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The Real Lessons of the House Majority Leadership's Abortion Fiasco

Cecile Richards | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Cecile Richards

As we reflect on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade and House Majority leadership's abortion fiasco, let's make sure the lesson we learn is the right one.

Two Teens Push To Make Consent Part Of School District's Sex-Ed Program

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2015 | Teen

When it comes to sex-ed, curriculums vary. Some schools teach abstinence-only, while others provide information about safe sex, but very few teach tee...

Happy 15th Anniversary, Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 03.24.2015 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

Fifteen years ago, the Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing was published in a full page ad in the New York Times, surrounded by the names of more than 800 of the country's leading religious leaders.

Sex is Haram

Coming of Faith | Posted 03.24.2015 | Religion
Coming of Faith

The lack of education and discussion about sex and sexuality is a problematic issue recurring in my community and others. We were indirectly taught our whole lives to just shut up, keep our legs closed, and not ask questions.

My Boyfriend Broke Up With Me Because I Wanted To Have Sex

Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

I Found Out I Was Pregnant On The Last Day Of 8th Grade

Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

To Me, Sex Is An Art Form

Posted 01.07.2015 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

The 2014 Best and Worst Sex List

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

A lack of robust and healthy sex education is a set-up for the worst sexual issues we can imagine in society. We need to celebrate the fact that sex comes in every style, and experts agree that there's a wide range of sexual feelings and acts worthy of exploration, as long as they're consensual and don't harm anyone.

The Year My Mom Gave Me Condoms For Christmas

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

December 25, 1996. Or, as I call it, the Most. Awkward. Christmas. Ever.

A Sensible Anti-Abortion Policy

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

For those who are serious about wanting to reduce the number of abortions in the United States, easy access to affordable and effective contraception, and ready advice about the proper use of contraception, is critical.

I Wish I Had Loved Myself Enough To Wait For Sex

Posted 12.28.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

Dana Liebelson

Spending Bill Measure Could Give States Millions In Extra Dollars To Teach That Premarital Sex is Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

The spending package unveiled by Congress this week includes a new measure that allows states to get more federal funding -- potentially totaling mill...

Confessions Of A Half-Virgin

Posted 12.10.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

9 Reasons To Love Your Vulva

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Research shows how you feel about your vulva matters, and it matters a lot. Here are nine reasons to work on accepting, and ultimately feeling blissful, about all parts of your body.

Why I Lie About Being A Virgin

Posted 12.04.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

The Importance of World AIDS Day

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 02.01.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

This World AIDS Day, we recognize the importance of prevention and bringing an end to this disease by knowing one's HIV/AIDS status through getting tested regularly and often. The hope for an HIV-free world rests on all of our shoulders.

'I Became Hell-Bent On Losing My Virginity'

Posted 11.26.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

5 Notable Women On The True Importance Of Feminism

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Jill Di Donato

Feminism has become the word du jour. But what's its message? Its goals? Why is it so divisive?

I Had A Baby At 14, And Here's What I Now Know About Sex

Posted 12.01.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

Why I Now Feel Confident, Not Terrified, About Losing My Virginity

Posted 11.18.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

Las Vegas Teens Say Sex Ed Fails Teens, Especially Survivors Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.17.2014 | Teen

School's supposed to prepare you for the real world, but for many students in America, sex ed class may be doing just the opposite. Now, in Las Vegas,...

I'm Gay, But I Don't Regret Having Sex With My High School Girlfriend

Posted 12.01.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

10 Hilariously Bad Pieces Of Retro Sex Ed Advice For Teens

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.17.2014 | Teen

Sex ed is pretty awkward, but sex ed of the past was apparently even worse. Parents and teachers have always been generally lousy when it comes to...

I'm Demisexual -- Here's What That Means

Posted 12.01.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...

What Losing My Virginity Made Me Realize

Posted 11.11.2014 | Teen

Throughout the next few months, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen S...