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Abstinence-Only Education Offers Nothing But an “F”

I’ve taught young women who thought drinking a certain brand of soda pop would prevent HIV/AIDS infection and who were convinced that certain forms of birth control caused permanent sterilization.

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Roundup: What Are Teens Really Learning In Sex Education Classes?

What teens are – and are not – learning about in sex education classes, plus what we should all learn about pornography.

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Teaching Evolution Causes Teen Pregnancy???

What are the real dangers of teaching evolution in school?  According to Colorado Right to Life spokesperson Bob Enyart, it will make teens get pregnant.

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Back To School: With Sights on White House, Pawlenty Sacrifices Minnesota Teens

Aspiring to be the next Republican nominee for President, Governor Tim Pawlenty puts political aspirations over helping Minnesota children grow up healthier and safer.

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Another Anti-Choice Hypocrisy: Freedom of Speech and Sex Education On Our Terms or Not At All

Why do same people who condemn sex education in elementary schools also tend to support anti-choice displays in those same classrooms?

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(VIDEO) Real Sex Ed: Is the Obama Administration Just Playing Games?

The National Institutes of Health pays for a $434,000 video game in which kids “score” by not kissing boys, money that could have been far better spent on real sex ed.

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Comprehensive Sex Ed Gets Help From the Administration

Abstinence only sex ed may finally be on the decline with support from the federal government for fact-based sex education.

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(VIDEO) California’s Sex Education Program: Ongoing Struggles Behind the Success Story

California’s policies have undeniably made a positive impact on sex education in the state. But, unfortunately, sex education advocates can’t dust off our hands and move on. Many California public schools are still providing abstinence-only-until marriage programs, in spite of policies that forbid them.

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The People Behind Gallup’s Polls

Recent polling data from Gallup suggested a drop in support for legal abortion among young adults. But we need to look past the numbers to uncover the reasons for these numbers, and what needs to be done to change them.

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Roundup: Abstinence-Motivational Speaker Shuts Down Sex Ed Class in Nashville

One parent makes a complaint about a Nashville school’s voluntary sex education class which leads to it being shut down. One detail: the parent just happens to be an a motivational speaker on abstinence.

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