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Condom Use During Sexual Intercourse Among Women and Men Aged 15-44 in the United States: 2011-2015 National Survey of Family Growth

Categories: Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr105.pdf

Examines the demographic and behavioral characteristics of condom use during sexual intercourse in a national sample of women and men in the U.S.  Provides percentages of those who used condoms and prevalence of use. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Hate Crime Victimization, 2004-2015

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Disability,Religion/Ethics,Sex Issues,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/hcv0415.pdf

Covers the perceived motive for the hate crime, evidence that the crime was motivated by bias, demographic characteristics of victims and offenders, and crimes reported and not reported to police.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Sexual Activity and Contraceptive Use Among Teenagers in the United States, 2011-2015

Categories: Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr104.pdf

Presents national estimates of sexual activity and contraceptive use among males and females aged 15-19 in the U.S. for the five year period.  42% of never-married females and 44% of never-married males had sexual intercourse at least once, levels comparable to those earlier in the current century.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

https://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2017/index.htm

Annual report on human slavery including sex trafficking, forced labor, and child labor.  Includes individual country narratives on U.S. perspectives of their success in stopping such offenses.  From the State Department

 

Prevalence of HPV in Adults Aged 18-69: United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db280.pdf

Provides the most recent national estimates of oral and genital prevalence of the human papillomavirus among adults.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Gloucester County School Board v. G.G, By His Next Friend and Mother, Deirdre Grimm

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Education,Headlines,Sex Issues,Supreme Court/courts,Virginia Issues

https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docketfiles/16-273.htm

Docket for the case involving a transgender youth from Virginia. Includes 3/6/17 decision of Supreme Court to remand the case to the lower court, following issuance of new guidance from the Departments of Education and Justice. At issue is whether federal laws forbidding sex discrimination in education also cover issues of gender identity.  From the Supreme Court

 

Pena-Rodriquez v. Colorado

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Hispanics,Sex Issues,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/15-606

5-3 decision of the Supreme Court reversed the conviction of a defendant charged with sexual misdemeanors when it was learned a juror had uttered racially-biased anti-Hispanic comments in the jury room.  The case pitted concerns about racial bias against the premise that jury deliberations should be confidential.  From the Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute

 

Guidance Regarding Gender Identity and Sex-Segregated Facilities

Categories: Education,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues

https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/941551/download

Text of the guidance letter which rescinds the Obama administration interpretation of the prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex in regard to sex-segregated facilities and gender identity.  From the Justice Department

 

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