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How HIV-Positive Women Drove a Grassroots Campaign for NYC’s Sex-Ed Mandate

Earlier this week, New York City announced that all public middle and high schools must provide a semester of sex education in 6th or 7th grade, and again in 9th or 10th grade. HIV-positive women worked for several years to make this happen.

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New York City Mandates Comprehensive Sex Education in Public Schools

New York City takes steps to protect students by mandating that public schools offer  comprehensive sex education.

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Archbishop of New York Compares Marriage Equality Law to China’s One-Child Policy and Other “Communiques”

I am always struck by how those who seek and work actively to limit the rights and freedoms of groups of people based on race, class, sex, gender or sexual orientation somehow always see themselves as the victims. 

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New York Proposes Teaching About “Safe Haven” Laws In School

Recent actions involving harm to babies of teen moms has the health department moving for more education on how to give over an unwanted child.

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Morning Roundup: Arkansas Tries to Prevent Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Arkansas poised to prevent insurance coverage of abortion in new plans, Ted Haggard now says he’s bisexual, a woman in Brooklyn tricked another woman into taking misoprostol to induce an abortion, and the history of sodomy laws in the United States.

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“Honest Reproductive Care” At Center of New York City Crisis Pregnancy Center Debate

New York’s city council debates regulating so called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers,” requiring them to post signs stating they do not offer abortion services or referrals.

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Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O’Donnell, Condoms and Concussions

Crisis pregnancy centers, Christine O’Donnell, condoms and concussions.  This week’s Weekly Pulse is brought to you by the letter C.

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Roundup: Anti-Choicers and Deceit

Anti-choicers thrive on deceit to further their agenda. A look at crisis pregnancy centers who are forced to tell the truth, and unpacking the myths about health care reform.

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Roundup: Reproductive Rights Play into Most New York Races in 2010

In New York state abortion is becoming a key talking point in numerous legislative runs.

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Extremist Candidates Move Towards Total Elimination of Abortion

Will the voting public decide that the new “pro-life without discrimination” candidates have gone too far in stripping women of their reproductive rights?

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