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Let’s Say it Plainly: Pelvic Exams Without Consent Are Rape

Women’s bodies are up for grabs, even at the doctor’s office

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TTwo months ago I had surgery to fix a broken nose, and I was downright panicked about going under anesthesia. I hated the idea of being put out and of not being in control. It was terrifying. A few hours after I woke up, I…