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the anti-science presidency
the anti-science presidency

An Abstinence-Only Advocate Has the Final Say on Who Gets Family Planning Grants

A single person controls the nation's Title X family planning budget for the first time since the 80s​.
Susan Rinkunas
3.7.18
the anti-science presidency
the anti-science presidency

Trump’s Family Planning Program Will Prioritize Less Effective Kinds of Birth Control

Dramatic changes in the guidelines for Title X family planning grants could affect the types of birth control women have access to.
Susan Rinkunas
2.28.18
hard data
hard data

Trump's Embrace of Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is a Threat to Your Health

Instead of learning safer sex practices, students are simply taught to keep it in their pants.
Justin Lehmiller
1.18.18
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

Only 13 States Require Sex Ed to Be Medically Accurate

And half the country is pushing abstinence-only, which, STD rates have shown us, is not exactly effective.
Letizia Adams
10.20.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

This Sex Educator Was Not Allowed to Say 'Clitoris' in the Classroom

Others were barred from: "abortion," "LGBTQ," and using a diagram of female anatomy.
Diana Spechler
10.5.17
I'm shocked
I'm shocked

Huh, Another Study Says Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Doesn’t Work

Scientists and public health experts continue to rack up evidence that this kind of education is failing young people.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.22.17
Shade
Shade

These Are the States With the Worst Sex Ed

From abstinence only and straight-up lies to nothing at all.
Letizia Adams
8.10.17