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West Virginia has it all wrong on teen sexting

TweetWest Virginia, bastion of morality and education apparently, passed a nonsensical law making it illegal for teens to engage in sexting. The law bars juveniles from making, having, or distributing photos and videos portraying a minor in a sexual manner. The law also requires the state supreme court to develop an educational program that focuses [...]
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Sex Ed for a Stronger Future

TweetParents, teachers, and policymakers have battled over the idea of having condoms and sexual education in their children’s schools for decades. The disagreement comes with the idea that by educating youth about the science and emotion of reproductive health, it will prompt promiscuity. This could not be farther from the truth. Learning about your body, [...]
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Dirty towels get you pregnant: abstinence-only education

Tweet A SYTYCB entry “Later, hear about the woman who told her daughter that dirty towels could get her pregnant to keep her away from boys!” This what what I heard on the radio yesterday afternoon, as I drove home from running errands. I was, of course, appalled. How could a mother spread such preposterous lies? [...]
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Todd Akin and the American educational system

Tweet A SYTYCB Entry So I am sure everyone has heard about GOP senate hopeful Todd Akin’s rape doesn’t result in pregnancy statement. If you haven’t, there are a number of other posts on this site that summarize the statements very well so I’m not going to go into too much detail. These comments are [...]
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My story of vaginismus

TweetFair warning: the following post is about sex and is somewhat explicit. I can remember only one time in high school that I tried to wear a tampon. I grabbed one of my mom’s, sat on the toilet, and tried to put it in. It wouldn’t go. I remember it just felt tight and uncomfortable. [...]
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