The Null Device
This is not the Onion:
The Islamic theocracy of Iran is ahead of the U.S. in sex education
. Mostly because of the U.S.'s federally-mandated "abstinence-only" sex education and panic about regarding under-18s as sexual beings. (For example, the Missouri legislature, presumably taking a break from the War On Goths, recently voted to cut $100,000 from a University's budget
to punish a professor who claimed that the 'moral panic' over paedophilia is exaggerated.)
Update: An AlterNet story about the issue, and about a controversial book criticising the whole notion of protecting minors from the very knowledge of sex.
(via Unknown News, The Fix)
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