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  • Public-Health Puzzle: Young People Having Less Sex, Contracting More STDs

    10/19/2019 4:41:56 AM PDT · by karpov · 21 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 18, 2019 | Jo Craven McGinty
    It sounds contradictory: Young people, we’re told, are having less sex than older generations did at the same age. But they’re also contracting more sexually transmitted diseases than any other group, and the rates of infection are accelerating at an alarming pace. Last year, combined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia reached an all-time high with half the reported infections occurring in adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 24. The reason for the increases among younger people is likely a combination of factors, ranging from reduced access to health care to riskier behavior among those who are sexually active....
  • Planned Parenthood ‘Grooms’ Girls For Abortions Using Sex Ed, Former Sex Educator Says

    09/03/2019 3:08:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | AUG, 29, 2019 | Mary Margaret Olohan
    Former sex educator Monica Cline said Planned Parenthood pushes sex education that “grooms” children for promiscuity and leads to abortion. Cline worked as a sexual health education instructor in collaboration with Planned Parenthood in Texas for ten years, she told the Daily Caller News Foundation. She started out as an HIV prevention educator in 1997 with ALLGO, an organization focused on gay people of color in Austin, Texas. She was later trained by the Director of Prevention Education at Planned Parenthood in Austin, Texas, in 1997 and would go on to become Title X Training Manager for Texas and New...
  • Polyamory is for Pre-Teens in Public Schools. Oh, Really?

    07/15/2019 2:15:55 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 31 replies
    stream.org ^ | July 15, 2019 | CATHY RUSE
    The world recently learned that the American Psychological Association promotes “polyamory,” “swinging,” and “relationship anarchy.” Their experts say it’s healthy and ethical. They’re crazy.Leftists who run our nation’s public schools love to hide behind the skirts of the APA when it comes to crazy Sex Ed. So in a recent column I wondered how long it would take for them to push polyamory on the pubertal.Then I learned they already do.Targeting California Kids It was a California teacher who discovered the “LGBT Consensual Non-Monogamy Task Force.” She was reviewing the state department of education’s “health” lesson mandates for the fall and stumbled across...
  • California's sex ed guidelines are 'shocking' and 'medically risky' for kids, teacher says

    06/06/2019 3:21:33 PM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    Christian Post ^ | May 29, 2019 | Melissa Barnhart
    California’s controversial new sex ed guidance contains medically risky advice that reads like it was written by a college fraternity, says a former public school teacher who’s been helping parents mobilize against the curriculum. “It’s shocking,” Rebecca Friedrichs, the founder of For Kids & Country, said in an interview with The Christian Post when describing the condom relay races 10- and 11-year-old girls have been participating in at schools where, in front of boys, they’re taught how to put a condom on a model of an erect adult male penis. Students as young as 11, she warned, are also being...
  • California OKs new sex-ed guidelines for teachers despite objections from parents, protesters

    05/08/2019 11:18:06 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 08 2019 | Danielle Wallace
    The California Department of Education approved controversial sex education guidelines for public school teachers Wednesday that encourage classroom discussions about gender identity and LGBT relationships, but removed five resources and books, including one that explains sex to students as young as kindergarten. LGBT advocates praised the new recommendations for giving attention to a community that is often left out of sex education policies. But some parents and conservative groups assailed the more than 700-page document as an assault on parental rights, claiming it exposes children to ideas about sexuality and gender that should be taught at home.
  • Pedophilia Being Taught As “Sexual Orientation” in California Schools

    04/19/2019 1:47:38 PM PDT · by AngieGal · 65 replies
    Freedom Project ^ | 4/17/19 | Alex Newman
    Government school officials in California think it is “really important” to teach children about pedophilia and pederasty in the classroom because it is a “sexual orientation.” That is according to a top official for California's Brea Olinda School District, who admitted to parents that it was being done — and that it would continue, despite the outrage. The implications are mind-blowing. The stunning admission came after a parent-information meeting last month for the Brea Olinda Unified School District (BOUSD). Stephanie Yates, founder of Informed Parents of California, asked school officials why they were “teaching pedophilia in school to 9th graders.”...
  • Nadia Bolz-Weber’s Gospel of Shame-Free Sexuality

    03/31/2019 7:09:57 PM PDT · by lightman · 66 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 7 Feburary A.D. 2019 | Wesley Hill
    ...Unfortunately, the pastor who talked up the liberation that comes from admitting you’re in the wrong now seems more interested in helping people understand why they don’t need to. In her new book, Shameless: A Sexual Reformation, Bolz-Weber is out to set Christians free from the angst and humiliation churches have often foisted on them because of their sexual proclivities and behaviors. But the way the book goes about doing so is by rejecting wholesale the idea of “sexual purity” and, with it, the need to confess sexual transgression....
  • Feminist pastor, 49, proudly unveils a sculpture of a VULVA that she had made from old purity...

