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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


My Week In A Nutshell

Well, it has been an exciting week. I’ve successfully made it through four days of an intense Spanish class. I was pretty nervous throughout the week, but I think I’ve managed it fairly well. 1,115 more words

My Life

Guest Post: Has Gynecology Ever Faced Its Shameful Past?

This guest post is written by K. Badgers, a valued contributor to this blog.

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana… 2,207 more words

Pap Test


What to expect from a pelvic exam

A pap test, also known as a pap smear, is an examination of a small sample of cells from the cervix. 415 more words