Claire Lampen

Claire Lampen is a lifestyle reporter who covers sex, gender, and reproductive rights. Formerly a Fulbright fellow, she has published work with Vogue, Gizmodo, Refinery29, Teen Vogue, the BBC, Vice, Marie Claire, and more.

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Everything to know about the far-right ‘We the People’ rally in Philadelphia

Organizers say this isn't a white nationalist rally, but it sure sounds like one.

On Nov 17, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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8 facts about masturbation that you probably didn’t learn in sex ed

Here are some of the unsung benefits.

On Oct 4, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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Hysterical men illustrate the profound imbalance in gender dynamics

If a woman fell into a full-scale meltdown in front of Congress, if she shrieked and spit the way multiple men did yesterday, we would not be having even a hypothetical conversation about her confirmation.

On Sep 28, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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11 times Mazie Hirono had zero f**ks to give

The Hawaii senator may just be our greatest feminist hero.

On Sep 22, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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The key to a good d*ck pic is consent, according to the internet’s foremost expert

Let the founder of 'Critique My D*ck Pic' show you the way.

On Sep 13, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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The Trump administration’s latest plan to detain immigrant children indefinitely should terrify you

Here's how you can fight it.

On Sep 8, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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How should we celebrate Women’s Equality Day in 2018?

Women’s Equality Day—slated for Aug. 26—has its origins in equal voting rights. So what kind of equality should we hope for?

On Aug 24, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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It isn’t required in 19 states to teach teens about condoms

The abstinence-only sex ed agenda is only growing more dangerous under Trump.

On Jul 31, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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Here’s why sex work is legitimate work

Do not confuse it with 'sex trafficking.'

On Jul 26, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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Apparel site Teespring will fill your closet with stolen designs

Artists are constantly reporting pirated work—and yet more just keep popping up on the site.

On Jul 18, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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What it takes to make an open relationship work

Open relationships have nothing to do with being sneaky.

On Jul 13, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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Sorry ‘organic’ sex lovers, but pulling out is still a terrible birth control method

Nice try, though.

On Jul 11, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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Here’s how Brett Kavanaugh could undo Roe v. Wade

Trump and his SCOTUS pick have already made their intentions clear.

On Jul 10, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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When and how to DTR, according to a dating expert

'So, like, what are we?'

On Jun 23, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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‘We will continue to fight’: The Family Separation Protest is still on for June 30

Trump's executive order hasn't changed a thing, say organizers.

On Jun 21, 2018 by Claire Lampen