Parents: Just talk about sex with your kids

This is a press release from Planned Parenthood that I thought was interesting: ** PARENTS ARE TALKING WITH THEIR KIDS ABOUT SEX BUT OFTEN NOT TACKLING HARDER ISSUES ** Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada Launches Activities Around October’s Let’s Talk Month LAS VEGAS — Eighty-two percent of parents have talked to their children about topics…

The back-up plan

What will/would you do if your birth control fails? You might want to be more prepared than these two: This fall, Planned Parenthood is running a public information campaign to raise awareness about back-up birth control, specifically emergency contraception (aka, “EC”). “Accidents happen which is why it is essential for any sexually-active woman, or man…

The heavy

Are you doing something that is triggering someone you know with an eating disorder? Take a second and think about that. What about in your online life? What do your updates on Facebook and twitter say to the world about weight, body image, working out, eating and other related issues? I started thinking about this…

Mid-week news round-up: military at pride parade, the sexist dairy campaign and more!

It’s hot out there, and I don’t just mean the weather: Have you been watching the week-long series on sexual violence airing on My News 3’s Healthline segment? It features Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence Executive Director Andrea Sundberg speaking on a variety of issues related to sexual violence. (Full disclosure: I am on the…