‘Bad Girls’ Can’t Get Assaulted Pt. 1

The recent treatment of female celebrities who have come forward with abuse allegations reflects a nationwide issue. The idea that only ‘good girls’, or, ‘perfect victims’—i.e. women who behave in demure and perceivably ‘pure’ ways—can be assaulted. This narrative has created a public distrust of female victims of abuse who…

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Friendly Fighting: How to Disagree, Respectfully

Communication is an important part of any healthy relationship. But what happens if you and a partner, friend, or relative have a disagreement? It’s okay to disagree—in fact, it’s even healthy. Let’s look at a few ways to keep arguments productive, and not destructive. “Jerry, that is so like you.…

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HIV Prevention Drug

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a new prevention method to reduce the risk of becoming infected with HIV. It is a pill in which a HIV-negative person is intended to take daily as directed by a health care provider. According to the CDC, HIV infection has been proven to be reduced…

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