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Filmmaker Byron Hurt gets real about toxic masculinity

Documentary filmmaker Byron Hurt spoke at he BMU about how toxic masculinity is deeply rooted within our society. Photo credit: Danielle Kessler

Danielle Kessler

October 23, 2019

Documentary filmmaker and educator Byron Hurt spoke to the Chico State community on Thursday in the BMU about the dangers of toxic masculinity that persist in our society. He touched on the many issues women still face as a result of misogyny and toxic masculinity, even in an age of progression toward wo...

Pharmacies stall implementation of birth control law

Women will now be able to buy birth control from a pharmacist without a prescription. Photo credit: Amelia Storm

Amelia Storm

April 14, 2016

A California law passed in 2013 has determined that residents can now acquire birth control directly from a pharmacist without a prescription. The law was supposed to go into effect April 8, but has hit some delay, with many pharmacies slow to accept the change in policy. “It sucks, but it doesn...

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