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Teens Sex Education

What I Wish Sex Ed Had Taught Me

Lilli Schussler | Posted 08.07.2013 | Teen
Lilli Schussler

I care about life not simply "happening" to me. And I think I'm not the only one. Mandating contraception education that truly equips adolescents to make choices about contraception is the goal we have been missing all along.

Telenovelas, Erections, and Raising Sexually Healthy Teens

Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.

I can't remember the words my then-13-year-old son Enrique used when he told me that his uncle had told him that he was sick, that having erections was a sign that he was gay, that it meant that he was a sinner. I could hardly bear to hear him say it.

Who's Minding the Kids?!

Janet Weinberg | Posted 01.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Janet Weinberg

As we worry about how to protect our children, we seem to lose track of the fact that they grow up to be sexually engaged youth. For eight years, we did not offer any options except abstinence-only sex education in the public schools.