Legislation Against Optimal Health for Youth

February 5, 2019

There is a strategic push underway to normalize teen sex and advance “sexual rights” of youth even if that notion opposes family and community values. Demonstrating this strategy, several concerning bills have been introduced or are currently under debate in legislatures across the country. These bills are pushing for radical...

Do We Really Care about the STD Epidemic Among Youth?

November 15, 2018

For the fourth year in a row infection rates for gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia have all risen. According to the CDC, gonorrhea rates have increased by 67 percent, and syphilis by 76 percent! Chlamydia remains the most common STD, with infections at more than 1.7 million cases, rising from 1.6 the year before. These...

Teen Sex is Always About More Than Sex

April 26, 2018

From our Executive Director, Mary Anne Mosack:   Like a breath of fresh air introduced into a long enclosed space, a new funding opportunity has been released from the Office of Adolescent Health(OAH) bringing into view a more balanced approach to sex education. The new Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) funding...


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The Weekly Update: September 19, 2019

September 20, 2019

Hook-Ups, Dating,Romance: How do Young People Really Feel? In a culture where hooking up, friends with benefits and casual sexual encounters are often presented as normative behavior, many buy into the false narrative that "everyone is doing it." Sex without regret, as long as it's consensual and "safe" is promoted...

The Weekly Update: July 11, 2019

July 12, 2019

Teens and Sex...What Messages Are We Sending? In light of the #Me-Too movement, the messages of female empowerment, and this week's indictment of Jeffrey Epstein, a recent Teen Vogue article has many scratching their heads in disbelief. The op-ed entitled Why Sex Work is Real Work, urges the decriminalization of sex work worldwide, and the funding...

The Weekly Update: June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019

2019 iSucceed Youth Leadership & SRA Advocacy Summit  Excitement is mounting for next week's Youth Leadership and Advocacy Summit as young people and adults from across the country converge on Capitol on 6/13-14! Keep watching future updates for photos of this year's event!


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