When the Bloomberg administration unveiled its teen pregnancy prevention campaign last March, it was met with immediate backlash. Now the city has updated the campaign website, but the site doesn’t abandon all of the problematic language featured in the previous campaign.
The storm ripped the roof off the Rockaways area of New York City, literally and figuratively, and shone a light on how woefully under-resourced the community was, and is.
You think raising toddlers as a single mom is difficult? Try doing it without a home.
A highly contagious strain of meningitis that has struck 22 men in New York City in the last three years, killing seven of them, has public health experts scratching their heads and looking for ways to get as many gay men vaccinated as possible.
In this week’s sexual health roundup, we take a close look at New York City: a new app for teens, a little-known regulation that prevents schools from teaching sex ed in buildings owned by the Catholic Church, and a new report that finds huge reproductive health disparities across the five boroughs.
Christine Quinn’s silence was notable because she is widely perceived to be the only obstacle standing between the bill and its passage.
In the campaign’s SMS exchange about Anaya, the pregnant teen character who is bullied at the prom, she is no longer called a “fat loser”—now she’s just called a “loser.” Progress?
When teens become parents, they instantly become victims of discrimination, judgment, and stereotyping, not only from their peers, but from school staff as well.
The New York Human Resource Administration’s new teen pregnancy prevention campaign takes shame as a prevention tactic to an entirely new level.
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.