by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 17, 2014
It's part of our deeply ingrained gender norms about sex that feminists are still working hard to change.
Doctors aren't broaching the subject enough with their teenage patients.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 21, 2014 Updated: August 21, 2014
The rate has been falling for half a century, but it particularly plummeted over the past two decades.
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by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 20, 2014 Updated: August 20, 2014
A growing body of research suggests that convincing teens to commit to abstinence has long-term consequences.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 12, 2014 Updated: August 12, 2014
School district officials disagree, pointing out that many ninth graders in the district are already sexually active and need accurate information.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 5, 2014
Comprehensive sex ed can help very young adolescents be "guided safely through this life stage," according to a new study.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 14, 2014 Updated: July 14, 2014
After Emily Dawson filed a human rights complaint over being forced to sit through an abstinence course, her school district gave in.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 11, 2014
She and her mother say being forced to attend a mandatory abstinence assembly run by a faith-based organization violated their agnostic beliefs.
by Zack Ford Posted on June 10, 2014
The North Carolina Republican Party Platform is not as anti-gay as it used to be.
by Judd Legum Posted on June 7, 2014 Updated: June 9, 2014
Pandering to intolerance.