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Sex Education

When it comes to sex education, schools should teach the facts. Teens need to know the risks of having sex. There are many reasons why teens should wait to have sex. But teens also need to understand how to stay safe and protect themselves from disease.

Featured Efforts

Exposing Anti-Choice Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Anti-choice CPCs mislead and manipulate people facing unintended pregnancies. Learn More »

Choice Out Loud: Every Decision Has a Story

Choice Out Loud is a platform designed to help amplify the stories that men and women are already telling and add new voices to the conversation. Learn More »

Stories

Lela, 24

I had my first child when I was only 15 years old, a ninth grader in junior high.

Merry, 54

In 1972, as a 16 year old girl in high school, I instituted the “sex information center” at James Madison High School in Brooklyn, NY.

The Problem

 Many opponents of choice work to block schools from teaching teens the facts about sex and staying safe.

Our Solution

Our country needs to make fighting teen pregnancy a priority. The federal government and the states should invest more money in sex-education programs that work.


News & Updates

All Teens Need Accurate Sex Ed

Think gay and lesbian teens don't need to know about birth control? Not so. In order to prevent unintended teen pregnancy, all teens need access to comprehensive sex education, including information on birth control. Find out why.

Abstinence-Only Programs Aren't Sex Ed

Programs that focus on abstinence-only-until-marriage don't meet California's requirements for comprehensive sex education, a judge ruled.


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