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TGIF: Week of July 5, 2015

July 03, 2015

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington were offered a huge donation this week- $100,000- and yet they turned it down and sent all the money back to the donor. Why? The donor specified that none of the money could be used to support transgender girls. “Girl Scouts is for every girl,” Megan Ferland said, “And […]


June 26, 2015

According to Metro News, The Swedish Association for Sexual Education finally decided on an official word for when vagina owners masturbate. “Klittra” is apparently a mash up between the Swedish words for ‘glitter’ and ‘clitoris.’ A combination so heavenly it almost lives up to the act. The article suggests the english equivalent would be “clittering”, […]


June 21, 2015

Every summer across the world, the LGBTQIA community gathers in celebration and pride with dozens of parades and other events. But what is the significance of the celebration and why does it always happen in the summer? Here is a quick straight ally’s guide to LGBTQ pride to keep in mind when attending or even […]


June 12, 2015

The lesbian themed musical “Fun Home” made quite a stir at this year’s Tony awards. Only four musicals written by women have ever been nominated for Best Musical, and up until now, none of them had won. A big congrats to the writers of Fun Home, for creating both a fantastic show but also a […]


TGIF: Week of May 8, 2015

May 08, 2015

This week Smith College, the largest of the Seven Sisters women’s colleges, announced that it is opening its doors to transgender women. The change is effective starting for students applying this fall. Says Smith President Kathleen McCartney and board Chair Elizabeth Mugar Eveillard, “concepts of female identity have evolved.” Other women’s colleges to have made […]

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TGIF: Week of May 1, 2015

May 01, 2015

This has been a rough week for many, and we at the CSPH are keeping all those involved in the Baltimore uprising in our thoughts. We hope that you stay safe. Last Wednesday, as part of V-Day’s One Billion Rising Campaign, The Vagina Monologues came to Taconic Correctional Facility, a medium-security women’s prison in Bedford […]

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TGIF: Week of April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015

This week, it turns out people have…very strong feelings about scissoring. From “it feels great and I love it” to “does anyone actually do this?” Autostraddle collected 41 things queer women have to say about scissoring. My personal favorite? “Scissoring is too much core work.” Private penguin sex suites! Yes, it sounds like a tongue-twister […]

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TGIF: Week of April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015

Hillary Clinton officially announced her 2016 presidential run on Sunday, surprising…pretty much no one. Clinton is widely regarded to be the first female presidential candidate with a real chance of winning the election. Autostraddle published a piece in response titled “What We’re Gonna Talk About When We Talk About Hillary Clinton.” Will Smith’s son Jaden […]