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Retracing the Steps of My Abortion

At 19, Makayla Montoya Frazier needed an abortion. Even in better times, it wasn't an easy journey.

We Need to Listen to the Last Living Generation of Holocaust Survivors

Here, five survivors and their grandchildren share how they're preserving history.

You Shouldn't Try to Make Your Vagina Smell Like Maple Syrup No Matter What TikTok Says

TikTokers are using this herb to change their vaginal odor, and experts say it's probably not a great idea.

Teens Are Using TikTok to Diagnose Themselves With Dissociative Identity Disorder

Social media is both making DID better known, and creating room for more misunderstanding.

What If I Hate Oral Sex?

Nona Willis Aronowitz answers reader questions on pleasure and communicating with your partner.

Robert Pattinson Opened Up About “Insidious” Body Standards for Men in Hollywood

He also thinks questions about his workout routine are embarrassing to answer.

I Keep Abortion Pills in My Medicine Cabinet Just in Case

If you want to avoid pregnancy, maybe you should too.

Estoy Dejando Atrás la Sentencia de Roe: Llegó el Momento de Continuar Con la Lucha

“Como dirían nuestras organizaciones asociadas en materia de reproducción, la sentencia Roe fue el piso, tenemos que llegar hasta el techo.”

Why I'm Letting Go of Roe v. Wade on What Would Be Its 50th Anniversary

“As our reproductive justice partners would say, Roe was the floor, we need to get to the ceiling.”

Storm Reid and her Boyfriend Shedeur Sanders Are Red Carpet Official

Prior to this, Storm has been a proud supporter on the football field.

New Anti-Trans Bills Could Force Trans Adults Like Me to Detransition

“I thought legally becoming an adult would protect me from the advancing wave of transphobia aimed at trans adolescents.”

Lexi Underwood Wants You to Help Fight HIV/AIDS

“Preventable and treatable disease should be just that — preventable and treatable, for everyone, no matter where someone lives.”

Naomi Osaka Is Pregnant

"Here's a little life update for 2023."

Forget Resolutions, This Year Is All About Manifesting

On TikTok, many used grapes to bring luck and fortune in 2023.