In a refreshing change from articles on sex education controversies, virginity pledge events, and chastity balls, the New York Times Magazine shows us what sex education can be when a good teacher is given the freedom to address the subject in an open, honest, and comprehensive way.
President and Mrs. Obama: That power elite. If they were ever really your friends, they’re now your enemies. They’ve gotten what wanted and left you standing at the precipice.
A recent New York Times piece on grinding manages a miraculous combination of inciting panic over fairly harmless teenage behavior while minimizing the very real problem of young men mistreating young women.
What are the two most important points the media, pundit class, and progressive policymakers keep missing about the “abortion” debate? Answer: It’s not about abortion and it’s not about “life.”
A recent New York Times story relies on anecdote and innuendo to focus attention on pregnant drug users rather than actual facts or the real economic and ethical issues that need to be addressed.
As the uncertainty of the very real-life drama about the budget stalemate and threatened shutdown of the federal government drags on, there is one thing you can count on. Every single major media outlet has gotten the story about riders wrong.
More than 50 million women in this country have chosen legal abortion, with 50 million men involved. It is time we all came out of the closet to claim what we have known all along—we are good people making moral choices in difficult circumstances.
In an examination of rumors being spread by anti-choicers that high rates of abortion among black women are due to a campaign of “racial genocide,” the New York Times once again failed to provide relevant evidence, data or balance on issues of critical importance.
The New York Times’ coverage of Pouillon’s murder obfuscates police reports that abortion was not a central factor, romanticizes anti-choice protesters, and ignores the history of anti-choice violence.
When we hear about the increased risk of serious side effects, such as blood clots and strokes, associated with hormonal contraceptives, we should ask ourselves: "Compared to what?"