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Sexuality Education

Gay Sex Should Be a Part of Sexual Education

Michael Salas | Posted 08.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Salas

Our sexual education system is lacking in many areas. Many schools still teach “abstinence only” education to its students, despite the risks that...

The Importance of Words. How Sex Ed Is its Own Worst Enemy.

Betsy Cairo | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Betsy Cairo

Reproductive health is a much better term because of its broad range. When I began using this term 20 years ago people laughed at me. They asked me to explain what that was. They wanted to know why we needed to be concerned about our reproductive health.

A Time to Embrace: Why the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Movement Needs Religion

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 10.21.2015 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

For too long, the sexual and reproductive health and justice movement for too long has not taken into account that the United States is one of the most religious countries in the world.

Popes Out of Step With Their Times

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I wonder how long it will take the Church to apologize for its longstanding marginalization and persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and its ultimate sanction of our relationships and our gender expressions. I'm certainly not going to hold my breath

Meet 2012's Sexually Healthy Seminaries

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

When I went to seminary, I was surprised to discover how little information there was about sexuality in my courses. Today, the landscape at U.S. seminaries, divinity and rabbinical schools is shifting toward increased sexuality education.

Parent Files Complaint Against Gay Teacher, Appeals For Restoration Of 'Child's Sense Of Innocence'

Washington City Paper | Amanda Hess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Margaret C. Hemenway, identifying herself as a D.C. Public Schools parent, claims to have filed a complaint with Chancellor Michelle Rhee over her sev...