A presentation in Tennessee made headlines after a student recorded the inaccurate, misleading, and extremely biased information presented in his high school class. Here’s what was said, and what’s wrong with the presentation.
This week, research found that as the unemployment rate rose in many European countries, the birth rate fell, another study found that many couples move in together without being totally committed, and Sacramento residents can now find condoms with their phones.
This week, a new study suggested hookups might be harmful to psychological well-being, North Carolina passed a law that will force health teachers to tell students abortion causes pre-term birth, and a man was held up at knifepoint, with only his condom taken.
The organizers of Houston’s annual Pride parade, coming up this weekend, almost banned distributing condoms. And I have a lot of reasons to be skeptical about what a new “family-friendly” and “marriage-minded” LGBT community will mean for Pride.
This week, two states took steps to improve sex ed, a vibrator company was slapped for patent infringement, and a street fight broke out between a penis, a vulva, and a bystander.
New decisions mean emergency contraception will soon be available over-the-counter to women of all ages. While we celebrate this victory, we should also be using it as an opportunity to remind young people that there are much better ways to prevent pregnancy.
The Boston School Committee is considering adopting a new policy that would add sexuality education and other health courses and make condoms available at all high schools in the city.
In a rare move, a porn actor was jailed for spreading syphilis to his co-stars. His attorney argues that he is the victim of political posturing.
This week, Michael Douglas backtracked on his assertion that HPV caused his cancer, parents in China said they want sex education, a study showed Australian kids in same-sex families are doing well, and Durex’s new social media campaign backfired.
Now is the time to embrace the development of new health technologies that could provide simultaneous protection for the multiple health risks many women face.