

Good news on employment law: Obama and the Department of Labor have released the final rule for anti-discriminatory practices for LGBT workers. The rule explicitly bans federal contractors from discriminating against their workers on the grounds of “sexual orientation or gender identity.” For now it’s just federal contractors, but hopefully the private sector will be […]

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Week In Review: Post-Thanksgiving 2014

November 30, 2014

This week, in lieu of our usual weekend posting schedule, we here at The CSPH would like to extend their sincerest condolences and heartfelt wishes to the family, friends, and community affected and inspired by Mike Brown.  As an editorial note, many of the links lead to images and video that you may find disturbing, […]

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Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for the Week of November 7, 2014

November 07, 2014

The Republicans basically took over the U.S. senate. So what, amirite? Just kidding. But the good news is that Tuesday’s midterm election brought a blow to the “personhood” movement. Laws that would define eggs as people (thus affording them the same rights as those who carry them) were struck down in Colorado and North Dakota […]

Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for the Week of October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014

Researchers in California have taken a look into the often unexplored domain of abortion stigma, culminating in a special issue of Women and Health that features studies and article that will be available for free until March 2015. The co-editors of the issue hope that it will help activists identify what abortion stigma is and […]

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Thank God It’s Friday: Rundown for the Week of October 19, 2014

October 24, 2014

Content Warning: This week’s TGIF includes articles about sexual assault, abortion, and the misogyny in GamerGate)   This week in studies that prove what we already know, comprehensive sex ed classes that emphasize healthy relationships and family involvement were found to strongly correlate with middle school students putting off having sex. The study found that […]