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  • Bystander Intervention: Addressing VAW

    In 1964, Kitty Genovese was raped and stabbed to death in an apartment complex in Queens.  After the incident, the public was outraged to hear that there were 38 people who did nothing to help her despite hearing her cries… Read More ›

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  • A Brief History of the Pill

    Today’s post comes from Claire Payton, a research assistant at New York University’s Margaret Sanger Papers Project. Of the millions of women who take the pill each day, most think about it only during the second or two it takes… Read More ›

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  • Taking the Test

    I took an HIV test on October 4, 2011, four days before my 28th birthday.   A week or so prior, I decided that I needed to accomplish three things in my life:  get a job, move into my own apartment,… Read More ›

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