How Sex Education Fails Queer And Trans Kids

The Establishment
Mar 15, 2016 · 8 min read

By Jerusha Gray

For the first time since the late 1990s, the 2017 budget will contain no funding for abstinence-only education, which holds that abstaining from sex is the only way to avoid STDs or pregnancy. Many states have already been refusing federal funds for these programs, due to the overwhelming number of studies showing that abstinence-only education does not improve HIV rates…