high school students

ways to help the world while looking at cute dogs and art

ways to help the world while looking at cute dogs and art

Two very excellent shoutouts today! Both are fun ways to help the world. So you don’t have a real excuse not to. 1. Alexandria Animals Photo Calendar Contest So the Alexandria Animal Welfare League is holding a photo contest for cute animals. Go over there and vote on the best animals, for a small donation. The(…)

america’s sex ed supports rape culture

america’s sex ed supports rape culture

Hey! So this semester I have a weekly column on sex and gender issues at the Brown Political Review. This post originally appeared over there. For more badass political knowledge, check out BPR! Sex-ed in America is far from perfect. It varies widely from state to state (and even school to school), but at worst it can shame(…)

5 important things missing from my high school sex ed

5 important things missing from my high school sex ed

I should preface this by saying that I consider my high school’s sex ed program pretty good, as far as high school sex ed programs go. We learned all about condoms and birth control and diseases and whatnot, and did so in a fairly open minded setting (in a private school in the suburbs of(…)