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Task Force Open to Public Comment on Pelvic Exams

Pelvic exams are currently up for review by the US Services Preventive Services Task Force.  The task force reviews scientific evidence to determine the effects of preventive services, such as screening tests for cancer.  585 more words

Pelvic Exam

Spring Fever

You know that thing where you’re walking down the street and men can tell you’ve just had sex? They must have some kind of fornication radar. 1,041 more words


Internal Exams, Doctors, and Consent

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I’ve always been one of those people who was very skeptical about being told that doctors were an exception to the list of people who couldn’t touch you in private areas. 12 more words


Why I Hate Filling Out Forms

I ended up being listed as Queer and Genderqueer in Callen-Lorde’s computers (with no preferred pronouns). Callen-Lorde is NYC’s LGBT health clinic. You make an appointment, fill out the forms, talk to a nurse, get your blood drawn, wait two weeks for the results, and if everything is good, you can get a prescription for cross-gender hormones. 626 more words