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Abortion Pills Could Be Banned Everywhere Within Days. Here’s What You Need to Know. – VICE
An attempt to overturn the FDA’s approval of mifepristone would yank the abortion pill off the market across the U.S., regardless of whether a state protected access to abortion after the fall of Roe v. Wade.

HIV Is Treatable, but Homelessness Can Make It Fatal – VICE
As San Francisco’s homeless population grows, this treatable disease can be fatal among some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.

Porn Has the Power to Warp Our Sexual Expectations, But It Also Taught Me a Lot About Myself – Glamour
New legislation may help reduce the negative impacts of porn, but some say we cannot underestimate the power of giving teenagers permission to think critically about porn.

U.S. Court Leery of Blocking LGBT Bias Claims Against Religious Employers – Reuters
"So basically, anyone who says, 'I'm opposed to this' can opt out of what the Supreme Court has said," said U.S. Circuit Judge Cory Wilson. "How do we do that?"

Scientists create ‘vagina on a chip’ to advance sexual health research – THRED
Medical conditions affecting people with vulvas are notoriously understudied, but recent developments in the field suggest that things might finally be about to change.

Watching OnlyFans Improves Sexual Confidence, Says a New Report – THEM
A new study found that people who use the subscription-based content service report increased knowledge about sexual activity and their own sexualities.

What’s the Difference Between Bisexuality and Pansexuality? – Verywell Health
To understand the spectrum of sexual and gender identity, knowing the terms people use to describe themselves and their attractions is key.

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