Kiley Crossland

Kiley reports on marriage, family, and sexuality for WORLD Digital. Follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyCrossland.

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State-sanctioned exploitation

Sexuality | Parents in California continue fighting newly approved sex education guidelines in the public schools
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/17/19, 11:58 am

The California State Board of Education voted unanimously last week to approve a controversial new health curriculum framework for schools and health textbooks despite pushback from parents claiming the recommendations expose children to graphic, pornographic, and harmful information.

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The testosterone advantage

Society | New track and field regulations define who is female for elite competition
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/10/19, 01:22 pm

A new regulation effective this week bars elite track and field athletes with certain testosterone levels from competing in women’s races. The rule could end the career of a dominant force in female track and field—South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya.

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Buried by abuse allegations

Family | Attorneys claim the Boy Scouts are hiding secret files of known abusers
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/03/19, 04:39 pm

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is struggling with what to do with thousands of records of potential child abusers and victims—more than anyone outside the organization previously knew existed. Jeff Anderson, a Minnesota-based attorney, released a court deposition last week claiming the BSA has records of thousands of abusers and victims dating back to the 1920s. Anderson wants the BSA to make the names public, but the organization is hesitant for legal and privacy reasons.

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