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The “Khan Academy of Sex Ed” is coming!
The creator of MakeLoveNotPorn.com wants to bring sex ed into the ed tech realm. The topic has mostly been steered clear of by the big ed tech businesses, but Cindy Gallop may be able to change that.
Hawaii public schools must offer sex ed
As of last week, all public schools in Hawaii are required to provide comprehensive sexuality education. Parents are allowed to opt out of the program for their children. This is a shift from allowing each school to decide independently on whether to offer the class.
Teen birth rate continues to decline
Recently reported drops in teen abortion rate are coupled by a recent report that teen birth rates are also dropping. Rates have dropped a whopping 61% since the historic teen birth rate high in 1991.
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea tests delivered to your front door
Planned Parenthood has a new app that allows residents of California to order the two tests to their front door for $149. The orderer can take a urine sample, mail it back, and receive their results discretely via the app. A doctor an order a prescription based on the results. If the roll-out is successful, Planned Parenthood will expand to other regions.
She’s everywhere right now. It’s exhausting. Here are a few of the articles that I think are useful:
- A black trans woman explains changing gender v. changing race
- Let’s talk about Rachel Dolezal’s parents (and the sexual assault charges that may be behind their public statements about Rachel)