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IF US Supreme Court Overturns Roe, The US Is IN Violation of International Charter on Human Rights

In 2018, the United Nations Human Rights council clarified that the obligation of the International Declaration of Human Rights includes the right to access to abortion services. In fact even further guidance suggests that not doing so is a violation of various treaties that have been signed internationally that are legally binding. Treaties regarding women's rights and equality all explicitly and inherently include this fundamental right in the very nature of their existence and all signatories (of which the United States is one on many of such international treaties) are legally bound to this obligation.

Further guidance released by the United Nations states "Human rights bodies have provided clear guidance on the need to decriminalize abortion. Ensuring access to these services in accordance with human rights standards is part of State obligations to eliminate discrimination against women and to ensure women’s right to health as well as other fundamental human rights."

In addition, General comment No. 36 (2018) on article 6 of the

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, on the

right to life states in section 8 that "Although States parties may adopt measures designed to regulate voluntary

terminations of pregnancy, such measures must not result in violation of the right to life of a pregnant woman or girl, or her other rights under the Covenant. Thus, restrictions on the

ability of women or girls to seek abortion must not, inter alia, jeopardize their lives, subject them to physical or mental pain or suffering which violates article 7, discriminate against

them or arbitrarily interfere with their privacy. States parties must provide safe, legal and effective access to abortion where the life and health of the pregnant woman or girl is at

risk, and where carrying a pregnancy to term would cause the pregnant woman or girl substantial pain or suffering, most notably where the pregnancy is the result of rape or

incest or is not viable. [8] In addition, States parties may not regulate pregnancy or abortion in all other cases in a manner that runs contrary to their duty to ensure that women and girls

do not have to undertake unsafe abortions, and they should revise their abortion laws accordingly. [9] For example, they should not take measures such as criminalizing pregnancies by unmarried women or apply criminal sanctions against women and girls undergoing abortion [10] or against medical service providers assisting them in doing so, since taking such measures compel women and girls to resort to unsafe abortion. States parties should not introduce new barriers and should remove existing barriers [11] that deny effective access by women and girls to safe and legal abortion [12], including barriers caused as a result of the exercise of conscientious objection by individual medical

providers. [13] States parties should also effectively protect the lives of women and girls against the mental and physical health risks associated with unsafe abortions. In particular,

they should ensure access for women and men, and, especially, girls and boys, [14] to quality and evidence-based information and education about sexual and reproductive health [15] and to a wide range of affordable contraceptive methods, [16] and prevent the stigmatization of women and girls seeking abortion.[17] States parties should ensure the

availability of, and effective access to, quality prenatal and post-abortion health care for women and girls, [18] in all circumstances, and on a confidential basis. [19]"

Unrestricted access to abortion is a human right and the moment the court finalizes this, they become internationally illegitimate criminals.

#Abortion #WomensHealth #humanrights #HealthCare #Law #Legal #UnitedNations #Sexuality #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #LGBTQ #Safety #Prochoice #freedom #rights #DisabilityRights #equality #SupremeCourt #Illegitimate #InternationalHealth #who #unitedstates #Us #Discrimination


Questioning my #Sexuality and being a Christian

Hi let me introduce myself my name is Amirah I am 23 my pronouns are she/her for as long as I can remember I always had an infactuation with girls right so coming from a religious household I always felt conflicted because I don't want to lose my faith and I really love God . When I was 18 I came out as bisexual which didn't go well with my family but now I realize that Im a lesbian. And if I'm being honest I'm terrified and sad


ASD diagnosis in late life and masking

I have recently been diagnosed with ASD at the age of 47. One of the aspects of autism what I wasn't aware of is masking. As I've travelled back in my mind I realise there are so many examples where I've got through using masking.

I remember as a teenager I was told that I don't make eye contact. I find it really difficult and mentally draining trying to make eye contact, but end up forcing myself into it, especially when dating.

I have also had a lot of confusion about my sexuality. At one point I came out as gay and ended up building up this whole persona based on how I thought gay men act. In the end it was too much maintaining the personality I created. I accepted that I was actually bisexual, but lean more towards women.

When dating I try so much to be myself, though I find myself trying to act as "normal" as possible, making the whole experience exhausting.

I am still trying to understand who I am, but with a diagnosis I can begin to understand why I am different and how to accept who I am and understand what it is to live with ASD. #ASD #AutismDiagnosis #Sexuality #Masking

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May 24th

Happy Pansexual and Panromantic Awareness and Visibility Day 💖💛💙

To all of those who identify as pansexual or panromantic, today is for you! Celebrate your sexuality and remember that you’re important, loved, and valid.

Love, Adela 😊

#MentalHealth #Sexuality #Awareness #LGBTQIA #LGBTQ #pansexual #panromantic #Support #Pride #Love #WhereMyMindIs

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What My Husband Does Not Know

My husband does not know he is good looking, and really could not tell you what attraction is. He has no idea how to flirt. He thinks a wink means there is something in your eye. He has no knowledge on "sexy time" unless a split is coming through. He thinks he is just him, nothing special.
Then there is me. I know I don't look it, but I can pick him up. I am over weight, and out of shape and look like a fucking lump.
Meanwhile bearded Adonis stands in tank and jeans, no idea that every woman and half the guys in the store just...well.
He folds his arms and stands up straight, and damn he looks like he could devour a woman alive.
And then there is me. The lump. Why would he even want to stand with me? I am as round as I am tall. I hate it and I am trying to fix it but I feel like I am always losing.
Women have stood between us, batted their eyes at him, tried to sit on his lap, even adjusted their cleavage to be seen by him. Yet he just sees me.
I don't feel worthy of him half the time. Him all godly, and mountain man-esque. Me a lump with a temper and no patience for bull.
Why would he even want to be seen with me? I don't want to be seen with me! He has no clue.
#lowselfsteem #Depression #Selfimage #Sexuality

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Am I a survivor of covert incest? #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder

Today I return to my therapist to talk about the problems I've lived during this summer. I have a lot of sexual problems and I'm anorgasmic (with the therapy and my amazing boyfriend I'm fighting against them). I was raped in 2017 and I've lived repeatedly sexual abuses from my narcissistic ex boyfriend. I've had a lot of problems with my sexuality until create a dissociate personality during sex (I was an hypersexual survivor). (ATTENTION: THIS ISN'T DID, ISN'T A SEXUAL ALTER. I care a lot to validate systems) Today I talk to my therapist that my sexual problems started months before from my rape (like feeling nothing during sex). I start dissociate when I was 7-10 years, like I didn't recognize my parents and my sisters and thought that I was adopted when I was angry. When I went to the elementary school for five years I had a teacher and I love her very much. She wants that I would be perfect and take only good grades. In the canteen I was eating near her and one day my classmates bullying me because I was submitted to her. So one day I rebel and I eat near my classmates...she offended very much and she said me that I've abandoned her and that I was mean. In this moment of my life I live with a lot of guilt because I don't know if I love more my mom or my teacher (probably my teacher obligated me to choose, I don't remember very well). My therapist says that I may be a covert incest survivor and for this reason I've problems with my sexuality. What do you think? I need opinions.
#BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #CovertIncest #SexualAbuse #Rape #Survivor #CPTSD #Sexuality #Dissociation