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In some cases, the speculum and rape kit can re-traumatize survivors by treating their bodies as crime scenes. Advocates say it's time to update them both.
Everyone remembers spending time at sleepovers and between classes trying to divine their destiny through the acronymic game—but most fail to realize it's an age-old method of sublimating our existential dread as helpless children.
From peeing on wheat and barley in ancient Egypt, to peeing on ribbons in the 17th century, to peeing on your hand when you're trying to aim for the at-home test.