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Can New York Shame Teens Out of Getting Pregnant? [Reader Forum]

Can New York Shame Teens Out of Getting Pregnant? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on March 11 2013, 8:16AM

Are New York’s controversial new ads to stop teen pregnancy racist? Colorlines readers sound off.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health

All NYC Public Middle and High Schools Will Now Have Sex-Ed

All NYC Public Middle and High Schools Will Now Have Sex-Ed

by Jorge Rivas on August 10 2011, 1:30PM

New York City Mayor Bloomberg launches sex-ed program that includes safe-sex lessons in NYC public schools.

Topics: Health

Advocates Pick Apart Will.I.Am's Pathetic View on Women and Condoms

Advocates Pick Apart Will.I.Am’s Pathetic View on Women and Condoms

by Jamilah King on May 4 2011, 10:45AM

Kelle Terrell at The Body calls the rapper out for his terribly misguided approach to sexual health.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

I Am HIV Positive and I Don't Blame Anybody--Including Myself

I Am HIV Positive and I Don’t Blame Anybody—Including Myself

by Kirk Grisham on November 12 2010, 10:00AM

How shared responsibility for AIDS epidemic will save all of our lives.

Topics: HIV/AIDS, Health, World AIDS Day

CDC Study Shows Teen Pregnancy About Education, Not Race

CDC Study Shows Teen Pregnancy About Education, Not Race

by Kai Wright on October 21 2010, 12:02PM

High rates among all races are clumped in the South, where comprehensive sex ed is rare.

Topics: Kai Wright

Clock Ticks on Stopping Abortion Ban in Insurance Pools

Clock Ticks on Stopping Abortion Ban in Insurance Pools

by Michelle Chen on September 10 2010, 10:50AM

The administration is poised to impose an unprecedented abortion restriction on some of the sickest uninsured women in the country.

Topics: Obama Abortion Ban, On Gender

Is Environmental Injustice Morphing Little Girls' Bodies?

Is Environmental Injustice Morphing Little Girls’ Bodies?

by Michelle Chen on August 10 2010, 1:27PM

The latest research suggests an array of social and environmental factors may be causing girls bodies to develop prematurely, especially girls of color.

Topics: Environment, Health, On Gender

Will Obama's AIDS Plan Reach Out to Black Women?

Will Obama’s AIDS Plan Reach Out to Black Women?

by Michelle Chen on July 14 2010, 10:10AM

In Obama’s new HIV/AIDS plan, it’s crucial to channel resources into research, prevention, education and treatment for the most vulnerable.

Topics: On Gender

Pregnant Women Dying in New York

Pregnant Women Dying in New York

by Michelle Chen on June 21 2010, 11:58AM

This year, maternal health advocates got the heartening news that the death rate of women in childbirth was declining worldwide, while the rate of child survival was improving ahead of earlier projections. But while the epidemic of maternal and child…

Topics: Health

Reaching Puberty Early

Reaching Puberty Early

by Susan H. Shane on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

Environmental factors are putting Black girls at risk.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

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