sex ed

Oklahoma Creates Sex Ed For An “Abortion-Free Society,” As If American Sex Ed Wasn’t Bad Enough Already

They’ll tell teens that life begins at conception, but won’t tell them what fucking actually is. That has to be confusing.

Karen Fratti | June 14, 2016 - 11:30 am

Obama Kills Funding For Wasteful Abstinence-Only Education

Spending money on something that’s been proven not to work is the definition of wasteful.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 17, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Omaha Lady Insists Sex Ed “Rapes Children Of Innocence”

What a lovely and appropriate choice of words.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 6, 2016 - 6:15 pm

Purity Obsessed Parents Lose Their Everloving Shit At Meeting On Optional Sex-Ed Class

A meeting on comprehensive sex-ed in Omaha descended into violence and chaos.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm

John Oliver, Nick Offerman & Laverne Cox Have Made The Best Sex Ed Video Ever

John Oliver addressed our country’s appalling sex ed standards on the latest “Last Week Tonight,” including and especially the dangers of abstinence-only education. He points out that not only are…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 9:30 am

Republicans Will Vote On Resolution About The Terrors Of Pro-Gay Sex Education

The Republican National Committee’s 2016 meeting in Cleveland will include a vote on two pretty outrageous but nonetheless unsurprising anti-gay resolutions, and one mildly not anti-gay resolution as a bonus.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm

The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100,000 From A Transphobic Donor

Plus, some Canadian grandparents think that comprehensive sex education will “rape” their grandkids’ childhoods – their words, not mine.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 30, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Badass Mom Livetweets Her Son’s Absurd Abstinence Only Class

Wednesday morning, Alice Dreger, a professor at Northwestern medical school, decided to sit in on her son’s abstinence-only sex education class to see what garbage they were feeding her child.

Robyn Pennacchia | April 16, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Chicago’s First Manslaughter Trial Against A Police Officer In 15 Years Starts Today

The trial of a police officer for manslaughter begins today in Chicago, the first in the last 15 years of the city’s history. Officer Dante Servin shot Rekia Boyd, an unarmed Black

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Mississippi Bans Sex-Ed Condom Demos, But This Teacher Found A Clever Way Around That

Mississippi, one of the states that prefers abstinence education to comprehensive sex-ed, still believes that the best way to get teenagers to not get pregnant is to simply tell them

Robyn Pennacchia | January 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Michael Brown’s Parents Spoke To The UN About Justice In Ferguson

Michael Brown’s parents gave a statement to the UN about the need for justice in Ferguson, Missouri. [The Root]
Jeff Osborne isn’t sorry for the Nazi imagery in…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm

A List Of Suggested Workshops For “Sex Week” At Harvard (And Other Colleges)

This week, Harvard University is hosting their third annual, controversial “Sex Week,” a “week of programming that is interdisciplinary, thought-provoking, scholastic, innovative and applicable to student experiences in order to…

Katie Oldenburg | November 5, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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