Campus Progress’ Top 7 Favorite Quotes from Abstinence -Only Curricula
Many abstinence-only curricula are riddled with assorted tidbits of misinformation, scientific untruths, and outrageous gender stereotyping. Though the scientifically inaccurate sections give us greatest cause for serious concern – i.e. a portion of the WAIT training curriculum that claims HIV can be transmitted through sweat and tears – a number of medieval sounding quotations on relationships and sexuality also made our favorites list.
“Because they generally become aroused less easily, females are in a good position to help young men learn balance in relationships by keeping intimacy in perspective.”
Sex Respect, Student Workbook
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This article is reprinted from Campus Progress.org, the youth-oriented magazine of the Center for American Progress.