The common wisdom around teen pregnancy is wrong, and destructive.
Check out the always amazing Melissa Harris-Perry’s Black Feminism Syllabus
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After official responses to a brutal attack fell short, student leaders at the University of Texas organized their own solutions to violence on campus.
Nick tells the story.
When people are abused and assaulted, it is like the doors to their souls slam shut. The goal of Joyful Heart is to let the light, and the life, back in—to banish the darkness and let the healing begin.
- Mariska Hargitay, Founder & President of the Joyful Heart Foundation
- See more at: http://joyfulheartfoundation.org/
Want to know who gets hurt by bans on abortion coverage?
Check out this graphic we produced with All Above All and partners.
Today on ChoiceWords, Katherine discusses how silence and stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS are two reasons why HIV rates among youth are still very high, even when teens “know better.”
Today’s the day!
Take a few minutes today to honor World AIDS Day and stand up for comprehensive sex-ed. We’ve got all the info here to make it easy: http://bit.ly/CallforSexEd
Going home or getting together with relatives for the holidays is always a stressful time, but if your family members are the type who regularly protest outside the local Planned Parenthood, you know that this holiday is going to be a doozy. Luckily, we have some tips for surviving those awkward conversations.