Sex Ed Week
Why We Need to Empower Black Girls to Take Control of Their Own Sex Lives
Girls of color face myriad barriers when it comes to getting information about their sexual health. Laesha Brown, the program coordinator for Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy, is working to change that.
This Teen Is Paving the Way for LGBT-Inclusive Sex Ed in Schools
High school senior KC Miller wrote the Pennsylvania Healthy Youth Act to advocate for comprehensive sex ed in his state, and after garnering support from grassroots organizations, he plans to take it to the Pennsylvania legislature.
Abstinence-Only Education Is Keeping Kids from Learning How to Spot Sexual Abuse
A law passed in 31 states requires schools to teach children how to spot sexual abuse—but some schools in states like Tennessee aren’t implementing it, thanks to conservative legislation around sex ed.