A new study suggests that porn might not influence young people’s sexual behavior as much as we thought, and it turns out that even Europeans have limits about how explicit sex education can be, at least when it’s for first-graders.
For me, loving my culture means wanting to embrace it and smash it at the same time.
As colleagues and legislators, we have been discussing the current status and future of reproductive health care in Texas. Recent political discourse has prompted us to reignite a community conversation in hopes of raising some awareness about the intersections of race, class, and gender when it comes to health care.
The use of a government issued ID to suppress the rights of “undesirable” communities is not just limited to voting rights, but is also a barrier for access to over-the-counter emergency contraception.
If we are truly committed to communities of color, it is imperative that reproductive health and justice communities work to expand access to health care for low-income people.
In many ways, Latino views on reproductive health put us at the forefront of efforts to find a constructive public dialogue regarding abortion. Latinos want the conversation in the states and nationally to be less judgmental and less stigmatizing, both in our language and our treatment of a woman making the decision about whether or not to end a pregnancy.
As an African-American female who has worked in public health for 20 years I am a little exhausted of the slow progress that the United States has made concerning health equity for minority populations.
I don’t usually follow Lady Gaga, but the lyrics of a recent song contain language suggesting bias and discrimination against Latinos, transgendered and gay persons.
A new report by California Latinas for Reproductive Justice reveals that pregnant and parenting young Latinas face systemic discrimination in educational institutions and lack social supports in their communities.
Catholics for Choice and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health created a radio campaign to encourage Catholic, Latinos and Latinas to use condoms as an STI prevention tool. Some radio stations are saying no thanks.