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Because you are your own best advocate

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LGBTQ+ , birth control

In the Year of Our Internet, 2020, there is more conversation than ever before about trans, nonbinary, and intersex folks: who we are, how we know who we are, and what to do about that. As unprecedented numbers of people begin to understand themselves as trans, nonbinary, and intersex, it’s becoming more obvious than ever that sex ed and health care are often outdated and unhelpful when it comes to keeping our bodies healthy and safe. As a queer transman, I’ve had good experiences, bad experiences, and a lot of ugly ones, too. Here’s a little bit of my story and the six best tools I’ve developed for navigating birth control and sexual health.

The smell of snow is in the air, everyone’s checking out of work and school, and you’re ready to get into the holiday spirit, but first, catch up on the latest sex in the news. We’ve rounded up our 10 favorite articles about sexual health and birth control from the past month to make it really easy for you to get the facts on the things that could affect your health.

Read this before you look up rainbow eyeshadow tutorials

It’s Pride month! Yes, that means lots of fun events and general joie de vivre, but it’s about so much more than that. This year, consider doing the following to celebrate Pride (and don’t worry, you can still paint rainbows on your face and go get drunk, just do these things first).