Topics :: sex ed

New Effort to Halt Spread of HIV in the Caribbean

By David McFadden | Thursday May 8, 2014
In much of the world, giving out condoms and guidance to gay, bisexual and transgender sex workers is routine. But reaching out to men who have sex with men is practically revolutionary in parts of the English-speaking Caribbean.

Vatican Surveys Find Catholics Reject Sex Rules

By Nicole Windfield | Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
New surveys commissioned by the Vatican show that the vast majority of Catholics in Germany and Switzerland reject church teaching on contraception, sexual morality, gay unions and divorce.

Porn: From Andy Warhol To XTube

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Aside from providing a haute jack-off experience (satisfying without leaving you with that disgusting, bloated feeling) this book brings up some interesting ideas of porn theory.

Is Masque The New Revolutionary Sexual Enhancement Product?

Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
After years of research and development, Masque has been designed by a team of scientists who have created a formula combining flavor blockers microencapsulated in a paper-thin, dissolvable, oral gel strip.

Youths Take Active Role in Sex Ed, Bullying

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Feb 25, 2011
Teens are taking a leadership role in controversial issues that affect them, but which adults have dominated as part of the culture wars.

New sex ed funding ends decade of abstinence-only

By Kelli Kennedy | Friday Oct 1, 2010
For the first time in more than a decade, the federal government is funding sex education programs that aren’t based solely on abstinence. But they’re not just about handing out condoms, either.

CDC: One-third of sex ed omits birth control

By Mike Stobbe | Thursday Sep 16, 2010
Almost all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods, according to a new government report released Wednesday.

Young Gay Men Fueling Rise in HIV Rates

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 8, 2010
The AIDS crisis that ravaged the gay community in cities like New York and San Francisco may be less visible, but it is still raging, health experts earn--and a new wave of HIV infections may be about to crest.

Researchers: Early HIV/AIDS Education is Key

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Aug 4, 2010
Researchers who conducted a survey of young men who have sex with men (MSMs) have concluded that effective education efforts concerning HIV/AIDS are best possible if directed at youths in their early teens.

Helena school board gets earful on sex ed proposal

By Matt Gouras | Thursday Jul 15, 2010
A proposed sex education program that teaches fifth-graders the different ways people have intercourse and first-graders about gay love has infuriated parents and forced the school board to take a closer look at the issue.