Sex Education
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Abortion advocates sue HHS

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/02/18, 02:04 pm

Two pro-abortion groups on Wednesday filed lawsuits in federal court seeking to block changes to the Title X family-planning program. Planned Parenthood and the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association argue a new set of guidelines and priorities released in February by the Department of Health and Human Services will reduce access to some contraceptive methods, limit sexual education for teens, and result in more unintended pregnancies.

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Sex change regret silenced

Sexuality | One renowned surgeon says more study is needed of why some people ‘detransition’
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/06/17, 02:32 pm

As rates of sex change surgeries skyrocket, one of the world’s leading genital reconstruction surgeons is speaking out about an issue not being addressed: gender change regret.

In an interview with The Telegraph of London this week, professor Miroslav Djordjevic lamented the lack of research on transgender people changing their minds and undergoing surgery reversal.

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Mislabeled sex ed

Sex Education | In Hawaii, sex education programs go by different names—abstinence, comprehensive—depending on who’s doling out the money
by Emily Belz
Posted 9/07/17, 11:56 am

Forgive Hawaii parents for being confused about what sex education their children are getting in public school. Sex ed programs in the tropical state use different descriptors based on money and political power—a practice that sometimes occurs elsewhere in the country as well. And Hawaii parents don’t typically have access to sex ed curriculum beyond a description posted on school websites.

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