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Birth Control Made Me

Birth control made me. Kinda oxymoronic, eh? But it did. I could have gotten pregnant oh so many years ago, with my high school boyfriend. I would have been showing in my graduation robe, with that silly gold Honor Student cord meaning nothing, as I settled down in my nothing town, with bills, diapers, and [...]

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The State of Our Union is Weird

When I was growing up, everything seemed to be coming up roses for women.  “The Pill”, those fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, Gloria Steinem getting out of her bunny suit and into tailored Chanel. We, as women, had more choices than any generation before us.  We were raised by the Silent Majority and the [...]

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