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Australian teen banned from taking her girlfriend to prom

TweetAn all-girls private high school in Melbourne has decided to take a cue from Alabama, and has banned Hannah Williams, a sixteen-year-old student from attending her school formal with her girlfriend. In response, Hannah has filed a complaint with the Equal Opportunity Commission, alleging that she was discriminated against based on her sexual identity, and [...]
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The Fourth R: Relationships

TweetAlaska schools have introduced a new program to curb the high rates of sexual assault and domestic violence experienced by teens across the state. “The Fourth R” is a curriculum designed to help reduce teen pregnancy, drinking and violent relationships by teaching young people refusal and delay skills which experts believe is particularly useful in [...]
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Teen Depression and Abortion Not Linked

TweetA new study from Oregon State University shows that teens who have abortions are no more likely to be depressed or have low self-esteem than teens whose pregnancies do not end in abortion. This is the latest evidence in an ongoing debate about connections between mental health and abortion. Although in a 2008 study the [...]
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