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Sweet! You can order the pill or EC online and help another woman get birth control at the same time.

Now there’s a pioneering project making prescription birth control accessible online. It’s called PRJKT RUBY, and it lets women (ages 18 and up) order the pill, mini-pill, and ella emergency contraception online without having to physically visit a health care provider.

If someone ever makes you do something sexual that you don’t want to do, that’s sexual assault.

Consent (or, even better, enthusiastic consent!) needs to be present from each sexual partner for every sexual act, each and every time you have sex. Someone can communicate their consent verbally or non-verbally. It’s important to remember that the absence of “no” does not necessarily mean consent. If you’re unsure, just ask!

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Messing with a partner's birth control is abuse—and it may be depressingly common.

Birth control sabotage is a form of abuse—and it may be depressingly common. Dr. Shih has suggestions for getting help—and avoiding pregnancy in the meantime—if you’re dealing with birth control bullying.