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May 13 2014 12:20 PMThe NYPD Will Start Letting Sex Workers Carry Condoms
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June 2 2014 12:29 PMOfficials in India Don't Seem Too Bothered About the Gang Rape and Murder of Two Teenage Girls
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May 29 2014 12:15 PMIt Wasn’t Abortion That Formed the Religious Right. It Was Support for Segregation.
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May 28 2014 12:11 PMGlenn Beck’s Skit Mocking Campus Rape Is Gross and Misleading, Even for Him
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May 27 2014 12:40 PMNew York Post Says UCSB Shooter’s “Killer Crush” “Lit the Fuse” That Made Him Shoot
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May 22 2014 1:03 PMLouisiana Legislature Thinks Asking Teens About Their Sexual History Will Make Them Have Sex
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May 21 2014 12:49 PMAll the Reasons Doctors Shouldn’t Replace the Pap Smear With an HPV Test
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May 19 2014 4:09 PMWomen in Love With Priests Beg Pope Francis to End Celibacy Rules
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May 16 2014 1:15 PMWhy Women Don’t Go to the Doctor as Often as Men
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May 15 2014 12:11 PMWhy Are All the Lab Rats Boys? NIH Tells Drug Researchers to Stop Being Sexist Pigs.
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May 14 2014 11:24 AMPaul Ryan and Jeb Bush Keep Pushing the Line That Marriage Cures Poverty
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May 12 2014 12:46 PMCool Pope Francis Not So Cool When It Comes to American Nuns
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May 8 2014 12:43 PMRussian Diplomat Knows Just What Pussy Riot’s Problem Is: Not Enough Sex
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May 7 2014 11:34 AMBilly Graham’s Grandson Is on a Mission to Root Out Sex Abuse in Evangelical Institutions. Can He Do It?

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