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What it’s really like

Mommy Issues

Over the course of three years, too many people have told me that I was lucky for having a baby so young. I thought it was merely a speech of kindness in an awkward situation when first introducing myself. People wouldn’t really believe that becoming a mom at 20 years
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Your body, your choice

Mommy Issues

I found out that I was pregnant at 13 weeks — already past my first trimester. I know it’s hard to believe. Even to this day, my mom thinks that I’m lying to her, that I found out about my pregnancy earlier but didn’t communicate. But I’m not lying; it’s
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Short story: The gift

She’s putting on her fourth coat of lipstick when she really starts to wonder.   She can feel the air’s clammy hands clawing at her tight, lacy white dress, as the lights in the room dim slightly with exhaustion. She stares at herself in the mirror for the hundredth time,
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boni-mata

2017 cannot come fast enough

Sex on Tuesday

Amidst all of this freedom — all of this talk surrounding the reclamation of female bodies and the reconfiguration of lives separate from biological need — comes a dangerous rhetoric about responsibility and accountability when it comes to unwanted pregnancy.
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Laboring against a stigma

CAMPUS ISSUES: Faculty and student population must take it upon themselves to fight discrimination against pregnant students on campus.

Not everyone on our campus took the same path to get here; we need to be accommodating of different student lifestyles, from student-parents and pregnant students to veterans and athletes.
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Breaking cycles of trauma in our lives

Safe, Sane and Consensual

The newborn in my arms looked like a prune but smelled like heaven. If a fairy were to throw baby powder and marshmallows into warm milk, it would probably conjure up this tiny human being. The maternity ward was quiet, so as a doula at the San Francisco General Hospital,
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Pinnacle of sexual design?

During a recent post-lecture hookup, I remembered an article I had read a couple of years ago about the shape of the human penis. Don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t bored, but working some handy magic down his basketball shorts definitely made it natural for the shape of it to
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