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Get Real! How Can I Stop Feeling So Guilty About Having Sex?

I’m 23 and was raised Christian and sex has always made me feel guilty.  I got married a year ago and now can’t enjoy sex at all. Am I being punished for having sex before marriage? Should I just accept a life without sex?

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Roundup: Teen Age Pregnancy, Don’t Do It!

Britain has seen a reduction in teen pregnancies, but is it good enough?  And a mini miracle roundup.

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Congressional Quarterly Calls Holland “Serious Contender” Against Brownback

CQ Politics has moved its rating of ultra-conservative U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), the leading contender to date, from Safe Republican to Likely Republican in response to the entry of a strong Democratic candidate.

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Ab-Only May Help PreTeens Delay Sex

Research released this week on an “abstinence-only” program for young, urban African American preteens found success in delaying sex for up to 24 months, but does not support the failed ab-only-until-marriage programs of the Bush era.

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Comprehensive Sex Ed for the Comprehensively Celibate

As someone who was all but completely celibate throughout high school–not at all by conscious choice–I found the lack of information among sexually active teens, and the politicization of teen sex very frustrating.

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Covering It All: Don’t Neglect Condoms for Prevention

Condoms are affordable, easy to use with the proper instruction, and extraordinarily effective in preventing both STDs, including HIV, and pregnancy if used consistently and correctly. Why aren’t more of us using them?

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Abstinence Only: Back So Soon?

I thought we all decided that abstinence only education doesn’t work.
And I don’t mean “we” as in the pro-choice reproductive rights community—I mean students, teachers, parents, school boards, and even
the president. But I guess some members of congress didn’t get the memo.

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Roundup: Masturbation as Natural as Breathing….Let’s Ban That, Too

The far right continues to use the “sex boogeyman” as a scare tactic to undermine comprehensive sex ed, here and abroad. Agence-France Press reports that guidelines originally drafted by the UN cultural organisation Unesco will promote…..(gasp!)….masturbation.

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International Guidelines For Sex-Ed Spokesmodel?

With the recent release of a UNESCO report offering global guidelines for sex-ed, an unlikely ambassador appears on Sean Hannity’s program and offers up some serious spokesmodel potential.

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Focus on the Family Still Doesn’t Understand Abortion

Not surprisingly, Focus
on the Family doesn’t support the one thing that would help reduce the number
of abortions in this country – comprehensive sex education.

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