Sex Ed in NV: Getting freaky up in Lyon County

It turns out that the rural counties and Las Vegas have more in common then either would like to admit. We both have troubling issues with current sex education standards taught in our districts. During the push for the comprehensive sex education bill at the 2013 Legislature rural folks were quick to point fingers at…

Disgraced RJ publisher calls Nevada girls, especially Hispanics, “easy”

Doesn’t Sherman Frederick know it’s Mother’s Day? Here I am trying to enjoy a rare day off with my family and I have to deal with this piece-of-shit op-ed by the former Review Journal publisher, who was demoted three years ago following his very public “leadership” of the newspaper to endorse Sharron Angle (remember her?)…

AB230 testimony: I speak for the unwanted and abused

For those of you who did not attend and/or watch the marathon Nevada State Senate committee hearing on the comprehensive sex education bill (AB230) yesterday… I don’t even know where to begin. A lot of it was pretty much like the April 1 Assembly hearing, but the fierce factor was definitely dialed up a notch…

Sex ed bill hearing April 1

Regular readers know that for some time I have been working as an advocate for comprehensive sex education. Going all the way back to my time as a news reporter at Las Vegas CityLife, I have been watching the issue unfold in our community. It is some kind of wicked joke on us that there…

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…