    02/14/2019 9:46:51 PM PST · by Morgana · 89 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Feb. 14, 2019 | Shirley Donlon For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Feminist pastor, 49, proudly unveils a sculpture of a VULVA that she had made from old purity rings - before giving it to a delighted Gloria Steinem as a token of respect and gratitude A feminist pastor has unveiled a sculpture of a vulva that was made entirely with old purity rings. Nadia Bolz-Weber, 49, Christian author and theologian, showed off the sculpture - which was made by melting down the old jewelry - during a conference on Thursday, February 14, when she presented it to American activist Gloria Steinem. The mother-of-two, who lives in Denver, said the...
  • Pro-LGBT Catholic Prof: Many German Bishops Don’t Believe Homosexual Acts Are Wrong

    12/09/2018 5:47:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 12/5/18 | Maike Hickson
    December 5, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A Catholic German ethics professor calls Cardinal Müller's recent remarks on homosexuality “unbearable” and claims that, just as the Church's teaching on the death penalty has changed, the teaching on homosexuality is also open to change. Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), has been under constant sharp criticism since his 21 November interview with LifeSiteNews, in which he had drawn a link between homosexuality and clerical sex abuse. Several prominent Catholics – among them Father Klaus Mertes, Father Ansgar Wucherpfennig, General Vicar Klaus Pfeffer –...
  • The Value of Virginity

    10/24/2018 10:58:15 AM PDT · by MeganC · 55 replies
    MeganC ^ | 24 October 2018 | MeganC
    About a year ago I saw a feminist program which talked about how virginity wasn't such a big deal and how girls should feel free to experience their sexuality so long as pills, creams, condoms, and legal consent forms were involved. Through the course of the program the act of sex was reduced to little more than a routine biological function akin to going to the bathroom or eating. Ironically, as the program sought to warn girls about being objectified it also managed to reduce men into support systems for penises. And the sole purpose of the penis was clearly...
  • Common STDs Hit New U.S. Record

    08/29/2018 10:42:13 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 65 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | August 28, 2018 | Joseph P. Williams
    In a disturbing national trend, the number of three common sexually transmitted diseases hit a record high last year, with nearly 2.3 million cases reported in the U.S. – eclipsing the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Comparing data from 2013 with 2017's preliminary data showed "steep, sustained increases" in reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, the CDC said, also warning that gonorrhea is showing signs of becoming resistant to the antibiotics used to treat it. "We are sliding backward," Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of the CDC's...
  • Legislators Defeat Planned Parenthood Bill to Teach 12-Year-Old Kids About Oral and Anal Sex

    08/10/2018 11:02:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 69 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | August 10, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    A Massachusetts bill that recommended teaching children as young as 12 about oral and anal sex failed in the state House last week amid growing public outrage. The College Fix reports state Senate Bill 2128 passed the state Senate but died in the House last week when the legislative session ended. The bill seemed harmless enough at first. It would have required public schools to provide “comprehensive” sex education that is medically accurate and age-appropriate. This included “the benefits of abstinence and delaying sexual activity” and “the effective use of contraceptives and barrier methods.” However, Andrew Beckwith, president of the...
  • Parents Denied Right to See Pro-LGBT Videos Forced on Their Children

    07/10/2018 3:10:10 PM PDT · by detective · 90 replies
    The New American ^ | 09 July 2018 | Steve Byas
    A lawsuit against a Pennsylvania school district will be filed later this month, if the district continues its refusal to allow parents to see a series of pro-LGBT videos that their children were forced to watch in April. In a June 22 letter to the East Penn School District, Liberty Counsel attorney Richard Mast said that Pennsylvania state law dictates that parents are entitled to all such curriculum information. Almost three thousand students at Emmaus High School were required to see the videos during the school district’s LGBT “Unity Week.” Students could not opt out, and not only were parents...
  • Sex in school bathroom prompts one-at-a-time policy and parents are fuming (middle sch transgender)

