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Sexuality Doesn’t Vanish When You Turn 65

At institutions and in organizations that ostensibly cater to older adults’ needs, the matter of their sexuality is often ignored altogether. Image: Shutterstock The post Sexuality Doesn’t Vanish When You Turn 65 appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker themiddlevoice: "What is the coolest place you have visited?"

TV Host Who Skipped Chemo to Save Her Unborn Baby Dies 100 Days After Giving Birth

Tragically, a woman from China died earlier this week after refusing chemotherapy for womb cancer to protect her unborn baby. According to the World Cancer Research Fund, womb cancer, which is formally known as Endometrial cancer, is the sixth most common cancer in women worldwide (fourteenth most common cancer overall), with 320,000 new cases diagnosed […]

HSUS Top Legal Victories for 2014

The HSUS is the number one provider of direct care to animals. We work hard to educate the public about animal issues and cooperate with a wide range of corporations on their policies related to animals – whether they are...        Related...Show More Summary

Zelly Belly Is Magic

Thank you to everyone who has sent good thoughts for Zelda and inquired to see how she's been doing. ?We have finally gotten a diagnosis: It is indeed Cushings disease. Today, Zelly started her meds, which will hopefully agree with her and start making her feel better very soon.(And will hopefully allow me to sleep through the night again, lol. Show More Summary

3 cases of wound botulism in O.C.: Here's what it is

Three people have been hospitalized in Orange County in the last month with wound botulism after injecting black tar heroin, health officials say.

Mom Was Told to Abort Baby Because She Had Two Others, “Thank God I Didn’t Listen”

(LiveActionNews) — When Nalida Besson was pregnant with her third child, she was told to abort. It seemed some people, including her midwife, didn’t think Nalida could handle a third child, especially one who had a 50/50 chance of inheriting congenital cataracts, a condition that makes the eyes small and leads to blindness. It’s a […]

Radical Anti-Choice Measures To Be Considered by Missouri Lawmakers in 2015

Missouri in 2014 led all state legislatures in introducing bills designed to restrict reproductive rights. It appears that lawmakers in the state are working to ensure that Missouri may once again earn that distinction in 2015. Image:...Show More Summary

14 Instagrams to see before you die

Stuck at your desk all day? Live vicariously through these Instagram accounts. And try not to be too jealous.

The Wednesday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by zippers.Recommended Reading:Brittney: [Content Note: Misogynoir] "Listen When I Talk to You!": How White Entitlement Marred My Trip to a Ferguson Teach-in Anne: [CN: Racism; white supremacy] Leigh Anne...Show More Summary

Watch this guy explain the science behind climate deniers

YouTube science whiz Joe Hanson says when it comes to climate denial, our brains are our worst enemies.

Pro-Abortion Clergy Claim Jesus Would Accept Abortion

Truthfully, abortion and God don’t go too well together. But apparently, according to a new article on the pro-abortion website Think Progress titled, “God Loves Women Who Have Abortions': The Religious Abortion Advocates That History...Show More Summary

Can Alaska’s Independent Governor Overcome GOP Opposition and Expand Medicaid?

Alaska’s newly elected Gov. Bill Walker adamantly campaigned on a platform to expand Medicaid, but whether he’ll be able to meet his promise with a Republican-dominated legislature isn’t so clear. Image: James Brooks / Wikimedia The post Can Alaska’s Independent Governor Overcome GOP Opposition and Expand Medicaid? appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Daily Dose of Cute

Zelda and Duckie. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

Uber plans to use biometrics and 'scientific analysis' to screen drivers

Uber, recently sued for allegedly making false claims about the safety of its ride-hailing service, Wednesday announced it had started a “global review” of its safety measures in November and says it plans to roll out new safety programs in 2015. But it’s unclear what those...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Advocates are suing Walmart over its new, inadequate protections for pregnant workers. The Dominican Republic will now allow abortion in cases of rape or incest, or when the life of the pregnant person is at risk.  A history of sex ed films. 14 women of color who rocked 2014. Two teens have been arrested in the rape case of […]

Amidst the Budget Chaos, Long-Awaited Abortion Coverage for Women in the Peace Corps

The news out of Washington this weekend was dramatic as lawmakers hashed out an eleventh hour deal over a $1.1 trillion funding bill to narrowly avert a government shutdown. But amidst the chaos and special interest wins in favor ofShow More Summary

Anti-Choice Judge Michael Boggs Not Among Dozens of Nominees Confirmed by Senate

The Senate confirmed 47 Obama nominations, including a dozen judges who will serve lifetime appointments on the federal bench. Controversial anti-choice nominee Michael Boggs was not among them. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choice Judge Michael Boggs Not Among Dozens of Nominees Confirmed by Senate appeared first on RH Reality Check.

“There’s a Baby in Our Trash Can:” Couple Calls Police After Mom Abandons Newborn

After a woman gave birth, she abandoned her newborn baby by putting the infant in a neighbor’s trashcan. When the Utah woman’s neighbors realized they had discovered the child, they frantically called 911 with an urgent message: “There’s a baby in our garbage can!” The family told the 911 operator that the baby appeared to […]

Man Found Guilty of Killing His Girlfriend Because She Got an Abortion

In 2002, 23-year-old Elaine Fonseca-Rodriguez was found beaten to death in her Kentucky home. During the investigation prosecutors found that she was killed by her boyfriend, Juan Pelegrin-Vidal, after he discovered she aborted their baby. At the first trial prosecutors argued that Pelegrin-Vidal was angry with Fonseca-Rodriguez for having an abortion, which is why he […]

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