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Is Sexual Health Education Passé?

Until we see improvements in these numbers and a betterment of the lives impacted, we still very much need to talk about and frame the discussion on sexual health.

You can buy sex toys at the drug store these days. Does that mean we no longer need to talk about and promote sexual health?

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What Are They Doing Out There? Misguided, Sometimes Dangerous “Prayer Warriors” Abrogate Human Rights

“What are they doing out there?” So-called prayer warriors misinform and mislead the public, intimidate clients, and prevent people from exercising their rights to health care.

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Sexual Health Education 101 Quiz

Public education is about education. In our public debate about sexual health education, what is most important is to respect public education’s core values of evidence, science and reason.

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Women of Color and the Anti-Choice Focus on Eugenics

Women of color are not children unable to make decisions and our children are not “on the brink of extinction” through an organized genocidal plot.

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Says New Religious Institute Report

Encouraging spiritual leaders and congregations to promote open, factual discussions on sex, sexuality and social justice is the focus of a new report by the Religious Institute.

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Can You Hear Us Now?

There is no opportunity to change hearts and minds when social progressives ignore or avoid the toughest issues. And in failing to take these issues on, we also fail to improve access to contraception, medically accurate sex education, pre- and post-natal care, birthing options, child care, paid family leave, and so much more.

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Policies to Curb Latina Teen Pregnancies Have Failed

Latina teens give birth at a rate more than twice that of white teens. Many of the policies intended to address this are misguided and have been largely ineffective. We need a dramatically different approach.

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International Aid, Made Local

By using the peer-to-peer model, the Minnesota International Health Volunteers program avoids, or at least reduces, public health obstacles that arise when there’s a culture clash.

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Husband and Wife Abstinence-Only Execs “Marry” Federal Funding Contracts

A husband and wife abstinence-only-until-marriage education team appear to find ways to keep your tax dollars in their family.

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