“Realism” and Adolescent Sex

When Bristol Palin said “Abstinence is just not realistic”, as a sexuality educator, I couldn’t help but wish I had been interviewing her for I would have asked her to explain what that comment really meant to her, how she reached that conclusion and why she chose to share it on national TV. Here’s what [...]

The Right Information At The Right Time

A recent article by David Crary –onenewsnow.com – on Monday, January 26, 2009 discussed the future of abstinence-only funding under the Obama and the fact that it is in limbo. The article sites statements from both individuals in favor of Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Abstinence-Only education. Comprehensive sexuality educators believe that comprehensive includes a message [...]

Obama’s Administration Brings HOPE For Adolescent Health Education Changes

January 20, 2009 was a significant day not only in the United States but all over the world. The inauguration of President Obama represents hope and change for many people for many reasons. As I sat in a seminar in Foster City, California, learning more about Google AdWords, I was touched by the conversations I [...]