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Thirteen Years Later, a Teen Mom Finds Motherhood

By Saira Khan

On a recent Tuesday morning, Sierra Dressing, 29, posted a gif on Facebook, offering bystanders a glimpse into a joyful moment. In it, her parents, husband, and in-laws are seated on a couch as she emerges wearing a grey t-shirt. 2,149 more words


What's a Girl to Do?

There is a strident section of US society vehemently against abortion. They tend to be right leaning, conservative Christians. This piece though is not so much about the splutterings of people denouncing the right for women to choose whether to have a baby or not, no matter what the circumstances of conception. 740 more words


Your kids actually want you to talk to them about sex

When Avital Norman Nathman’s son was about 3, she says, he freaked out after he walked in on her changing a sanitary pad. So she decided to have an age-appropriate conversation about menstruation with him right then and there. 2,087 more words



When I was fifteen or sixteen or seventeen my Catholic high school had a mandatory school assembly. A guest speaker came to tell us all about sex. 102 more words


It's time for The Talk

Poor kid doesn’t know what’s about to hit him.

By the time you read this, the damage will be done.

I will have already destroyed my son’s innocence and whatever mysticism I carried in his sweet mind. 686 more words


Tough Lesson for Teacher

Hard to see we’re observing the world through shaded lenses, until we’re able to remove them. Didn’t know from an early age, I was being primed for a lifetime of sexual objectification. 1,433 more words


Middle school sex education class causes controversy

Written by: Ayala Tzadikario

In Jan. 2016, the new California Healthy Youth Act (California Education Code Sections 51930-51939) was passed. It requires all California school districts to provide unbiased comprehensive sex education to all public school students. 787 more words