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Rape: The Nastiest of All Four-Letter Words

You'd think it never happens; victims typically don't discuss it and perpetrators uniformly deny it. But it happens a lot (see below). In the US, the official definition of forcible rape was establ…

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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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Penn State Scandal: Can You Imagine?

There is a child sex abuse scandal at Penn State and people have taken to the streets to celebrate (again). Seriously, people? Is this really the best we have in us? Let's start with some basic…

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The Haunting of Sexual Abuse

By Jessie Fano I recently had the opportunity to be alone. By myself. No family. Just me and the house. Wow. What a treat. And then I went to a bar. Ok, I didn't actually go to a bar, I went to a r…

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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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Questions To Ask Your Gynecologist

On the radio show I did with Tara Sutphen and Marla Maples, Marla asked me to give some guidance on questions to ask a gynecologist, so here you go, Marla - my thoughts on your great question. I’ll…

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