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Teenage Pregnancy

Los Angeles Area High School Students Find a Path to Graduation Through Art

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 06.04.2010 | Los Angeles
Raymond Leon Roker

The HeArt Project is designed specifically for kids who have struggled in traditional educational environments and are at risk of dropping out of high school.

Bristol Palin: Speaker for Hire

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Jim Taylor

Isn't there a bit of hypocrisy in having Ms. Palin be a spokesperson for sexual abstinence and against teen pregnancy? That is like having BP advocate for environmental conservation.

Loving Our Children Is Not Enough

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

What parents do and don't do, say and don't say, provide their children with the experiences that their children interpret into beliefs. Those beliefs affect their lives for better or for worse.

Bristol Palin $30K Per Speaking Engagement? ...I Too Am a Single Mother

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Standing ovation. Lives changed. Eggs unfertilized. I'm like a maternity-clothed Tony Robbins. I could do this in towns and cities across America, and for far less than $15,000.

Profile Of A Teen Mother

Reproductive Justice | Posted 12.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Reproductive Justice

I see a lot of teenage girls having kids, and it's not until you have your child and you're taking care of your child that you understand that it's really not about you anymore, that you're living for somebody else. I just feel like wait, if you can, just wait-until it's the right time for you.

Sex Ed in Utah

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

My legislative district in St. George, Utah, is conservative, and I am conservative. Yet, I am running legislation to promote contraceptive education. Why? Well, I'll tell you.

In a TMZ World, Marriage Is a Nuisance and Babies Are Accessories

Donna Estes Antebi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Estes Antebi

I'm starting to think I'm an anomaly. And I'll admit it. I run seriously out of step with our fame-obsessed, tabloid-saturated, "hook up" culture. I j...

UK Leads World In Underage Drinking

guardian.co.uk | Owen Bowcott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UK's levels of teenage pregnancy, drunkenness and unemployment are among highest out of 30 countries...

Miley Cyrus Meet Marcia Brady

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Amy Siskind

I've already had too many conversations with my daughter before the appropriate age. How many times will the actions of our teenage TV stars prompt discussions on topics well before their time?

The Republican Summer Olympics of 2009

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Republicans' private embraces are often in complete contradistinction with their own oft-trumpeted, Biblically-mandated "moral" guidelines for the rest of us.

Shock Teen Pregnancy Video In UK Sparks Controversy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An extremely explicit YouTube video meant to scare teenage girls out of ever getting pregnant has become somewhat of a web sensation after it was init...

Taking the Wraps Off Condoms

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

Just in Case looks to be a simple and attractive makeup accessory, but serves a greater purpose. A hidden well contains two 2" x 2" condom foils.

Anti-Abortion or Anti-Sex?

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

To right-wing ideologues, the debate begins and ends with the sinful act of sex outside of marriage, which can lead to only one outcome: punishment.

Family Values, Schmamily Values: The GOP's Bristol/Levi Hypocrisy

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Well it seems that the latter-day Joseph and Mary trophies of the religious right-wing pro-life movement have been tarnished and their lackluster bronze has turned a gangrenous green.

Why Contraception Saves Money and Prevents Abortion

Dr. Peter Klatsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peter Klatsky

While I respect the opinions of those who oppose abortion, I do not understand why those same leaders would then oppose policies proven to reduce abortions.

Why Are American Women Having More Children?

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip N. Cohen

Even if the declining employment rates for women don't reflect general support for "opting out," the cultural elevation of women who choose to stay home with their kids is palpable.

Why Teen Mothers Like Jamie Lynn Spears Keep Getting Shocked Up By The Media.

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vanessa Richmond

What's really at stake isn't whether the story of Spear's pregnancy is true or not, but the way the news is delivered and then the way that pregnancy and birth are treated by the media and public.

"We're Having A Baby"

Rob Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Harper

And baby makes six: five children and one grandchild that is to the Palin clan. Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin announced recently that her daughter, Bristol is with child.

Bristol Palin, Mary Cheney and the Limits of Family Privacy

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Debra Haffner

Palin's family is asking for privacy, yet the policies of Palin's party do not protect the rights of American women to making their own private decisions about unintended pregnancies.

What If Bristol Palin Were Black?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Do you think the Republicans would lay off of Obama if his 17 year-old daughter had gotten pregnant out of wedlock? You know the answer to that question. Everyone does.

Teen Pregnancies On The Rise For First Time In 15 Years

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a troubling reversal, the nation's teen birth rate rose for the first time in 15 years, surprising government health officials and reviving the bi...