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New Minimum Standards for Sex Education: Progress or Retreat?

The newly released sexuality education standards set a minimum for school-based sexuality education. Yet even these leave out essential terms, information, and values. Because so many schools are still so far from adopting even minimal standards, I increasingly feel technology and social media will replace schools as the major source of sexuality education for children and young people.

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New Publication Sets Standards for Sex Education

This week, a coalition of education organizations released a new document designed to help states and school districts across the country create or evaluate sexuality education curriculum.  

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Every Generation Needs a Revolution

Daryl Hannah joins Alec Loorz at the IMatter Marches where thousands march for environmental sustainability, social justice and human fulfillment on our planet…They are a Generation Waking Up!!!

 

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Common Ground on Abortion? Views from Under the Bus

Can common ground be found with people like Sharron Angle?  Reproductive rights experts answer these questions and explain why the ground is erroding beneath us in the abortion debate.

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Leading Sex Ed Groups Launch “Future of Sex Education”

Three leading sex ed organizations collaborate on “The Future of Sex Education,” a strategic guide and website devoted to advocating for comprehensive sex ed classes.

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Bush HHS Tries End Run On Abstinence-Only Funds

The Bush Administration is planning an end run to entice states into applying for abstinence-only funds that Congress has yet to authorize, and potentially tie the hands of the next administration.

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What Does Youth Participation in HIV/AIDS Strategy Mean? Collaboration.

Thanks to youth participation in the the 2008 UN High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, the Civil Society Declaration emphasized youth vulnerability and young people’s concerns.

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Vote Now: Sex Monsters and Sex Ed!

Young people from around the country reveal themselves on video, opening up about sexuality education in their schools, how and what they learned about sex and most importantly – what they’re not learning. Vote for your favorite videos in our Fresh Focus: Sex Ed Digital Video Contest!

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What was Your Sex-Ed Like? Submit a Video!

The deadline for our Fresh Focus: Sex Ed Digital Video Contest has been extended! Tell us about your sex-ed experience; win cool prizes and maybe even a trip to San Francisco to screen your video!

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One Day Is Not Enough

We must all start living like every day is World AIDS Day.

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