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Illinois Sex Education

Group Says Masturbation to Be Taught Under New IL Sex Ed Law

David Ormsby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

An irony about the conservative Illinois Family Institute's promotion of family values is that virtually none of the group's e-mails could be shared a...

'In Fantasy Land, We Teach Our Kids Abstinence -- And They Listen'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Illinois state Sen. Linda Holmes (D) on Thursday trumpeted the passage of HB 2675 -- a bill to mandate that state public schools offering sex educatio...

Gov. Quinn Expected To Sign New Comprehensive Sex Ed Bill

Posted 05.24.2013 | Chicago

The Illinois Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would require sex education classes in public schools statewide to include information on contra...

Joseph Erbentraut

Teen Mothers Find Support, Education And Empowerment

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.26.2013 | Chicago

The Simpson Academy for Young Women, a Chicago public school, last week cut the ribbon on its newest addition -- and it wasn't a new library wing, com...

Law Requiring Sex-Ed Teachers To Talk Condoms Narrowly Passes Senate

Posted 07.26.2011 | Chicago

A bill eked its way to a victory by the narrowest possible margin in the Illinois Senate Wednesday, mandating that sex-ed teachers educate students on...