This is my 1000th Post!

One thousand posts. It doesn’t really seem possible that I’ve written that much. (And, in fact, I haven’t. Thank you, guest contributors!) It’s amazing what you can do in almost five years! I’m not sure what I expected when I started this blog on May 6, 2007, but I know I wasn’t expecting the kind…

Violent times

*TRIGGER WARNING* Is it just me or has there been an explosion of sexual violence cases in the news lately? What the hell is going on out there?! A 15-year-old girl was raped and brutally murdered (multiple stab wounds and the body was set on fire!) while walking home in her neighborhood this week. Her…

The back-up plan

What will/would you do if your birth control fails? You might want to be more prepared than these two: This fall, Planned Parenthood is running a public information campaign to raise awareness about back-up birth control, specifically emergency contraception (aka, “EC”). “Accidents happen which is why it is essential for any sexually-active woman, or man…