Ending the stigma and sparking change: How to talk to your friends and family about comprehensive sex education
Everyone deserves access to sex education that is scientifically accurate, LGBTQ+ inclusive, consent-centered, culturally responsive, and shame free. So how do we make comprehensive sex education a reality for everyone? We start by talking about it with our friends and family.
Abortion is legal, so why does it always feel like this is not the case? The reality for many Americans is that while abortion is indeed legal, it remains largely inaccessible. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) addresses this at the federal level.
Texas Abortion Ban Opens the Door For Anti-Abortion Politicians in North Dakota to Follow
Comprehensive sex education is proven to improve health, relationships, and decision-making. In fact, sex education saves lives. But during the 2021 legislative session, North Dakota politicians decided to attack funding for sex education programs and vital academic research.
With sex ed funding under attack, North Dakotans spoke up. Read what university students, professors, and sexual and reproductive health advocates had to say about why our state needs both academic freedom and access to sex education.
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear its first abortion case since conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett filled the seat of reproductive freedom advocate Ruth Bader Ginsburg. So, what does this mean for North Dakota?
Now that North Dakota’s 2021 legislative session has come to a close, we’re looking back on the issues and fights that we faced this year. While North Dakota continued battling the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-sexual and reproductive health legislators chose to target reproductive health care, LGBTQ+ rights, and academic freedom.
Governor Burgum bowed to political pressure and signed SB 2030, a bill that deliberately attacks academic freedom by prohibiting a long-standing federally funded sex education and research program that has provided evidence-based education to hundreds of North Dakotans.
Supporters of academic freedom and sex education call on the governor to stop political overreach
North Dakota Lawmakers introduced SB 2323, a bill that would prohibit any new clinics offering abortion from opening within 30 miles of a public or private school.