abstinence only education
Why We Need to Trust Teens to Teach Each Other Sex Ed
Sexual education in America is failing teenagers, and many existing models fail to prevent pregnancy and the spread of STIs. New peer education programs are asking a controversial question: What if we let teens speak to each other about sex instead?
Elizabeth Smart Is Standing Up for Rape Victims—And Tearing Down Purity Culture
Fourteen years after she was kidnapped, sexually abused, and held in captivity for nine months, Elizabeth Smart is fighting to change the way we talk about sex, rape, and abstinence. We visited her in her Utah home to learn more about her advocacy.