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Abstinence Program Provided False and Misleading Information to Michigan Studentsnew

An abstinence-only presentation provided to numerous school districts in Michigan provided false and misleading information to students about HIV, experts allege.
The American Independent News Network  |  Todd Heywood  |  11-17-2011  |  LGBT

God and Abstinencenew

At the Mississippi Department of Human Services' "Abstinence Works: Let's Talk About It" summit, we didn't talk about abstinence. But we sure did chant, cheer, dance, pray and sing about it. Here are a few (of the many) things that stood out to me.
Jackson Free Press  |  Kate Royals  |  06-26-2009  |  Commentary

The Education Censorsnew

Textbook companies are self-censoring their national editions to meet the whims of the religious conservatives that control the Texas Board of Education--effectively gutting the textbooks for the entire country.
Metroland  |  Tom Hilliard  |  03-24-2005  |  Education

Virginity Pledge Promoters: A Trojan Horse For Religion?new

Silver Ring Thing, a Pennsylvania ministry, is bringing its flashy abstinence-only sex-education show to a city near you, thanks to a million federal dollars. But even the group's leader says their virginity pledge won't work without the Lord.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Marty Levine  |  02-10-2005  |  Sex

Abstaining from the Truthnew

Popular abstinence-only curricula teach schoolchildren falsehoods and stereotypes
Metroland  |  Rick Marshall  |  12-13-2004  |  Science

Last Choicenew

In the wake of Bush's re-election, a triumphant right is planning its assault on reproductive rights.
Boston Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  11-29-2004  |  Sex

How the 'Hookup' Has Changed the Way College Students Connectnew

"Hooking up" -- a term covering a wide range of sexual behavior -- is a common practice on college campuses nationwide. Ohio University is no different; the practice here is widespread among students.
The Athens NEWS  |  Carrie Kirschner  |  11-15-2004  |  Sex

Rubber Check: AIDS Group Passes Out Condoms in Syracusenew

When staff and volunteers for the abstinence-based AIDS Community Resources go into neighborhoods to offer people condoms, the response they hear most often is "Yeah, I need a lot."
Syracuse New Times  |  Walt Shepperd  |  11-10-2004  |  Sex

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