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Overcoming Barriers to Care in Mexico

When I was growing up in California, I often felt disconnected from my extended family in Mexico. Once I became a teenager, however, I realized our experiences weren’t as different as I’d assumed in my youth, especially when it came to accessing sexual and reproductive health care.

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The Grizzly-Sized Hypocrisy of Sarah Palin and the Right

Governor Palin, I have a few questions for you. Is it hypocritical when feminists fight for sexuality education in the schools? Is it hypocritical when we fight for subsidized child-care, equal pay and funding for higher education?

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(VIDEO) Conservative State Senator Supports Better Sex Ed in Utah

A conservative Utah State Senator discusses his efforts to make sex ed in his state better, though admittedly not comprehensive as it still omits discussion of sexual identity and diversity.

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South Carolina’s First Virtual March on the Statehouse

Tell Them presents the first ever Virtual March on the South Carolina Statehouse in support of responsible reproductive health policies! Check out www.tellthemsc.org for more information!

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National and State ACLU File Suit to End Ab-Only Funding in Mississippi

The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Mississippi today asked a federal court in Mississippi to end government funding of religion in the state’s abstinence-only-until-marriage program.

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Start Sex Ed Early, Or It’s Just a History Lesson

We know, unfortunately, that the younger the intended audience the more likely it is that there will be disagreements over whether they should learn about sex and sexuality at all.

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More Troubling News from the CDC on the Sexual Health of Young Adults

The latest report from the CDC underscores what many already know: teens need medically accurate and age appropriate information and access to preventative health care to build healthier, brighter futures.

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Failure to Launch: Obama’s New Teen Initiative Can Be Fixed, and Here’s How

Preventing teen pregnancy is incredibly important. But unintended pregnancy among teens is not the only sexual and reproductive health issue facing our nation’s youth.

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Teaching Withdrawal

Despite the taboo against unprotected sex, it turns out that the
withdrawal method, a.k.a. pulling out, is nearly as effective as condom
use when used properly. As more evidence surfaces about the reality of
withdrawal, should we include it in comprehensive sexual education?

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Back Down the Rabbit Hole: White House Confirms Abstinence-Only Programs May Still Receive Funding

Yesterday, the White House confirmed that under its plan to fund teen pregnancy prevention programs through community and faith-based programs, “some abstinence-only education could qualify.”

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