Over 175 state and national organizations are pressing the Obama White House and Congress to replace silo-ed sex ed programs with truly comprehensive efforts to reduce teen pregnancy and infection.
Facing a significant increase in reported cases of syphilis infections, the Michigan’s Ingham County Health Department says it’s the midst of an outbreak of the sexually transmitted bacterial infection.
In Genessee County, Michigan, an outbreak of the sexually transmitted bacterial infection syphilis continues to claim more patients.
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.
House Democrats increased funding for abstinence-only programs last week just in time for a new non-partisan report that reveals abstinence-only programs are not effective at reducing teen pregnancy and STD rates.