A report from the CDC shows that schools are failing to teach about STI and pregnancy prevention. But even if they were, students would still be left in the dark about many important issues.
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?
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A husband and wife abstinence-only-until-marriage education team appear to find ways to keep your tax dollars in their family.