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Entries by Keli Goff from 02/2012

7 Lessons From Komen-Gate: What the Komen Controversy Taught Us About Race, Class and Cancer

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Women

It's been a whirlwind week for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Planned Parenthood and any woman or man who cares about both organizations. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, there are lessons all of us who care about women's health and social change can glean from this saga.

10 Facts About Contraception (And How It Changed the World) That Every Man and Woman Should Know

| Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Here is a list of the most powerful ways contraception has impacted and continues to impact the world, from issues such as literacy to life expectancy rates of women.

Why Every Woman Should Celebrate the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (Yes, I'm Serious)

| Posted 02.21.2012 | Women

While the rest of the modeling world has increasingly celebrated body types that look like a 16-year-old girl's head placed on top of a 13-year-old boy's body, Sports Illustrated has continuously celebrated healthy female bodies.

Do You Live in a Rapist-Friendly State? (Yes, There Is Such a Thing.)

| Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

In interviews with representatives from organizations dedicated to aiding survivors of sexual assault and improving the criminal justice system's prosecution of sex crimes, I learned that as the current system stands the release of proven rapists is virtually inevitable.