Andrew Smiler applauds the American Association of Pediatrics’ recommendations that adolescents be taught to use condoms and that condoms be made more available to them.
Trigger warning for brief mentions of rape and abuse. I recently came across (possibly via Scarleteen) this awesome report about male adolescent sexual health within the primary care setting. According to the study, male sexual health is quite often overlooked within the clinical setting. Pediatricians are three times more likely to take sexual histories from female […]
At the beginning of this school year, Planned Parenthood dropped off ten thousand condoms at my school. Have you ever seen ten thousand condoms? That is a lot of fucking condoms. The entire room was filled with cardboard boxes from the floor to the ceiling, labelled “sheer” and “flavored– cherry” and “florescent.” If you do […]