Virginity is a cultural idea, not a medical fact, and not a particularly useful one. And masturbation is A-OK.
A survey of youth in Bogota found most are making autonomous, independent decisions about their sexual lives.
If the political dialogue concerning abortion is going to shift towards reducing the number of abortions, it’s a no-brainer that we change our schools’ backward sex-ed policies.
While acknowledging the “cultural context” in which many students live, Jamaican Minister of Education Andrew Holness has refused to supply students with condoms in the schools.
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Will my ob-gyn be able to tell that I’ve had an abortion? How will an abortion affect sex? Heather responds to women’s questions about post-abortion care.
As long as you take your pills as directed and on time, with the exception of a few medications or herbs that can interact with the pill, you’re as covered as you can get.
President-Elect Obama has pledged to end funding for programs that do not work and, after $1.5 billion in taxpayer money, evidence is clear that abstinence-only programs do not work.
Frankly, if I had a partner who was trying to talk his way out of cooperating with managing risks, I wouldn’t just insist on a condom. I would insist on not being sexual with that person at all.
Against a wider backdrop of sexual violence being committed against, and perpetrated by, children and adolescents, the sexualization of under-aged teenagers in Jamaica is extremely problematic.