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These 8 stories make us want to shout "Thanks, Birth Control" from the rooftops

As we gear up to celebrate the biggest holiday of the season (Thanks, Birth Control Day, duh) on November 13th (next week!), we’re looking back at the amazing birth control stories we’ve had the privilege to hear and share over the past few months. From clear emotional boundaries to carefree sex to career highs to much-needed relief from endometriosis, everyone gets something a little bit different from their birth control. But one thing is clear—for many of us, birth control is the GOAT.

What Shrill can teach us about sex and dating

Like every other reasonable human on earth, we LOVE Hulu’s new show Shrill, based on Lindy West’s memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman. This show is bursting with hilarious, tender moments and life lessons, and seriously, if you haven’t already watched it, check it out. If that’s not enough to convince you, here are the top 10 lessons about sex and dating that one can learn from these six all-too-short episodes.

Emergency Contraception 101 (because mishaps happen)


emergency contraception , birth control, how-to, problem solving, frisky friday, health

You could be drunk and forgetful. You could be crazy in love, horny as hell, and out of birth control. You could be perfectly responsible, but the condom breaks. There are a million things that could lead to a “whoops moment” during sex, followed by the stressful realization that you might get pregnant. Should that ever happen to you, here’s what you need to know about emergency contraception.