The Chronicles

World AIDS Day

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Dec 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo of AIDS Ribbon

World AIDS Day is today. The CDC states that HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times higher than that of any other racial group based on population size. Open, honest communication with partners and knowing what risks you are open to… take is important when reducing transmission of HIV and other STDs. Also reports […]

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Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC)

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Nov 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) or long-acting reversible birth control are methods of birth control that provide effective pregnancy preventation for an extended time without requiring the person to do anything. They include injections, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and subdermal implants. They are very effective with only a 1% failure rate. They are also much more cost […]

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What is the Clit?

By Kristina Meyers | Nov 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
A community member member asks a question

  Answer: For some “clit” is an affectionate nickname for the erectile tissue found above the urethra and vaginal opening which is the clitoris. Some women like clitoral stimulation during times of self or partner pleasure and it can definitely be considered an orgasmic spot with the 8,000 nerve endings running throughout it. In some […]

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Meet the Faces of Get Smart

By Nourbese | Sep 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

  “Va-gi-NA” whisper it a few times, then say it louder and louder.  Eventually you will start feeling the power of the word and the internal power that exists within yourself.  It took me a while to say or even acknowledge my vagina.  I am currently 27 – still young, always independent and a womanly […]

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After the test

By Nourbese | Sep 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last thing anyone wants to talk about when dating someone new and the first thing everyone should talk about before going to bed with someone: STDs. Quick, run for the hills, this post is going to be dicey! STDs are scary, I know; I’ve lived with one for 14 years. And, I’m young (or, […]

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How to friend zone someone and still be friends…

By Nourbese | Sep 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

  So you go on a date with a special someone, you had fun, a lot of fun, so you decided to try again, cause well the first date was great… And while you are enjoying your date you get to the end, and here comes that awkward moment before you kiss, and you realize […]

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Victory in California!

By Nourbese | Oct 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Posted on Racialicious.org  As the rest of the country is busy restricting safe and legal access to abortion with mandatory waiting periods, costly clinic restrictions and by targeting doctors, California has become a beacon for reproductive justice and health. Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 154, legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, which […]

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Condoms of the future

By Nourbese | Oct 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

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