In her reader diary, Leah627 writes: The recent sexting scandal in Pennsylvania provokes questions about technology, the role of parents vs. the government in education, and sexism.
Imagine this: Sweden’s school-based sexuality education is so strong that a yearly national youth poll shows that the majority of young people report that they get the best information on contraception and STIs from school.
Jessica Valenti goes on the “Today Show” to promote the idea that women and girls aren’t reducible to their sex lives, and correct the record on abstinence-only.
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.
Georgia Senate seat stays anti-choice; why hasn’t anti-choice South Dakota enacted an abortion ban?; ensuring birth control access for teens in Maine; a policy prescription to defuse the culture wars; speaking out about IVF.
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.