A Nebraska judge recently ruled that a pregnant teen in foster care could not have the abortion she was seeking. Many people have pointed out the irony of her being too young to make decisions, but old enough to parent—but the issues at stake here go much deeper.
You may recall that Jamie Lynn Spears shocked her fans in 2007 when she announced that she was pregnant. This week, Jamie Lynn has an essay in Glamour Magazine describing her experiences, and it’s really worth reading.
Although HIV is considered a chronic manageable condition in the U.S., AIDS-related illnesses continue to be the leading cause of death among African-American women aged 25 to 34 years old.
Teenagers won’t take birth control because it makes them fat, a pilot program offers OTC birth control pills, condoms cause pregnancy and more in today’s roundup…
And now, some positive news about sexual education in Texas.