According to an article in The Washington Post, middle school students are attaching tampons and sticking pads to their clothing in order to protest the actions of a school security guard who has been asking middle school girls whether they are on their period. Read the full article here.
About Dr. Debby Herbenick
Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.
For the final post in this series (here are links to Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) we’ll examine the final 3 characteristics of minority groups based on a sociological list of 5 traits that minority groups tend to [...]
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- Does Being Gay Make You A Minority? Part 2
Dear Tennessee Governor Haslem and the Tennessee legislature, I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you. Due to your hard work at drafting and passing the HB 3621 and SB 3310 law, my sex therapy practice will continue [...]
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I recently introduced the 2011 documentary Miss Representation to the 12th grade Health and Wellness class I teach. The film touches upon (well, hammers, really) some themes that are near and dear to my young feminist heart: objectification, media representation, [...]
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Random facts interest me (it’s part of why I adore the magazine Mental Floss), so a list of 68 facts about menstruation is totally up my alley. I especially appreciate that the list includes citation for all of the facts [...]
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