Latest Sexual health News

School district offer birth control in high schools

Nov. 15, 2019 10:03 AM EST

LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts school district has voted to provide free birth control products and emergency contraception to students who ask to battle a high teen pregnancy rate and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. The Lynn School Committee voted unanimously on the proposal on Thursday...

Battle Ground public schools eliminate sex ed requirement

Oct. 29, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) — The public school system in Battle Ground, Washington, has thrown out requirements that schools teach sexual health education. The Columbian reports the school board voted 3-2 Monday to overhaul its internal sexual health education policy, eliminating requirements that the...

Fake campaign signs in Connecticut town draw condemnation

Oct. 24, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Fake political campaign signs in a Connecticut town comparing Democratic candidates to sexually transmitted diseases are drawing condemnation from both sides of the political spectrum. The fake signs with the words "Dripp Clapp Herpes" over the phrase "Row A," in reference to the...