Now that Bristol Palin has dared to use her own voice to speak out about the challenges of early motherhood, the fact that “abstinence-only-until-marriage” is unrealistic, and the need for real sex ed, the far right is throwing her under the bus.
A Mississippi sex ed bill may finally address the rising teen birth rates. But is it too little too late?
The mainstream media discussion of the inclusion of family planning in the stimulus bill ranged from the ridiculous to the pathetic and illustrates the need for sex ed for male lawmakers and talking heads.
President Obama’s first official act is to proclaim today a “National Day of Renewal and Reconciliation.” Can we find that reconciliation between the pro-and anti-choice movements?
The way we teach kids about safe use of the Internet and texting should parallel the way we teach them about safe sex: rather than condemn or forbid behaviors, focus on reducing any associated risks.
Racial equality and social justice are part of what fuel reproductive justice. Reverend King, Jr. was a strong and vocal proponent for reproductive justice and understood how critical this was in the fight for freedom and justice.
From Connecticut to Colombia, here are the International Women’s Health Coalition’s top ten wins for women’s health in 2008.
What do anti-choice leaders actually mean by “finding common ground” on prevention abortion? What kind of First Lady will Michelle Obama be? Does television cause teen sex?
The Boston Globe reports that there must be a lot of disappointed Catholic bishops with the election of Barack Obama. But Catholic voters helped elect Obama, with a 54% majority, despite Obama’s strong record on reproductive health and rights. And the Catholic far right has a plan.
A new administration, a new agenda for sexual and reproductive health and rights advocates. What’s new? What’s changed? What are we still fighting for after all these years and how can a new leader make the greatest impact on women’s health and lives globally?