Kelly Bourdet

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Titstare App

I get that this app was a joke. I’m just tired of jokes being made at women’s (and their tits') expense.
Kelly Bourdet
9.9.13
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Why Telemedical Abortions Are the Future

The internet democratizes reasonably-priced health care.
Kelly Bourdet
8.29.13
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Should We All Stop Taking Birth Control?

Are hormonal contraceptives actually a tool of a capitalist patriarchy intent on altering and suppressing femininity?
Kelly Bourdet
8.13.13
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A Brief Chat with a Self Professed Porn Addict

A man contacted me regarding the latest installment of my Future Sex column, which discussed a recent study on sex addiction. He too had read the study, and wanted to discuss what he saw as its failings.
Kelly Bourdet
7.30.13
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Anthony Weiner and the Problem with "Sex Addiction"

The trouble with the categories of "being really horny a lot" and having a true addiction.
Kelly Bourdet
7.28.13
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Sometimes Cunnilingus Is Just Cunnilingus

Stop harping on how evolutionary psychology affects everything from shoe size to head games. You're boring.
Kelly Bourdet
7.12.13
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How 'Pay-for-Delay' Keeps Brand-Name Drug Prices High While Blocking Generics

The practice is no closed-door secret, and finds brand-name drug manufacturers offering financial incentives--one might call them bribes--to generic manufacturers so as to prevent generic drugs from entering the market.
Kelly Bourdet
6.26.13
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Is Ecstasy the Key to Alleviating Autism Anxiety?

The FDA finally approved a clinical study looking at MDMA's effects on autistic individuals.
Kelly Bourdet
5.30.13
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Why We Need an Academic Journal for Pornography

Pornography isn’t any one thing.
Kelly Bourdet
5.10.13
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I Signed Up for Infowars' Dating Site for Conspiracy Theorists

And I’ve already been contacted by a freedom-fighter right here in New York.
Kelly Bourdet
5.2.13
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We Want Our Internet Girls Good

Let Cat Marnell be a drug addict if that's what she wants to be. If she gets paid a boatload of money to talk about it, who cares?
Kelly Bourdet
4.12.13
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Science over Politics: What an Over-the-Counter Morning After Pill Means

If and when Plan B does become available over the counter for women of all ages—possibly as early as May; the FDA can still appeal the ruling—the effects could be enormous.
Kelly Bourdet
4.8.13
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