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A New Vision for Advancing Our Movement for Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Justice

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This article defines reproductive oppression; outlining and providing the three main frameworks to achieve reproductive justice. It describes the problem, the strengths and weaknesses of the struggle, and gives direction and vision for the movement.
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Talking to Your Child About Pornography

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"Overall, exposure to pornography creates unrealistic expectations of sexual activity for both men and women. As a parent, it’s important to have an open and honest discussion about pornography." This page offers some strategies for approaching the subject. 
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Stages of HIV Infection

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This page discusses the three phases of HIV infection, what to expect, signs and symptoms, and various testing and treatment options at each phase. It Also includes a detailed description of common AIDS-defining (Opportunistic) Infections.
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Relationship Rights & Responsibilities

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This handout lists individual rights and responsibilities in dating relationships.
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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

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This document provides an introduction to basic prevention concepts by exploring the public health approach, two classification systems, a planning tool used to develop more comprehensive initiatives, and the importance of understanding terminology. It addresses the topics of women's health, mental health and substance abuse, family planning, STIs and HIV, perinatal programs, breastfeeding, child and adolescent health, and injury and violence prevention.
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Female Genital Mutilation in the U. S. Factsheet

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This factsheet gives a brief overview of federal laws against FGM in the United States and also lists state laws against FGM.
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Talk To Your Doctor About PrEP

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This brochure offers guidance around meeting with a doctor about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), including before, during, and after a visit.
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The Student's Guide to Health: How Kids and Teens Can Keep Their Bodies Healthy

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This page contains facts about the human body and a number of resources that help youth learn more about health. Includes information about: functions of the body, practicing good hygiene, making healthy food choices, getting fit and healthy, alcohol and drugs, staying safe, and good mental health.
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Reproductive Justice Factsheet

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This factsheet details a description of reproductive justice for women living with HIV/AIDS, the challenges to receiving medical care, and promising practices.
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HIV Brochure: Living Healthier, Living Safer

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This brochure provides tips to women living with HIV and domestic violence for staying healthy and safe. It also outlines major signs of DV and provides guidance on how often to get tested for HIV. Available in English and Spanish.
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Our Trans Children, Fifth Edition

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This book is an introduction to trans issues especially for parents. Contents include commonly asked questions, commonalities and differences between sexual orientation and gender identity, issues of transgendered youth, and transgender and the law.
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Relationships Lessons

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These online learning sessions for young people of various ages explore feelings about relationships, the meaning and responsibilities of being part of a family, circles of friendships, and qualities of good friends.