In what advocates are calling an historic ruling, a judge in Fresno County, California, ruled last week that a lawsuit against the Clovis Unified School District’s abstinence-focused sex education program was justified because it was out of compliance with the state’s law.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?