Tag Archives: Comprehensive Sex Education

Debunking Racist and Classist Myths about Teen Pregnancy.

TweetA study put out by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy has found evidence that the majority of teens at risk of unwanted pregnancy are not from low income and/or single parent families. via Susan Reimer for the Baltimore Sun. According to research conducted for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and [...]
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Reminder: National Comprehensive Sex Education Call-In Day is Today!

TweetA reminder to take five minutes today between 10 and 4 to call Congress and tell them we need to cut funds for failed abstinence-only programs and fund comprehensive sex education. It’s time to take the clowns out of the classrooms and give young people accurate information about sex and sexuality. Check out this previous [...]
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October 28 is National Comprehensive Sex Education Call-In Day!

TweetOctober is Sex Ed Month of Action and organizers from Advocates for Youth, Catholics for Choice, Choice USA, Law Students for Reproductive Justice, NARAL, Planned Parenthood, SIECUS, Sierra Club, and Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom are joining forces to tell Congress it’s time to finally get rid of failed abstinence-only programs and fund comprehensive sexuality [...]
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The Feministing Five: Kate Marsh

TweetKate Marsh, 27, is the Public Liaison Officer for Children by Choice, a pro-choice organization in Queensland, Australia. Children by Choice is a small organization that, in addition to advocating for reproductive rights, also offers pregnancy counseling. In the last few months, Queensland’s abortion laws have been thrust into the spotlight, thanks in large part [...]
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Glee takes on abstinence and sex education

Tweet I am loving Glee. As a kid I thought life was a musical (and I never grew up). This show feels like it was made for me. It’s so gay. It’s got Jane Lynch as a delicious villain who loves social hierarchies and is constantly claiming gender discrimination. There might be more musical talent [...]
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