Feb 14, 2013 |
Sexual Health |Sex ed |Adolescent health |Condoms |
One of the hottest debates among school administrators, parents, and politicians is sex education, specifically information about safer sex, in schools. If you give a teenager a condom, are you promoting promiscuity? Are we inviting unplanned pregnancy and STIs into teen’s lives by acknowledging the fact that they might be interested in sex?
Simply put: No. Duh.
Feb 1, 2013 |
Condoms |Sexual Health |General |
National Condom Month is always my favorite blog of the year to write.
The condom. All sorts of shapes, sizes, colors (even glow-in-the-dark). Ribbed or plain. Lubed or not. Latex or plastic (and natural skin, although that variety isn’t as effective as the others against sexually transmitted infections).
Jan 31, 2013 |
LGBTQ |General |
If the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl on Sunday, Brendon Ayanbadejo probably won’t have a trip Disney World on his mind. Instead, the linebacker is using his AFC championship-status to tackle a couple of issues that are not normally associated with the NFL – same-sex marriage and anti-bullying.
Jan 29, 2013 |
HPV |Women's Health |General |
Does anyone know that January happens to be cervical cancer awareness month? Or that teal is the ribbon color commemorating thousands of innocent lives every year? More importantly, does anyone care?
Jan 25, 2013 |
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced bill S. 47, a strong, bipartisan bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Please contact your Senators by January 30
and ask them to co-sponsor bill S. 47.