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.
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.
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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.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 5, 2014 Updated: May 5, 2014
The kids are all right, but most American adults don't believe it.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 1, 2014 Updated: May 5, 2014
If It passes, it will be the first legislation to amend the state's sex ed requirements in more than 25 years.