Want evidence of just how colorful Colorado has become? Stop by the Colorado Senate this morning, where two big bills will be considered. One, calling for new sex education standards, shows how very blue the Colorado Legislature is these days, The second, HB 13-1061, which would set standards for "r ... More >>
The February 26 Denver Post featured a lengthy article on Joneen Mackenzie and how she became a crusader for abstinence education -- a crusade she leads through her Center for Relationship Education, which is funded by a pair of grants, including one approved by the Colorado Board of Educatio ... More >>
Jefferson County Child Support Services has developed a new video intended to show that the department offers support for teen parents and children.
However, most of the 21-minute long production called Think Beyond Friday Night is spent detailing all the horrors and tribulations of teen p ... More >>
Donahue.Andy Kopsa's post about WAIT Training videos related to abstinence education programs offered by Shelly Donahue, subject of the recent feature article "Forbidden Fruit," drew an astonished reaction from many readers.
Here's a prime example.
Reporter Melanie Asmar's recent post juxtaposing abstinence education versus what she termed more "realistic" sex ed drew a passionate response from one reader. She feels the question should go well beyond whether or not instructors will still be able to use bananas and condoms.
To teach it or not to teach it? The Republican-heavy state Board of Education is going after a $3.2 million abstinence-only education grant that Governor Bill Ritter's administration passed up in favor of a $3.9 million grant that pays for sex ed that teaches kids about birth control, too. So ... More >>
Nurse Nancy protecting a banana.Last month, we told you about Tom Cat Condoms, whose slogan is "Prevent a litter, cover your critter." The real deal? Hardly. Instead, they're a satirical tool wielded by the Feline Fix, an affiliate of the Rocky Mountain Alley Cat Alliance, to encourage pet sp ... More >>
From zazzle.com Denver's public schoolchildren could soon be learning a lot more about the art of babymaking (and presumably, how to avoid it). The DPS Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution last week that calls for the district to ensure that kids "have access to science-based, c ... More >>
From zazzle.com On Thursday night, the Denver Public Schools Board of Education will talk about sex, baby.
More specifically, they'll talk about sex ed -- and how it's important that teenagers with raging libidos "have access to science-based, comprehensive, medically-accurate, culturally r ... More >>