In June we launched a petition demanding that @TwitterAds remove condoms from it’s blacklist. The results? A force of support from thousands of people and numerous organizations who want to see sexual health messaging promoted, not shamed. Currently, Twitter’s confusing policy continues to block a whole spectrum of sexual health advocates. Their policy views condoms as something to protect from it’s users, outlawing condom ads that contain or link to any mention of sexual pleasure. But condoms are inherently sexual. How can you- more importantly, why should you- disconnect condoms from sex and pleasure? As we told RH Reality Check, promoting pleasure is more effective at increasing consistent condom use than any fear-based campaign. Together we stand to put condoms in the public … [Read More...]
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Sex education involves more than just penetrative intercourse. It involves how we feel about ourselves, our gender/sexual identity, and the relationships we engage in with others. It is a central part of being human. In this article, Dr. Melanie Davis offers practical tips for how to approach this topic with your children. This is an […]
Abstinence-only education does not exist in a vacuum. There is an important history in the United States in which certain laws past and federal funding began supporting fear-based curricula. This stems from the belief that if you tell students the biological consequences (i.e, STIs, unwanted pregnancy, death) and social consequences of sex (specifically for girls, […]