Winona Dimeo-Ediger

Winona Dimeo-Ediger was a Daily Dot contributor whose work focused on healthcare, race, and sexuality. Her byline has also appeared in Rolling Stone, NPR, the TED Blog, and Ravishly.

Caleb Keeter on gun control

It shouldn’t take being ‘personally affected’ for you to care about gun control

Why is empathy so conditional for conservatives?

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A plain and simple guide to understanding consent

Consent isn’t a buzzkill—it’s vital to every sexual encounter.

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People are quitting their psych meds just in case they lose healthcare

They’re taking their health into their own hands—and also putting it at risk.

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10 answers for white people wondering, ‘What can I do about Charlottesville?’

For starters: Don’t make this about you.

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Munchausen by internet: The rise of medical crowdfunding scams

Meet the people feigning illness and posting campaigns for sympathy, not money.

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Is black ice cream screwing with your birth control?

We investigate.

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Breaking the ‘precious gift’ myth of virginity auctions

It’s time we have an honest conversation about the flawed concept of ‘virginity.’

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It took men declaring dress codes sexist for people to finally listen

When boys complain about having to wear pants, it goes viral. When women complain about being shamed, silence.

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Activists and directors of Planned Parenthood gathered New York City.

11 important things you didn’t know about Planned Parenthood

First and foremost, it’s not just for women.

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5 pro-choice women leaders share what ‘Democratic Unity’ means to them

Unlike Bernie Sanders’ vision, theirs doesn’t include abandoning women’s reproductive rights.

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Muslim Ban protest at U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Washington, D.C.

‘ICE is everywhere’: Social media rumors stoke fears for undocumented immigrants

Facebook posts warning about ICE raids may be doing more harm than good.

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Planned Parenthood federal funding: A Planned Parenthood protest sign

How does federal funding for Planned Parenthood actually work?

For starters, it never ever pays for abortions.

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Trump anxiety is taking a toll on Americans’ health

If you’re a liberal with a history of depression or trauma, this presidency could be more damaging than you thought.

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Women around the world will go on strike on Wednesday

Here’s what you need to know.

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Behind the sudden, disturbing uptick of suicides on Facebook Live

Why a very private act has recently become public spectacle.

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