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Provincetown, Mass., Offers Condoms To All Students — Yes, Even Elementary Schoolers

Starting in September, the small, seaside town of Provincetown, Massachusetts, will give a condom to any student in grades 1 through 12 who asks for one — but only…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Were You Clueless About Sex Growing Up?

My first introduction to s-e-x was at the New England Aquarium in Boston when I was in 4th grade. My friends and I were on a Girl Scout trip and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Bristol Palin Charges $15K – $30K Per Speaking Engagement

More proof a fool and his money are soon parted: teen mom Bristol Palin commands between $15,000 and $30,000 to talk about abstinence and “pro-life” topics. This, mind you, is…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2010 - 6:40 pm

This Anti-Kissing Propaganda Video Will Give You Daddy Issues

Daddy issues? Me neither. But Pamela, who has an uncomfortably candid relationship with her father, has got enough for the both of us. She’s “sweet 16 and never been…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Quotable: Lady Gaga, Abstinence Crusader?

“Something I do want to celebrate with my fans is that it’s OK to be whomever it is that you want to be. You don’t have to have sex to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Bristol Palin’s Abstinence PSA Is Pointless, Insulting & Hypocritical

Bristol Palin has a message — teen pregnancy is only a blessing from God if you come from a privileged political family. If you’re one of the poors, having…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2010 - 11:40 am

Quickies: Bristol Palin Stands By Abstinence Pledge & Mel B Sucks

Bristol Palin is sticking by her abstinence pledge, despite Oprah’s offer to retract the statement. [ABC News]
Have you ever considered what animals might be thinking before they get it…

Annika Harris | January 22, 2010 - 10:00 pm

Quickies: Bristol Palin Stands By Abstinence Pledge & Mel B Sucks

Bristol Palin is sticking by her abstinence pledge, despite Oprah’s offer to retract the statement. [ABC News]
Have you ever considered what animals might be thinking before they get it…

Annika Harris | January 22, 2010 - 7:48 pm

Today’s Lady News: Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Going Limp

What? Could this be? You mean school kids will actually learn useful stuff about sex? Like how their own bodies work and how not to get pregnant? CRAZY TALK. But…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Dads Are Talking To Their Sons About Balls—Purity Balls, That Is

I’d thought purity balls—dances when tween and teen girls pledge to their fathers that they’ll stay virgins until marriage—were paternalistic and super-creepy for the girls. But, apparently, they are equal-opportunity…

Jessica Wakeman | December 11, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Teen Girls Get Money For College By Not Getting Knocked Up

Here’s a unique scholarship money idea: earning cash for your empty womb! A program at University of North Carolina at Greenboro called College Bound Sisters, started by two doctorate-holding nurses,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Internet Porn Is The Best Sex Ed A Teen Could Have

Woe betide the sexual being who has a kinky fetish but doesn’t have internet access. You could waste years of your life—decades, even!—fretting that you’re the only sick f*** who…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2009 - 6:10 pm