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How too many sex education programs harm LGBTQ youth

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

In March, North Carolina’s House of Representatives passed HB 29, an education bill that includes a litany of requirements for how schools teach sexual health.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

In March, North Carolina’s House of Representatives passed HB 29, an education bill that includes a litany of requirements for how schools teach sexual health. ...

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Elaine Noble & Kathy Kozachenko: the first openly LGBT people to be elected

Elaine Noble and Kathy Kozachenko should be household names. They should be just as lauded within LGBT communities as Rosa Parks is within Black communities, but unfortunately many people don’t have any idea who they are, or what they contributed to history.

Elaine Noble and Kathy Kozachenko should be household names. They should be just as lauded within LGBT communities as Rosa Parks is within Black communities, but unfortunately many people don’t have any idea who they are, or ...

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Congressman opposes abortion except for those of his wife and mistress

Meet Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee, who is a poster child for that particular set of anti-choicers who oppose abortion with four exceptions: “rape, incest, the life of the mother, and me.” 

Meet Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee, who is a poster child for that particular set of anti-choicers who oppose abortion with four exceptions: “rape, incest, the life of the mother, and me.” 

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Hillary Rodham, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and the “choices” women make

Everyone seems to agree that it’s way too early to be talking and writing and pontificating and prognosticating about the 2016 election, and everyone also seems to be unable to stop themselves. Unsurprisingly, I find myself in that Venn Diagram that is a circle.

Everyone seems to agree that it’s way too early to be talking and writing and pontificating and prognosticating about the 2016 election, and everyone also seems to be unable to stop themselves. Unsurprisingly, I find myself in ...

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Carly Fiorina thinks voters are stupid & her candidacy neutralizes GOP “war on women”

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is the latest Republican to officially throw her hat into the presidential ring. As ThinkProgress notes, it looks like Fiorina’s campaign strategy will be to position herself as Hillary Clinton’s kryptonite, her mere presence capable of neutralizing the Republican “war on women.” 

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is the latest Republican to officially throw her hat into the presidential ring. As ThinkProgress notes, it looks like Fiorina’s campaign strategy will be to position herself as Hillary Clinton’s ...

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Angry Obama for Prez

At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend, President Obama unleashed his “anger translator,” Key and Peele’s Luther, on the media, the Republicans, and, especially, climate change deniers, and it was glorious

At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend, President Obama unleashed his “anger translator,” Key and Peele’s Luther, on the media, the Republicans, and, especially, climate change deniers, and it was glorious

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