Sexual Health in the News June 17 - June 23

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You Don't Have to Deal with A Period If You Don't Want To — How to Safely Stop Your Period with Birth ControlInsider
Stopping your period with birth control is safe — in fact, you don't ever have a true period on the pill. NCSH arranged the interview with NCSH member Dr. Kate White, who shares expert advice on how to skip your period with the pill.

Sex Ed in Schools: What Parents Need to KnowU.S. News & World Report
Comprehensive sex education can help reduce rates of sexually transmitted infections and promote healthy relationships. Michelle Slaybaugh of SIECUS, a NCSH member, is featured.

Other News This Week

New Biden Rules Would Bar Discrimination Against Transgender Students  – The New York Times
The Biden Administration’s proposed rules would prohibit discrimination under Title IX based on gender identity and would overhaul the previous administrations rulings around investigations of sexual assault on college campuses.

Abortion Clinics Have Already Stopped Scheduling Appointments in Multiple StatesJezebel
With increasing concerns about the looming decision of Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood clinics in multiple states are halting the scheduling of appointments for future abortions.

Transgender People Still Face a Sizeable Wage and Employment Gap in The U.S.—How Companies Can HelpCNBC
Studies show that transgender employees face discrimination, rejection, and are subjected to significant wages gaps in the workforce.

How To Look for An LGBTQ+-Friendly PediatricianHuffington Post
Finding a pediatrician that provides gender-affirming care is important for adolescents but can be difficult to find. This article explains the importance of gender affirming care and how to find a LGBTQ+ friendly pediatrician.

What Is There to Know about Sex and Aging?Medical News Today
Aging can cause changes that may affect a person’s sex life. Health conditions and changing hormone levels can impact a person’s sex life, but people can take steps to maintain sexual satisfaction as they age.

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