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CPAC is no stranger to inviting raving lunatics to speak at their events. They certainly outdid themselves this year by not only inviting Duck Dynasty 's Phil Robertson to speak, but by honoring ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 91 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 06:04 PM PST with 76 Recommends
According to a porn industry trade group, L.A. County has seen a 95% plunge in film-production permits in 2013 compared with the same period last year. This follows last year's passage of ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 07:15 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Sadly, most teen pregnancy campaigns aren't focused on teen pregnancy prevention; they're teen parenting prevention campaigns. Written by Miriam Pérez for RH Reality Check . This diary is cross-...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 11:37 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The North Carolina House Committee on Health and Human Services passed a bill that would prevent teenagers from receiving counseling or treatment for sexually transmitted infections unless they have ...
by pat of butter in a sea of grits
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 03:51 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
so it stands to reason that a whole mess of ignorance is good for you, right? The latest from our GOP Frankenstein's laboratory: Jindal, social conservatives spike school sex survey proposal ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 06:50 AM PDT with 27 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
Sexually transmitted infections cost the U.S. health care system $17 billion every year — and that number doesn’t even take into account the amount STDs cost to individuals in short-term and long-
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 3 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
It is impractical to believe that college students will not be sexually active. Not using the appropriate preventive measures (i.e. a condom) can lead to both unintended and unwanted consequences, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 01:16 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
A slightly edited version of this post appeared at OneUtah . Paul Mero is the head of the Utah based right wing think tank Sutherland Institute. In defense of Utah's abstinence only, no condoms ...
by glendenb
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 02:16 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The bastion of fair and balanced reporting, The New York Post, is running with this scandalous story with vague references to unnamed sources "representing OWS". The title:
by War on Error
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 01, 2011 at 07:46 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Tamika and Friends is a national organization whose mission is to raise awareness about cervical cancer and its link to HPV through education and prevention. Written by Bianca I. Laureano ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 09:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This week marks the 26th celebration of Catholic World Youth Day. Though discussions of condoms do not appear to be on the official agenda for the week, a group of youth advocates from around the ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 09:25 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
All My Children takes on the world of STDs with a storyline about HPV that is, unfortunately, more dramatic than it is accurate.  Written by Martha Kempner ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 10:39 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 142 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 06:17 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I had really expected to see this story diaried and discussed before I got back from Guatemala this morning. But it seems not, so I'll start: Susan Reverby, a historian at Wellesley, has been ...
by DanK Is Back
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 06:08 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In Helena, Montana, educators are trying to implement comprehensive sex education. But the curriculum has spurred furious right-wing opposition, and false claims about the content. ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 19, 2010 at 07:22 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The CDC has found that the share of teenage girls who use the rhythm method as birth control (at least some of the time) jumped from 11 percent in 2002 to 17 percent in 2008. Written by ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 06:44 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
California’s policies have undeniably made a positive impact on sex education in the state. But, unfortunately, sex education advocates can’t dust off our hands and move on. Many ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 04, 2010 at 07:15 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
By the end of March, 825 measures had been introduced in the 44 legislatures that have convened so far in 2010. Written by Rachel Gold and Elizabeth Nash ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 06:51 AM PDT with 8 Recommends