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By Monica Groves A major personality trait of many women is the “want” to be liked by everyone. It stems from not wanting to disappoint or let down their friends and loved ones. This “want” to be accepted leads to us compromising and stretching ourselves too thin. This causes a lack of self-preservation that throws…

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J Coles Wet Dreamz

J. Cole’s latest album continues to receive deserved attention for his honest and critical analysis of the music industry’s effects on society and his storytelling ability, which asks the questions: what is success really worth and at what expense? What stands out to Get Smart B4U Get Sexy is how J. Cole uses his music…

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Looking for Holiday gifts that will add some extra joy for getting smart and sexy between the sheets? The holidays are a time to gather together; to spend with friends, family, your partner of ___ months/years or that new boo that you are kinda feelin’ hella tough. The holidays are a reason to celebrate and…

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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 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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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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  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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