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Progressive Bloggers Do Texas – And Confront Bad Sex Education Policies

Home to Netroots Nation this week, the progressive convention for political activists and bloggers, Texas is also home to the highest teen birth rate in the nation while spending more on abstinence-only programs than any state. The mix is the perfect recipe for political change.

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Will Democrats Stand Up for Sex Education?

Like most progressive activists, I viewed the results of the November 7, 2006 election with joy. Finally the issue of comprehensive sex education would be under the control of elected officials whom I trusted. Well, guess what? Nothing changed.

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Waiting On A Dream

In Walk in My Shoes: A Black Activist’s Guide to Surviving the Women’s Movement, Marcela Howell helps young women of color navigate the turbulent waters of the white women’s movement.

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