Archive for reproductive health

The fate of Abstinence-only

Posted in Legal, News, Politics and Sex, Sex Ed with tags , , , , on September 30, 2009 by Chase

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In a 12-11 vote, the Senate Finance Committee passed Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch’s measure to restore $50 million a year in funding  for abstinence-only education programs. Full Story

Also passed was a measure by the Committee chairman, Democratic Sen. Max Baucus of Montana. Baucus’s measure, which passed 14-9, makes funding available for more comprehensive sex education.

Since both measures passed, it will be up to the House and Senate to decide.

England’s National Health Services advises students to have orgasms

Posted in News, Sex Ed with tags , , , , , on July 23, 2009 by girlonpiano

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“An orgasm a day keeps the doctor away!” Pro-sex ed, pissing people off.  Interesting that the photo attached to this article is a pregnant chick.  How come it’s not a photo of a schoolgirl mid-orgasm?? Come on!!

Republican Congressman Wants to Charge Americans for Bareback Sex

Posted in Politics and Sex with tags , , , , on July 22, 2009 by girlonpiano

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Here’s an excerpt of the article from Carnal Nation

Buyer proposed his idea during hearings on the health care bill in the Energy and Commerce Committee last Thursday. “Someone who smokes, drinks, participates in bad conduct and behavior, unprotected sex, maybe bad things happen to them, maybe they should pay higher premiums,” Buyer said. “That is a radical thought, isn’t it?”

Religious Teens Have More Abortions

Posted in Activism, Feminist Sex, Politics and Sex, Religion, Sex Ed with tags , , , on July 20, 2009 by girlonpiano

“New research suggests that while religiosity (defined as religious involvement, frequency of prayer, and perception of the importance of religion) influences the attitudes of young women towards abortion, it does not affect their actual behavior.

In other words, even religious women, if unmarried and pregnant, resort to abortion—particularly women in their teens. This according to new research published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Hypocrisy sucks.”

via Religious Teens Have More Abortions | Mother Jones.

Pregnant robot used for training

Posted in Crazy/Funny, Videos with tags , , , on July 16, 2009 by girlonpiano

It’s kinda creepy watching the baby come out, but it’s more creepy how everyone’s talking to it…

The Virginity Movement

Posted in Feminist Sex, Politics and Sex, Sex Ed with tags , , , on July 10, 2009 by girlonpiano

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If women who have had pre-marital sex are like lollipops unwrapped, then I am definitely a “poorly wrapped, saliva-fouled sucker.”   FOULED!

Abstinence-only programs LIE to your children

Posted in Politics and Sex, Sex Ed with tags , , on June 29, 2009 by girlonpiano

Did you know. . .

A 2004 House of Representatives Special Investigative Committee produced a report analyzing the scientific accuracy of thirteen of the most commonly used abstinence-based curricula in the United States. Here’s a quick recap of what they found. . . Continue reading