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Dirty chocolate. Chewed up gum. Cup of spit.

The five offensive sex ed lessons schools use to tell teens that sex makes them dirty.

Monday Apr 7 3:36pm  318 notes
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School Allegedly Told Buddhist Student His Faith Is ‘Stupid’ & He Should Convert Or Switch Schools

When the child’s parents reported the incidents, the Sabine Parish superintendent allegedly told them “this is the Bible Belt”.

Posted Monday Jan 27 12:10pm  319 notes
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Mankind has existed for a pretty long time without anyone ever having to give a sex-ed lesson to anybody. And now we feel like, oh gosh, people are too stupid to unless we force them to sit and listen to instructions.

NOT how it works, Congressman Gohmert

Posted Tuesday Jun 25 4:02pm  218 notes
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Colorado Town Turned On 13-Year-Old Victim Of Hazing, Sexual Assault

A truly horrifying story of how a town jumped to the defense of the wrong people. 

Posted Saturday Jun 22 11:48am  245 notes
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Five books you should read during your first year out of college.

"The year after you graduate from college—especially if you’re living independently rather than moving back home—is a time of even bigger adjustment than your first year in college and away from home. You’re no longer thrown together with people from your peer group, which makes dating and making new friends more complicated, if you’re financially independent for the first time, you’re learning a whole host of things about what your money will get you, and what your economic priorities are, and you’re living through your first year without structured breaks to help you recharge and catch up. There’s no one guide to doing that complicated first year right, but these are five books that are all about things I wish I’d thought through during that time."

Alyssa Rosenberg on the books you shouldn’t miss.

Thursday Jun 6 9:45am  429 notes
Tags  #books  #education  #graduation  #literature  

 
 

ALERT: Your student loan rates may double on July 1.

Posted Friday May 31 10:55am  221 notes
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Read the fascinating inside story of how a Harvard dissertation on Hispanics and IQ became too racist for the Heritage Foundation. 

Posted Tuesday May 21 8:40pm  392 notes
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Heartbreaking.

Even though the day was cancelled due to sequestration, a 5-year-old showed up to school because he was hungry.

And there are more devastating effects sequester budget cuts have had on kids and schools.

Monday May 20 3:13pm  344 notes
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Dartmouth College Threatens To Discipline Students For Protesting Sexual Assault

THIS is how they respond to sexual assault.

Posted Saturday Apr 27 12:48pm  216 notes
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Katelyn Campbell protested her high school’s abstinence assembly and has received an outpouring of encouragement when her principal threatened her. 
Here’s how you can show your support.

Katelyn Campbell protested her high school’s abstinence assembly and has received an outpouring of encouragement when her principal threatened her. 

Here’s how you can show your support.

View HD • Posted Friday Apr 19 2:04pm  492 notes
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