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Politics, Schmolitics

By: Melanie Bates I’m about to admit something very un-American. I hate politics. I suck at politics. I don’t understand politics. I think this began when I was five and I stood in the …

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Abortion Divides Mexicans on Papal Visit

The Pope's visit to Guanajuato this week will be celebrated by many, but definitely not by abortion campaigners. This Mexican state is the one of the strictest, banning abortion except in extreme case…

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Equality Or Lip Service?

By Monica Wilcox Wow! Can we all agree that last week was a hard kick to the uterus? I usually hate to write about “hot topics” after they’ve turned cold but the uterus doesn’t really fall into …

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For Victims Of Sexual Abuse

I did my Ask The Girlfriend Gyno chat in front of 400 students at Sonoma State University this week, and during my talk, I spoke about how I believe talking about your vagina can be very healing.…

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2 Fetuses Called As Witnesses in Ohio Court. Say What?

Yes, you heard me right. I just read that two fetuses were called as witnesses in an Ohio courtroom. It sounds laughable, doesn’t it? I mean, seriously. How can a fetus be a witness? But this is no…

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Should San Francisco Ban Circumcision?

A while back, I wrote a hot post (A Case Against Circumcision) about a super controversial issue which CNN reports is showing up in the limelight now that a group seeking to ban circumcision of any m…

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Texas Bill Emotionally Blackmails Women Seeking Abortion

Here we are almost 40 years after the Supreme Court’s historic Roe vs. Wade decision, and legislators are still threatening a woman's right to reproductive choice. Texas lawmakers just passed a bill…

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Choose Life

There is something I’ve been thinking about for quite a while but wasn’t ready to blog about until I read, on The New York Times online, about the guy who murdered an abortion doctor and claimed in hi…

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Things You Don’t Tell Your Doctor (But Should)

How many times have you filled out the form at the doctor’s office and lied? Everyone raise their hands (Bueller? Bueller?). Yeah, me too. And I’m a doctor.  Why do we do this? Hey, there are some…

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An OB/GYN’s Thoughts On Abortion

Okay, I’m gonna go out on a limb here and write a post that literally scares the bejesus out of me. The other day, I was doing a podcast interview with Owning Pink blogger Stacey Curnow, and she…

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