    06/01/2018 4:57:18 PM PDT · by dead · 49 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 6/1/18 | Bill Gallo Jr. bgallo@njadvancemedia.com
    <p>A sexual encounter between two middle school students in a school bathroom has prompted policy changes at the district and could even mean new construction of single-stall restrooms to accommodate transgender students.</p> <p>Gravenor held the open forum after local social media in Franklin Township in Gloucester County lit up over issues in the middle school.</p>
  • Reported STD cases reach new high in California

    05/15/2018 9:12:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    SF Gate ^ | May 14, 2018 | Staff
    A record number of Californians were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease in 2017, according to a new report released Monday by the California Department of Public Health. More than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and early syphilis were reported, which equates to a 45 percent increase compared to 2012, the CDPH reported.
  • California School District Says Parents Can’t Pull Kids Out Of New LGBT Sex Ed Class

    04/20/2018 3:00:49 PM PDT · by detective · 66 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/20/2018 | Katie Jerkovich
    A California school district says that parents can’t opt out of a new sex education course that will deal with abortion, homosexuality and transgender issues. California passed a law called the California Healthy Youth Act in 2015 to promote “healthy attitudes” about “gender [and] sexual orientation.” The law is meant to teach students about the “effectiveness and safety of all FDA-approved contraceptive methods” and allow for “objective discussion” about “parenting, adoption, and abortion.” The law also gives parents the ability to opt-out of this education and said that the “pupil” shall not be punished academically in any way if they...
  • Parents 'livid' over graphic middle school sex-ed

    10/24/2017 9:30:37 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 69 replies
    WND ^ | 10/23/2017 | Alicia Powe
    'Mom, it's like instead of them telling us how to not do it, it's like they gave us a road map'! Parents are outraged after discovering their children were being taught about “mutual masturbation” and “anal sex” in their Oklahoma public middle school. Students in Jay, Oklahoma, were given sex-ed handouts from Lighthouse Pregnancy Center teaching that there are “four types of sex.” The graphic sex lesson handouts were culled from a program called “Shape, Sexual Health Awareness, Prevention and Education.” Comprehensive Sex Education came to Jay Middle School in Oklahoma last week. https://t.co/4eAzPeyG1w pic.twitter.com/Ps3yPJU5lS ​ ​ — ShannonJoy (@ShannonJoyRadio)...
  • Mom furious after daughter implanted with dangerous contraception on school trip

    04/16/2017 10:33:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 63 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 12, 2017 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    TULSA, Oklahoma, April 12, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — An Oklahoma mother allowed her daughter to go on an educational field trip only to have her return with a three-year chemical contraceptive implant inside her arm. Langston Hughes Academy hosts an annual sex-ed class by Youth Services of Tulsa. When Miracle Foster's daughter wanted to learn more, she allowed her to visit the clinic. But Youth Services of Tulsa is part of the Tulsa Area Teen Pregnancy Prevention Collaborative, whose PregNOT program began in 2010 with $1.5 million in tax funding from the Obama Health and Human Services' Office of Adolescent Health....
  • U.S. Anti-AIDS Abstinence Efforts in Africa Fail to Prevent HIV

    12/17/2016 4:14:20 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 66 replies
    Scientific American ^ | May 6, 2016 | Christine Gorman
    Washington spent more than $1 billion telling people in 14 African countries not to have sex before they get married. It didn’t work Over the past 15 years the U.S. has spent $1.4 billion promoting abstinence before marriage as a way of preventing HIV in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Unfortunately, according to the most comprehensive, independent study conducted to date of the effort, the money was pretty much wasted. A rigorous comparison of national data from countries that received abstinence funding under the 2003 U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with those that had not showed no...
  • What the Bible says about sexual relations is not "hate"

    04/07/2016 4:22:54 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 13 replies
    Faith Presses On
    Secular humanists are starting to step up their direct attacks on the Bible. Many are openly calling what it says about sexual relations "hate," and they especially want young people to accept that. What secular humanists aren't bringing up, though, is that in pre-modern societies, without modern medicine especially, "sexual liberation" would have meant drastic increases in incurable diseases and ailments. It doesn't even take any faith in God to see that it isn't hate to command people not to do what would cause them and others physical harm. This is a summary review of the matter of secular humanists...