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America’s Next Top Misinformed Teenager

Two new television shows warn against teen pregnancy, but don’t explain how teens can prevent it.

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Roundup: House Drops Affordable Birth Control Measure

House leaves 2006 loophole open allowing rise of birth control for students and low-income women, TIME asks if pro-choice women will back anti-choice McCain, Many British schools offer sexual health services.

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Sisterhood of the Maternity Pants

The take-home message from the teen pregnancy boom in Gloucester is clear: we must be prepared to talk openly and honestly about sexuality with our ‘tween and teen children.

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Where Are The Doctors? Teens Risking STDs

Teenagers want doctors’ help with birth control and STD prevention. But very few of us provide it.

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Teen Sex Realities Not Speculation Should Drive Sex Ed

New research suggests that teens aren’t using oral sex as a substitute for sexual intercourse. Now our challenge is to develop programs addressing the reality of teen sexual behavior rather than speculating over the myth of “technical virginity.”

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Fertility, Masculinity and Economics: The Complicated Sexual Politics of Zambian Youth

Both young men and young women in Zambia are under pressure to engage in multiple sexual relationships. For men, it’s due to norms of masculinity, and for women, it’s due to economic hardship.

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Roundup: Abortion Laws in UK and Virginia, Clinton on Misogyny

UK abortion limit unchanged, Virgina abortion law unconstitutional, Clinton on misogyny and Dr. Rayne takes issue with Guttmacher study.

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Sexualizing Tweens for Profit: A Q&A with Gigi Durham

Journalism professor Gigi Durham talks to T.M. Lindsey about the media messages hitting teen girls, teen sexuality, and “Grand Theft Auto.”

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Get Real! Healing from Rape

Heather Corinna brings Scarleteen’s popular sexual health advice column to RH Reality Check! This week, in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, she talks to a young women who was forced to have sex.

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Get Real! Sex-Ed Scarleteen Style

Heather Corinna brings Scarleteen's popular sexual health advice column to RH Reality Check! We call it Get Real! A sex-ed advice column for teens that reminds us all to never forget our "first" – real sex-ed that is.

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