Generation Z—made up of people who were born between the early 1990s and 2010—is so accustomed to everyday sexism that most of us do not even notice when demeaning language is used, let alone call it out, when we hear it in songs like “Blurred Lines.”
As National Condom Month draws to a close, this week’s roundup focuses on condom availability and use: in New York, in high schools, and in colleges.
A rural teen pregnancy prevention program uses intensive engagement with teens and their families, as well as coordination with local agencies, to dramatically reduce teen births while increasing educational attainment.
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.
Our youth deserve the opportunity to complete their high school and college education, free of early parenthood. We can make a difference by advocating for effective sex education.
Last week, 3,000 copies of the New School Free Press were stolen on the day it was published.