How Do Memoirists Survive Telling Their Hard Stories? 

"Writing about trauma or difficult experiences doesn’t repair that trauma,” said Melanie. “It doesn’t make it go away. But I kept hearing what a transformative thing it was for [the memoirists] to shape these stories into something that they could be proud of.”

Overviews of research have found that cohorts often contain an inadequate number of women and that researchers fail to break down findings by sex.

Where Are All The Women In HIV/AIDS Research?

While women comprise half of the HIV-positive population in the United States, they are less than 20% of the subject in anti-retroviral drug studies.


A's Girlfriend Banishes Haters From LGBT Night

Recently, the Oakland Athletics (A's) declared their June 17 game

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Should Condoms Be Handed Out In Prison?

Because sex behind bars happens, you guys.

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Ugandan Men Claim Penises Are Too Big For Condoms

Could ill-fitting condoms in Uganda be contributing to HIV?

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Solution or Snake Oil: HIV-Killing Condom Plagued by Questions

VivaGel condom lab tests show that it can "inactivate" up to 99.9 percent of HIV, herpes (HSV) and HPV. So what's the problem?


Janeen Singer: Co-founder, Holy Sponge!

menstruation activist. sponge purveyor. cycle supporter.