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Can We Talk About Sex Positively?

Most people experience sex in positive terms. But much of sex education employs the “disease, disaster, dysfunction” language for sex education. Incorporating pleasure and fun will serve us better than focusing only on the negative.

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Sexual Health Ignorance Comes From Above

How long is sex education going to be marginalized, hindered, or just ignored?

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Taking Politics Out of Plan B

I have long mourned the death of science in the emergency contraception debate.

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European Court Rules On Freedom of Expression in Portugal

The European Court of Human Rights recently ruled that Portugal had violated freedom of expression by prohibiting the ship Borndiep, which promoted the decriminalization of abortion, from entering Portuguese territorial waters.

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Can Passion Have a Place in Safe Sex?

In a good relationship that’s about to become sexual, the introduction of a condom can seem like the introduction of a lot of baggage: fear, disease, death.

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Roundup: Common Sense on Contraception, Sex Ed, Women, Catholicism, and Palin’s Liberal Fundraising Boon

Editorials around the country call for common sense on both contraception and sex ed; policies for women are explored; advocacy groups enjoy Palin fundraising bounce; Joe Biden’s Catholicism and the inconsistent Bishops.

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Get Real! We Waited for Marriage – Now What?

Heather Corinna brings Scarleteen’s popular sexual health advice column to RH Reality Check! This week, Heather advises a newlywed who is frustrated by her incompatibility with her husband.

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Iowa Has Record Number of HIV Diagnoses

The number of Iowans diagnosed with HIV infection last year rose to its highest level since reporting began in 1998.

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Not Everything About Sex Is Sexy

It’s time for Congress to take a hard look at some less sexy aspects of sex and sexuality — like the high rates of STIs contracted by teen girls.

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True Reality Television: Where’s Abortion?

Through our television sets, it seems, we get nearly every possible opinion and viewpoint on nearly every possible topic. Just not abortion.

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