Quit It With the Abstinence-Only Stuff!


Remember making "fortune-tellers" when you were young? You wrote down colors, numbers and names under the flaps of the small, intricately-folded creation and deep in the middle, under all of the flaps, you'd craft "fortunes" for your friends amusement. How many friends did you reel in to be the recipients of this magic-making device?

"Quit It With The Abstinence Stuff", one of today's featured video contest finalists ,uses the power of the fortune-teller to make a powerful point about sexuality education and the true consequences of relying solely on abstinence-only programs for sexuality education.

And in Sex.Ed.101, a young woman beautifully explores the conflicting messages young people receive from parents, society and school. In this powerful video, a teenage girl becomes frustrated when her parents put up the big, ole hand when she wants to discuss sex.

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  • http://www.myspace.com/7558749 invalid-0

    At the heart of this abstinence-only movement are pathetic losers who failed to convince someone to have sex with them, so they go around preaching how it is so great to be a grown-up virgin, just to make themselves feel better. But at the end of the day, they are still miserable, knowing that they are inferior to everyone else.

  • invalid-0

    Truly one of the most ridiculous arguments against abstience education I have ever heard. You must really think you are all that because you do all that!

  • harry834

    Nothing wrong with being a grown-up virgin. The wrongness is in the use of anti-sex belief system.

    It's the ideology, not the personal sexual choice.

    Now that I've gotten that out if the way, can we go back to fighting as one team?

    :)