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Yes, You Need Consent Before Sexting and More Kink Rules You Should Already Know – InStyle
With social distancing amplifying the amount of time we’re spending online, we have to carefully consider how to safely and consensually seek sexual connection in the digital space. Here are some tips. This story features Shan Boodram, a NCSH member.
Biden Readies Sweeping Rollback of Trump-Era Abortion Crackdown – NBC News
Reproductive rights advocates expect Biden to quickly overturn Trump-era rules, like banning federal funds for foreign and national health organizations that promote/provide abortion and giving employers more freedom to deny free contraceptive coverage for their workers. This story features Planned Parenthood, a NCSH member.

Other News This Week

Biden to Lift Transgender Military Ban in the Coming Days – The Hill
President Biden is expected to soon overturn the Trump administration’s controversial ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.
We Found a COVID-19 Vaccine in Months. What About One for HIV? – HuffPost
There are many theories as to why we have shots for the coronavirus but not HIV. Here’s what’s really happening.
Biden Picks Transgender Physician Rachel Levine As Assistant Health Secretary – NBC News
Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
What Endometriosis Feels Like: First-Person Accounts from People Who Live with and Manage the Condition – INSIDER
Endometriosis is an incurable, often painful condition that is typically hard to diagnose. Here’s what it's like to live with endometriosis, the warning signs of this condition, and tips on advocating for yourself.
The Stories of Those Who Lost Decades in the Closet – The New York Times
A new photography exhibit invites viewers to contemplate the emotional toll of discrimination experienced by older adults who identify as LGBT+.
Signs and Symptoms of HIV in Women – Verywell Health
Although the signs and symptoms of HIV are largely the same whether you are female or male, there are several specific to women that can occur during early-stage or later-stage infection.
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