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Lynette Medley
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Cherri Gregg
February 10, 2020 - 5:00 am
Lynette Medley is changing the game by giving women dignity — and access to necessary feminine hygiene products. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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chlamydia
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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 12:42 pm
U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. Read more here.
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A demonstrator carries a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 16, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that didn't use...
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REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania.
PennDOT, file
Mark Abrams
July 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is planning to offer Pennsylvanians a gender-neutral option on driver's licenses within a year. PennDOT spokeswoman Erin Waters-Trasatt said state officials have been monitoring the issue and recently decided to move forward as more and more states have issued...
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Activists celebrate outside the High Court in Gaborone, Botswana, Tuesday June 11, 2019.
AP Photo
June 11, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Cara Anna, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday in a landmark case for Africa when the High Court rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code punishing same-sex relations with up to seven years in prison. Jubilant...
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Ellen DeGeneres at the Pink Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony held in front of Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood, CA on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
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April 04, 2019 - 8:47 am
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- More celebrities are calling for a boycott of hotels owned by the kingdom of Brunei after it enacted new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and tennis star Billie Jean King are just the latest to...
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People hold signs and flags at a rally
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October 22, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By Eli Watkins, CNN (CNN) -- The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft proposal. "Setting a destructive precedent, the Trump-Pence...
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Couple kissing against the backdrop of the city
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Eric Walter
August 21, 2018 - 11:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amorous couples in Guadalajara, Mexico, have less to fear now if they let their emotions get the best of them in public spaces. Lawmakers there have approved a change to the city's bylaws that will allow consenting adults to have sex in public — as long as no one...
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In this May 10, 2012, file photo, a doctor holds Truvada pills at her office in San Francisco.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File
July 24, 2018 - 7:15 am
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer New research shows more promise for using AIDS treatment drugs as a prevention tool, to help keep uninfected people from catching HIV during sex with a partner who has the virus. There were no infections among gay men who used a two-drug combo pill...
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Pagans and neo-druids treat the solstice like the ultimate marriage ceremony. Many couples go to Stonehenge on the Salisbury Plain to confirm their love on the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
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June 21, 2018 - 9:42 am
Daisy Carrington, for CNN (CNN) -- In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice has a history of stirring libidos, and it's no wonder. The longest day of the year tends to kick off the start of the summer season and with it, the harvest. So it should come as no surprise that the solstice is...
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