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Informative or Ignorant? How Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Promotes Prejudice

The way schools choose to represent sexually transmitted diseases has far reaching effects, more than most would anticipate.

By Jean-Marie Toher

Most public schools provide some sort of education on sexual health, but it may be surprising to learn that how they choose to approach this topic is… 1,199 more words

Abstinence-only Sex Education

ANTI-BLACKNESS/BLACK *BODIES* & THE ‘TOO PRETTY TO BE ABORIGINAL’ TALK.

So last week I attended this talk by Sasha Sarago (Editor/Founder of Ascension Mag) and Nayuka Gorrie (activist and writer) – ‘Beauty & the Beast: Indigenous beauty decolonised’. 963 more words

Feminism

Cuil Peek: In The Time of Toba

tfw you write the most epic author’s note (thanks for the suggestion, Ripley Santo). The following is taken from In the Time of Toba: Lilith… 121 more words

Victoria Derbyshire Programme – highlighting PIP fiasco…...

A while back I had a visit from Jim Reed who is the lovely reporter for the Victoria Derbyshire programme on BBC 2. Jim made the original film I made a year or so ago. 280 more words

Media Representation

Has the Internet Changed What it Means to be An Adult? #adulting

Sorry, I can’t be an adult; I’m adulting.

This is the new motto for the millennial generation. A motto that has taken a noun and turned it into a verb. 480 more words

Media Culture

My Review of That Dragon, Cancer

When it comes to technology nowadays, anything seems possible, especially in the world of gaming. As video games become increasingly popular, many genres begin to rise, such as sympathetic gaming. 819 more words

Media Culture

The Harley Revolution

It’s that time again.

Girls in animal ears and a leotard, boys in their favorite onesies and children dressed as their favorite heroes.

This is a time where you can be someone,  638 more words