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One a day, please. Actual good news : Illinois public schools will be required to include medically accurate information about birth ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
West Virginia high school senior Katelyn Campbell alleges that Principal George Aulenbacher of George Washington High School threatened to call Wellesley College, where she has been accepted, to ...
by Peyton Lee
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 05:30 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Time to stop it at the source. Let's take a break from the shocking and horrifying events of this past week to talk about something equally tragic: the recent suicides of teenage rape victims. ...
by Dante Atkins
Comment Count 155 comments on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 100 Recommends
Touching thighs is, according to Ohio lawmakers, a gateway to other sexual activity and they would like to see anyone who teaches about it in school subject to a $5,000 fine. Written by Martha ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 01:41 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Yes, it's really true. The 10th grade science teacher is being investigated by the Professional Standards Commission of his school, for uttering the word vagina during a biology lesson. Some ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 263 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 325 Recommends
In the late 90s, I was a young, single, pregnant high school dropout- long before MTV aired the controversial reality shows that Kelli Goff believes make young women want to get pregnant, back when ...
by kvetchingyenta
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 09:28 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
This never actually works In case you were worried that House Republicans haven't come up with any ingenious new ways to waste a whole bunch of your money, [worry no more http://thehill.com/blogs/...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 125 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Does the decline in abortion rates indicate better reproductive health choices and outcomes for women? And if so, how do we continue to build on this success? Written by Yvonne Hamby for RH Reality ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 01:47 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Mother Jones voted Tennessee as the worst state legislature in the country. Thank God my organization, Tennessee Alliance for Progress, saw the writing on the wall, even before the 2012 election ...
by nellrose
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 12:41 PM PST with 24 Recommends
A short and sweet demand: we want contraception free for all --MEN and WOMEN. And real sex education for ALL kids. We want choice! WHY? According to the LATimes: The abortion rate for 2009 was 15....
by DSC on the Plateau
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 07:06 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Yesterday, any doubt about the power of Millennials was laid to rest. Young people voted at record levels, representing 19 percent of the total voting public -- the largest percentage ever, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 01:52 PM PST with 4 Recommends
The New York Civil Liberties Union released a new report this week detailing its findings from a survey of school districts across the state. And the findings are pretty scary. Written by Martha ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 09:06 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
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by cskendrick
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
A recently updated list of federally approved “evidence-based” teen pregnancy prevention programs has been causing a stir. Rather than blaming Obama for this, we’d all do better to recognize ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 10:23 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Thirty years of public health science clearly demonstrates that providing young people with information about the health benefits of both abstinence and contraception and condoms, does not cause ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 11:28 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Last night, Stephen Colbert looked into the new bill in Tennessee that seeks to ban "gateway" acts like holding hands in school, which could eventually lead to premarital sex. Well, lawmakers in ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
To ensure quality sexual and reproductive health and address economic burdens, continued efforts to educate, screen, test, and treat for STDs is critical to our nation’s public health and well-...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 13, 2012 at 11:03 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Hands where we can see 'em, buddy. (Cesar Robles ) Tennessee's latest efforts to remain in the running for America's most ridiculous state legislature are, I must say,
by Hunter
Comment Count 239 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 06:01 AM PDT with 85 Recommends
Let's play another round of stump the candidate. Mitt Romney ( Matthew Reichbach ) When news leaked out on Friday that Scott Walker signed a new law repealing his state's Equal Pay Enforcement Act, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 09:35 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Scott Walker signing away collective bargaining rights. Now he's signing women's rights away, but in private. (Darren Hauck/Reuters) Last Thursday, Scott ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 95 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 07:44 AM PDT with 119 Recommends