Marni Sommer is an associate professor of
Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia
University, and a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project.
Donald Trump’s comments about Hillary Clinton’s bathroom break during the latest presidential debate were ridiculous and offensive, but at least he’s bringing attention to ongoing gender inequities.
Despite Blume’s best efforts, young people in the U.S. still lack adequate information about their bodies and sexuality—and they’re not alone.