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Abstinence-Only Funding Not Dead if Congress Plays “Hide-the-Salami” Again

Will funding for abstinence-only-until marriage programs stay out of the budget once Congress gets its hands on it?

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Obama Urges End to Abstinence-Only

Advocates for comprehensive sex-ed in New Mexico, which has the second-highest teen birth rate in the country, say they’re elated by the president’s proposal to cut abstinence-only funding.

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Roundup: Special 2010 Budget Edition

2010 budget slashes funding for abstinence-only, leaves abortion funding restrictions in place; Will Saletan on a “safe, legal and early” compromise strategy.

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The Agony and (Not Quite) Ecstasy – Reproductive Health in the President’s 2010 Budget

Obama’s 2010 budget contains some recommendations that should buoy those of us working to improve women’s reproductive health, but it also contains a dose of heartache.

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Abstinence for All?

Of course Bristol Palin is pro-abstinence. She got pregnant, and now her son if four months old. And she realizes that if she hadn’t had sex, she wouldn’t have to deal with this.

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Can We Shame Our Way Out of Teen Pregnancy and Parenting?

A glittery panel discussion about teen pregnancy prevention shames teens who parent, treats girls as sexual gate-keepers and ignores dating violence and sexual coercion.

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VIDEO: “If You’re Having Sex, Have Safe Sex,” Says Bristol Palin on the Today Show

The nation’s most prominent voice on being a teen parent is coming ever closer to endorsing comprehensive, medically-accurate sexuality education.

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Adolescent Pregnancy Must Become a Priority for All Americans

Every day, more than 2,000 girls in America, age 15-19, give birth – in the wealthiest, most educated nation in the world! Neither you nor I should accept this statistic.

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Looking for Leaders: Grassroots Groups Push for Teen Pregnancy Prevention in Colorado

Policy change realized in Colorado’s sex education law is due in large part to the efforts of grassroots communities demanding safety nets for our youth and communities.

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Sex, Lies, and Federal Money

President Obama and Speaker Pelosi, if you have to throw a bone to the right wing, let it not be the bones of the youth who elected you. We just want the facts that can save our lives.

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