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The Texas Office of the Inspector General sent a number of officials into Planned Parenthood offices in Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio, demanding thousands of pages of documents in 24 hours, including personal information of employees.
Sex education delivered through popular media and stories is effective, but requires an approach that is grounded in both biology and in the social dynamics that prevail. Providing this kind of programming is exactly what Hulu is trying to do with ‘East Los High.’
An up-and-coming idea in New Zealand is to provide free contraceptive health care support for women who request the morning after pill. In an attempt to reduce pregnancy terminations, the pill is now free in the district of Marlborough, where terminations were statistically higher. Contraceptive consulting and access to sexual health care is hoped to further reduce terminations.
Local Slut Walks expand public understanding of rape culture and consent through signs and local news media coverage.