Sexual Health in the News September 9 - September 15

NCSH in the News

The Case For Starting Sex Ed In Kindergarten (Hula Hoops Recommended) - NPR
Experts share that comprehensive, age-appropriate sex education is important through all phases of life – starting even in Kindergarten. Two NCSH members are featured: Advocates for Youth and SIECUS.

How to Have Good (and Safe!) Sex in CollegeSELF
Just like creating a studying plan, having a plan for your sexual health in college is key to having a pleasurable sex life. Two NCSH members, Planned Parenthood and Power to Decide (, are featured.

14 Ways to Make Sex *Super* Hot and IntimateCosmopolitan
With societal pressures on what hot, steamy sex should look like, it can be daunting to explore new ways to spice up your sex life. This article highlights several strategies shared by NCSH member, Tyomi Morgan.  

Other News This Week

A New Approach to Domestic ViolencePOLITICO
Health care providers are working to address domestic violence (DV) in their clinics and medical centers instead of relying on the criminal justice system.

The First Abortion Ban Passed After Roe Takes Effect Thursday In IndianaNPR
New Indiana legislation will only allow abortion in the case of rape, incest, and certain serious medical complications and emergencies up until 10 weeks gestation. It also limits where they can be performed.

Montana Health Department Adopts Rule Barring Transgender People From Changing Sex On Birth CertificatesThe Hill
A new rule only allows Montanans to change the sex on their birth certificate if it was originally listed incorrectly or misidentified, creating barriers for transgender individuals.

Lindsey Graham’s National Abortion Ban Bill Makes The Midterm Stakes Very ClearVOX
New legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would ban abortions after 15 weeks of gestation, only including exceptions for rape, incest, and to save the life of the pregnant person.

Tips For Discovering Your Sexual Desire: How to Figure Out What You Actually Like During SexTeen Vogue
Everyone likes different things – especially when it comes to their sexual preferences. This article shares some tips on how you can discover what you want sexually.

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