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Advocate Spotlight: Meet Elisabeth Dee Advocate Spotlight: Meet Elisabeth Dee

Advocate Spotlight: Meet Elisabeth Dee

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Elisabeth Dee, a 22-year-old student, activist, writer and feminist, has a long history of being a sexual health advocate. Raised in Utah with what she calls an “abysmal public-school sex education,” Elisabeth had no idea how her body worked, and…

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All About Condoms All About Condoms

All About Condoms

By , 17

Condoms have long been a hot topic at Sex, Etc., as teens often have questions about what kind to get, how effective they are and how to use them correctly. This is pretty cool, actually, because it means that a […]

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Am I Normal? Am I Normal?

Am I Normal?

By , 17

Many teenage girls experience feelings of disliking their bodies at one point or another. In the media, we tend to see only certain body types, so it’s no surprise that someone might feel bad about her body. Katya Summers, 17, […]

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Athlete Ally Hudson Taylor Athlete Ally Hudson Taylor

Athlete Ally Hudson Taylor

By , 17

I am a high school athlete, and I hear homophobic slurs all the time. Coaches use them to get you to try harder; kids use them on other players to make themselves feel stronger. This type of behavior has been […]

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Bathrooms: A Big Gendered Deal Bathrooms: A Big Gendered Deal

Bathrooms: A Big Gendered Deal

By , 16

This past spring, I went to Storrs, Connecticut to attend the True Colors Conference—a conference all about supporting teens of different sexual orientations and gender identities. All of the bathrooms at the conference were transformed into “all…

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