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Put the Sex Back in Sex Ed

March 22nd, 2014 Comments off

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When public schools refuse to acknowledge gender differences, we betray boys and girls alike

Fertility is the missing chapter in sex education. Sobering facts about women’s declining fertility after their 20s are being withheld from ambitious young women, who are propelled along a career track devised for men. Read more…

Poster in middle school includes graphic sexual references

February 11th, 2014 Comments off

Bob Kellogg   (OneNewsNow.com) Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The father of a 13-year-old girl in Kansas is challenging a middle school for putting up a poster titled “How Do People Express Their Sexual Feelings?”

Some of the terms on the poster, posted on a Grove Middle School classroom door, are innocent enough: kissing, hugging, talking. But others are too graphic to even mention. Brad Dacus of the Pacific Justice Institute is representing Mark Ellis, the father. Read more…

A Brief History of Sex Ed: How We Reached Today’s Madness

July 16th, 2013 Comments off

by Miriam Grossman

Today’s sex ed curricula are based on the widely-accepted teachings of depraved human beings.

Once upon a time, sex education was a simple biology lesson. Students learned the facts of life, and, with those facts, that sex is part of something bigger, called marriage. Teachers explained that this was the moral and healthy way to live. Read more…

Dr J’s thoughts on the “Hook-up” culture

December 6th, 2012 Comments off

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Self-control is the only magic bullet

May 16th, 2012 Comments off

by Carolyn Moynihan

This is not exactly family fare but it seems significant that the American Psychological Association is calling attention to the need for “behavioural approaches” along with medical interventions to prevent HIV infection. Read more…

Harvard’s favourite subject, again

April 27th, 2012 Comments off

by Mariette Ulrich

This NY Times piece discusses last month’s first-ever Sex Week at Harvard, a student-run program of lectures, displays and conversations about “all things sexual,” including: how to talk to your doctor about sex; careers in sexual health, the ethics of pornography; sex and religion; kinky practices like bondage; how to “talk dirty”; gay and lesbian sex. “After every event, organizers raffled off vibrators.” Read more…

HHS Mandate, Phase Two?

March 15th, 2012 Comments off

Once these Catholic institutions get with the beat on contraceptives, what next? From Sudbury, Ontario:

Family members are shocked after Grade 7 Catholic school students received oral sex pamphlets meant for 18 year olds. Read more…

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Values for life

March 2nd, 2012 Comments off

by Louise Kirk

Most sex education fails because it does not prepare children for life. A successful values programme is changing all that.

In 2010 plans were afoot to make sex education compulsory in the UK from the age of five. The policy, strongly supported by the last UK Labour Government, just failed to reach the statute book when a general election was called. The present Coalition Government is under similar pressure to introduce earlier and more prescribed sex education, but decided to consult the public before acting. Read more…

Sex-ed classes and assault on our children’s innocence (Part 2)

December 7th, 2011 Comments off

Dr. Michael L. Brown

Caution: Contains descriptions that some may find offensive.

Dr. Michael Brown (FIRE School of Ministry)As outrageous as it is to hear about the new sex-ed curriculum for New York City schools, beginning with middle schools, there are some school districts for which the program does not start early enough. And so, in June 2010, the Provincetown, Massachusetts, school board voted unanimously to begin distributing condoms to elementary school children upon the student’s request, beginning in first grade and without parental knowledge or consent. (What possible use could a 6-year-old have for a condom?) Read more…