Let’s Talk About Sex

Birds, Bees and Truelove: a Father’s YA novel Tackles Sex and Abstinence

A respected children's book author opens up an honest conversation about sex by letting his son read his young adult novel, "The Making of Dr. Truelove."

– Oct 26, 2016

A Day With HIV: A Black Mom Shares Her Story Of Diagnosis and Survival

In honor of A Day With HIV, Masonia Traylor, a Black mom of two, talks diagnosis, survival and concrete ways to strike down barriers for HIV-infected moms.

– Sep 21, 2015

Unschooling Black Children Without The Restrictions of School, Plus Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links

Unschooling Black children is about liberation. This mom shows us how she does it, plus notes on the food stamp challenge, the color of autism advocacy, the trials of transracial adoptees and real talk for an 8-year-old who hears about rape on TV.

– Apr 17, 2015

How To Talk To Kids About Sex: Great Resources from Planned Parenthood

October marks Let’s Talk Month, aimed at getting families to talk to kids about sex. Here, ways to go beyond “the talk” and say what matters—and sticks.

– Oct 15, 2014

Menstrual Marketing At Its Finest: The Period-Obsessed Tween Gets Got

Here's what happens when you lie to your mom about getting your period.

– Jun 23, 2014

Awkward Sex Talk: Bedsider.org’s Awesome New Birth Control Info Site

Bedsider.org's new "Awkward Grandma" serves up humor as it helps give the 411 on birth control.

– Feb 11, 2014

Black Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop By 51 Percent—Thanks To Responsible Teens

Health advocates say the massive drop in Black teen pregnancy rates is due to more teens taking control of their reproductive responsibilities.

– Dec 11, 2013

Black Girl Sexuality: An African American Dad Vows Never To Police His Daughter’s Body

By SHAWN TAYLOR You would assume that the playground would be one of the few places where you could just be a father. No stress, just...

– Jun 5, 2013

Pregnant Texas Teen Sues Parents For Right To Have Baby. Isn’t Reproductive Choice Grand?

My mother’s “birds and bees” talk began and ended with this simple directive: “Don’t bring no babies home because I’m not trying to take care...

– Feb 19, 2013

California Pre-School Sex Scandal: School Closing Its Doors After 4- and 5-Year-Olds Admit Oral Sex

A church-run pre-school in Carson, California is shutting down after parents found out kindergarteners were allegedly giving each other oral sex, and now families of...

– Feb 5, 2013
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