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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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Getting Real About the REAL Act

A disease prevention model of sexuality education does little to address the real issues that young people face on a daily basis.

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Roundup: British Sex Ed to Start in Kindergarten

British sex ed to start in kindergarten; Indiana abortion bill gains provision that would actually help women – so antis oppose it; Minnesota protects public funding for abortion; Bonnie Erbe on the YouTube trap.

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Real Parents Want Real Sex Ed

My daughter could only get extra credit in health class if I signed a release form for her to participate in an abstinence-only program.

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A Closer Look at Utopia: Strengths and Weaknesses of Sex Ed in Sweden

Imagine this: Sweden’s school-based sexuality education is so strong that a yearly national youth poll shows that the majority of young people report that they get the best information on contraception and STIs from school.

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Bill O’Reilly’s “Best Friends”

Bill O’Reilly gives a D.C.-based abstinence-only advocate a platform to spout false talking points about sexuality education.

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Addressing Sexual Violence through Sexuality Education

Parents and teachers need to have lots of difficult conversations about sex with their teens, where the “right” answer isn’t clear.

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State Trends: Abortion, Personhood, Sex Ed and STIs

With the legislative year well underway, laws to establish fetal personhood, mandating medically accurate sex ed, and treating partners for STIs are on the move.

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New SIECUS State Profiles Document National Shift in Sex Education

SIECUS research this year shows that there are now seven states that are completely free of any federal abstinence-only-until-marriage money.

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