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As High Court Signals Roe v. Wade Reversal, States Eye Same-Sex Marriage Protections – NBC News
Some state lawmakers have taken steps in recent weeks to protect same-sex marriage in the event the high court reverses its landmark 2015 decision.

Women’s Sexual Health Ads Were Censored on Facebook, Finds Report – The Swaddle
Ads for women’s sexual wellness and menstrual health—including content on breastfeeding, menopause, and pelvic pain—were reportedly removed from Facebook, with the platform saying they violated “adult content” policies.

Women in Poorer Areas in Mississippi Seek Abortions Later in Pregnancy, Study Finds – NBC News
A new study illuminates the challenges Mississippi residents already face in abortion access, as the Supreme Court weighs further restrictions.

HPV Vaccine Could Shift Rates of Non-Cervical Cancers – WebMD
Recent headlines about dramatic reductions in cervical cancer among young women due to the HPV vaccine overlooked how vaccination could also have an impact on other cancer types.

Most LGBTQ Elders Feel Lonely. Here’s What Organizations Are Doing to Help. – USA Today
More than 3 million LGBTQ adults over age 50 live in the U.S. – and more than half of them feel lonely.

What It’s Like to Be Sexually Attracted to Men but Emotionally Attracted to Women – VICE
People are taking to TikTok to talk about what it’s like to have a “split” in attraction.

Here’s How to Choose the Right Condom Size for You – Greatist
Finding the right fit for a condom not only helps maximize pleasure, but is important for ensuring the best protection from STIs and pregnancy. So how do you choose the right one for you?

What Is Sexual Grooming? Experts Explain the Signs and Stages to Look Out For – Women’s Health
If you’re wondering what sexual grooming entails and how to spot a groomer (read: abuser), mental health experts outline what you need to know about this dangerous and manipulative practice.

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