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.
What teens are – and are not – learning about in sex education classes, plus what we should all learn about pornography.
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.
Aspiring to be the next Republican nominee for President, Governor Tim Pawlenty puts political aspirations over helping Minnesota children grow up healthier and safer.
Why do same people who condemn sex education in elementary schools also tend to support anti-choice displays in those same classrooms?
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.
Abstinence only sex ed may finally be on the decline with support from the federal government for fact-based sex education.
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.
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.
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.