Posts Tagged as "sex"

Latino Youth Workshops on Substance Use & Relationships

Jun. 30, 2016 / By
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Join the Center for Latino Community Health for workshops about sex, drugs, and partner communication.

Deciding To Be a Teen Mom Was Hard, But Telling My Community Was Worse

Jul. 29, 2014 / By
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When I announced to my community that I decided to keep my baby, even though I was a teenager, I was called a “wh*re” and a “slut.” The nicer ones still said I was “careless” and “irresponsible.”

Sure, getting pregnant was an accident...

How Local Teens Are Coping Without Sex Ed

Jul. 10, 2014 / By
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The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates of all the industrialized countries and nearly half of the 19 million new STDs each year effect young people aged 15 to 24 years old...

LB Health Department Assists in Reducing the HIV/STD Disease Burden

Jun. 6, 2014 / By
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By Guest Writer Julio C. Rodríguez, Long Beach Health Dept.

Since the first AIDS case was reported here in Long Beach back in early 1983, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has continued to affect us...

Teens Use Theater to Teach Sex Ed to Peers

May. 2, 2014 / By
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When my high school cut its sex education program, my classmates and I decided to take matters in our own hands...

Residents, Community Leaders Speak Out Against Human Trafficking

Feb. 6, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Scott Bosco, Clea Kim and Danube Ramirez Hermosillo
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Youth at Reid Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Every ninety seconds, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Justice and in last year Long Beach, there were 115 documented rapes...