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Everything you need to read about sexual health from the last month

Trapped in the never-ending, relentless, 24-hour news cycle that makes you beg for the end to come soon? Find yourself involuntarily covering your eyes and ducking under your desk anytime you get a news alert on your phone? Don’t worry, Bedsider’s got your back, as always. This time, 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.

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Virginity pledges are common, but do they work?

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sex and science , birth control, "not right now"

Many of us have heard of abstinence-only education. It’s a form of sex-ed where you’re told that not having sex is the only way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This form of sex-ed, which originated in the early 1990s, often involves taking a pledge—or promise—not to have sex until after marriage.