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Sex Week Reboot: The Planned Parenthood Problem

The gauntlet was thrown down this week when the House voted to defund Planned Parenthood. Yep. The GOP wants to strip away access to free contraceptives and preventative womens’ health care.

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Love to be Legal in California

San Francisco’s 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals declared Proposition 8 unconstitutional on Tuesday. YAY!

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Obama Doesn’t “Hang” on Google+, Won’t Talk Drug Policy

The president avoided a question on marijuana legalization in a recent Google+ hangout/YouTube chat, annoying views and constituents. A whopping 62% of Americans under 30 support legalization, but the president won’t talk about it.

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Overdue Changes: Defining Rape in the 21st Century

New statistics using the FBI’s new definition of rape will give social scientists and policy makers a better understanding of the true incidence of rape and help victims find the help they need.

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NDAA: A Campaign Mood Killer for Youth

The president’s support of the National Defense Authorization Act has shown American youth that Obama may not be as serious about protecting civil liberties and keeping promises as he once seemed.