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New York Anti-Choice Group Decries Abortion Rate While Opposing Sex Ed and Family Planning

A right-wing group affiliated with the Catholic Church hierarchy is advocating against New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s new sex-ed mandate while also opposing access to family planning services and decrying the city’s abortion rate.

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like the ‘P’ Word?; Should School-Based Sex Education Address Pleasure?

For some, the idea of including pleasure within sexuality education is a no-brainer. For others, it is the forbidden subject—the Voldemort of sex ed that should not be named under any circumstance. 

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Film Review (Part Two): Let’s Talk About Giving Parents More Advice

Part Two of the reveiw of the documentary, Let’s Talk About Sex, has some of the advice parents might need to at least begin conversations about sex with their children and teens. 

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Maria Talks and Suddenly Lawmakers are Listening: The Controversy Over A Website Providing Sex Information for Teens

Maria Talks, a website with frank sexual health information for young people, suddenly has a lot of critics who think it’s too explicit. I talk with one of the websites creators to get her take on the site and the controversy.

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Film Review: Does “Let’s Talk About Sex” Communicate the Right Messages to the Right Audiences?

The new film Let’s Talk About Sex was created with the intention of sparking public dialogue about and family communication on teen sex and sexuality issues. Here’s my take on whether the film is giving the right message to the right audiences.

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Stacey Campfield’s Tennessee Gag Order on Gays

Tennessee’s proposed ban on discussing homosexuality is, of course, more about the “homo” than the “sexuality.”

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(VIDEO) When You’re Strokin’ This Spring…

Springtime is here. Love is in the air. People of all ages are getting ready to do some serious strokin.’ And who can blame them? With the right information and resources available, sex can be healthy, positive and—dare I say—even fun.

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Arguing with Myself: Tastefulness, Censorship, and the Sex-Toy Demonstration

Was the now-infamous sex-toy demonstration at Northwestern a consensual experience among students on a college campus or a pointless display that left all sex ed open for attack? Maybe it was both.

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A Top Ten List of Resolutions for Parents Talking to Teens About Sex

Here are some suggestions on building a better bridge between you and your teen on sexuality issues…a top ten list for parents to hit it out of the park themselves in 2011.

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Top of the News: Afternoon Edition

Starting today, we’ll post a quick set of links to those stories we missed or didn’t have time to write about each day. Scan the links and click through to read more!

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