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A Woman Is Asked Why She Uses Birth Control. Her Response Should Be More Common Than It Is.

99% of women between the ages of 15 and 44 who are sexually active have used birth control at some point. That's a lot, but can we go back to the words "sexually active" for a sec? They often get glossed over to focus on who supports birth control or other reasons women use it (and there are plenty of them, don't get me wrong!). But why can't we talk about sex? I love this cartoon for taking on the taboo subject of sex — and the slut-shaming that comes with it — and knocking it right over.

A Woman Is Asked Why She Uses Birth Control. Her Response Should Be More Common Than It Is.
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NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation

The gaming world is not a safe place for women. A British study found that more than half of female gamers have experienced verbal abuse, 40% have received obscene messages, and 10% have been threatened with rape while playing online.

Female game reviewers are prime targets for male harassment as well. "I don't know any women in the industry who haven't experienced [harassment]," Kallie Plagge, a reviewer at GameStop.com told The Daily Beast."It varies by how outspoken you are on Twitter, for example, but I think we all get demoralizing comments, whether it's about our appearance or about the things we say."

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