Under the gun

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Article War and Peace Young Adults
How violence takes a toll on our kids.

Students vote for expanded sex ed resources at Boston College

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Article Sex and Sexuality Young Adults

A referendum on sexual health that earned the support of 90 percent of Boston College students presents a unique opportunity to discuss sexuality, administrators say. But BC students may be less interested in teachable moments on sexual ethics than they are in an expansion of the school's sex education program.

 


Students vote for expanded sex ed resources at Boston College

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Sex and Sexuality Young Adults

A referendum on sexual health that earned the support of 90 percent of Boston College students presents a unique opportunity to discuss sexuality, administrators say. But BC students may be less interested in teachable moments on sexual ethics than they are in an expansion of the school's sex education program.

 


Students vote for expanded sex ed resources at Boston College

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Sex and Sexuality Young Adults

A referendum on sexual health that earned the support of 90 percent of Boston College students presents a unique opportunity to discuss sexuality, administrators say. But BC students may be less interested in teachable moments on sexual ethics than they are in an expansion of the school's sex education program.

 


Mothers' helper

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Article Hispanic Catholics Immigration Social Justice
Stephanie Garza, a young new leader in the church, creates leaders out of Chicago moms.

Evangelical Christians versus Catholics on hook-up culture

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Article Sex and Sexuality Young Adults

What do non-evangelicals think of evangelical dating culture?

My students were shocked when they read evangelical books on dating. The idea that you would know your partner's religious affiliation, what made them tick, or what kind of family they came from before you had sex with them was unheard of.


Feminism and hook-up culture

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Article Sex and Sexuality Women Young Adults

As a feminist, how do you react to sexualized theme parties?

I found out about theme parties when I was teaching a course on women and spirituality.

We were discussing how restricting images of God to masculine language and images affects society whether you believe in God or not. One student raised her hand and she said, "Men make themselves into gods at the parties on campus."

I asked her what she meant and she said, "Oh, you know, ‘pimps and ho's' [whores], ‘CEOs and office ho's,' ‘maids and millionaires.' "


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