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Yes, Camille Paglia, Let’s Put Sex Back in Sex Ed—But Not Fear, Shame, or Stereotypes

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In a recent editorial, Paglia argues for moving toward a sex ed model in which young people learn reproductive biology in one class, study sexually transmitted diseases in another, and get a healthy dose of fear, shame, and gender stereotypes in yet another. But sexuality educators disagree.

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Punish First, Educate Later: South Carolina Lawmakers’ Approach to Teen Sexting is Backwards at Best

South Carolina lawmakers are set to look at laws that make sexting between minors a crime and they are not alone; 21 states took up sexting laws in 2011.  But in their rush to address this issue, too many states are punishing first and asking questions later. 

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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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