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Oh Joy Sex Toy: Emergency Contraception

Each week, intrepid comics artist Erika Moen explores a different aspect of sex in Oh Joy Sex Toy. This week: Emergency contraception! How timely, with emergency contraception now being available over-the-counter for all ages

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awesome job, as always

Kudos to Erika on another rad work and props to Bitch for all y'all do as well!

I really, really love these

I really, really love these comics! Keep up the FABULOUS work, Erika!

Love this comic! Thanks for

Love this comic! Thanks for covering emergency contraception, Erika. One thing that readers should keep in mind is that most people who take emergency contraception will not experience the side effects that Saundra in the comic did.

Only about 20% of those who take emergency contraception experience headaches and 11-12% experience nausea. Taking emergency contraception can also cause your next period to start a day or two earlier or later than expected, but the duration is usually not impacted. (for more info:

If you're as excited as we are to see Plan B One-Step on store shelves (finally!), submit a picture to the Healthcare in Our Hands Tumblr:

I love this comic!

This whole series has been so informative and creative! Yay for Erika Moen and Oh Joy :)

The morning after pill is ok

The morning after pill is ok because it's not an abortion!

(Seriously, you could have left the abortion aspect out of it)

I think it was good that they

I think it was good that they added a part about abortion. The whole EC =abortion myth has been circling the more conservative parts of the US for some time now. The comic wasn't making any comment for or against abortion, it was just laying a myth to rest.

That is some good old

That is some good old fashioned education, but very smart way to explain this!


Perfect way of showing it - thumbs up for the graphics! :-)

Just to say that I had to

Just to say that I had to take the morning-after pill twice a few years ago and had next to no side effects whatsoever - my period was slightly early, but that was it. Also that if you live in the UK and need to take it, make sure you go to a doctor/sexual health clinic where you can get it for FREE rather than pay 25/30 quid for it in Boots or wherever.

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