Your story, of your family struggling to make ends meet, and of the lack of education about sexual and reproductive health, is all too common for young Latinas all over this country—though it’s not always a story that is spoken of out loud.
Las Vegas Review Journal contributor Sherman Frederick penned a column claiming that state legislators are pushing a new bill seeking to bolster sex education in Nevada because they believe “Nevada girls are easy.”
This week, a federal judge blasted the Obama administration on emergency contraception, and the battle over Arkansas’ 12-week abortion ban heated up.
Nevada’s largest public school district has resolved a civil rights complaint that it was discriminating against girls by failing to provide equal opportunities in athletics.
Before voting on a resolution that would repeal Nevada’s heterosexual definition of marriage, state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson came out to his fellow lawmakers, telling them, “I’m gay.” The resolution, Senate Joint Resolution 13, passed 12-9 and now moves on to the state Assembly for a vote. Atkinson, a Democrat, represents North Las Vegas.
After a bad week for sex ed last week, there’s some good news as Nevada’s assembly passes a law to expand and improve sexuality education in the state.
The anti-choice legal group leaves out a few simple facts when they tout their “win” in Nevada.
Taking a lesson from the 2012 election results, the state’s Tea Party activists are lookign to be less rigid in the upcoming cycle.
A judge has ruled that the pregnant Nevada woman should continue her pregnancy as her legal guardians requested.
Who gets to make a final decision when a patient can’t consent, her guardians, or the court?