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Start Sex Ed Early, Or It’s Just a History Lesson

We know, unfortunately, that the younger the intended audience the more likely it is that there will be disagreements over whether they should learn about sex and sexuality at all.

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Indian Government Says No to Sex Education in Schools

Rather than recognizing the need for sex education, India’s government has responded with a deplorable decision to eliminate all sex education in schools, one that has been criticized extensively.

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Supreme Court Rules Strip Search of Female High School Student Illegal

File this under “Phew”: the Supreme Court ruled today that the strip search of an Arizona high school student was unconstitutional.

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Getting Real About the REAL Act

A disease prevention model of sexuality education does little to address the real issues that young people face on a daily basis.

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Lessons of Hate in the Bible Belt

Teaching about intolerance in my high school Ethics class in a small town in Oklahoma lead to a real life lesson for my students when I was forced to resign for insubordination.

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A Closer Look at Utopia: Strengths and Weaknesses of Sex Ed in Sweden

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.

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Strip-Searching at Schools

In 2003, Savana Redding, a 13-year-old honor student at Safford Middle
School in Arizona, was suspected by school administrators of carrying
and distributing illegal drugs after a fellow student alleged that she
was guilty.

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Addressing Sexual Violence through Sexuality Education

Parents and teachers need to have lots of difficult conversations about sex with their teens, where the “right” answer isn’t clear.

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Student Suspended For Using Birth Control at School

In Fairfax, VA, a high school student received the same punishment one gets for possession of a illegal drugs or guns, for taking her birth-control during lunch.

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What Anti-Gay Hate Should Be Telling Us in Oklahoma

Public school teacher Debra Taylor’s resignation over teaching “The Laramie Project” to Oklahoma high schoolers is but one instance of a hostile environment for LGBT youth across the country.

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