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According to the city's Department of Health, 17,000 teenagers, 15-19 years old, become pregnant every year. (Photo via Mariela Lombard / El Diario)

Latino Parents Support Classroom Condom Demonstrations

Education, Health, New York, Youth June 3, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Immigrant parents say they support the education department’s recent decision to allow condom demonstrations in high school classrooms, reports El Diario.

(Photo by Donna Aceto via Gay City News)

LGBT Advocates Rally for Bill to Decriminalize Condom Possession

Health, In the News, LGBTQ, Politics June 12, 2013 at 11:03 am

The state bill would prevent condoms from being used evidence in court, Gay City News reports. Some members of the community stop carrying condoms in fear of being arrested for alleged prostitution.

Army Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, died on October 3, 2011. (U.S. Army via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: Danny Chen’s Mother Denies Disowning Him

Crime, Culture July 27, 2012 at 6:55 pm

In our end-of-the-week roundup: the testimony of Army Pvt. Danny Chen’s mother; the occupations least-filled by African-Americans; a showing of Haitian art; a new book on LGBT youth of color; an unsettling study on condom use among black teens; the religious beliefs of Korean-Americans; and a capoeira school in the Bronx.

(Illustration from The Indypendent)

For Sex Workers, Danger Around Every Corner

Labor, Opinion April 11, 2012 at 2:46 pm

An editorial in The Indypendent lays out the sobering reality for sex workers, who face increased exposure to violence — including, allegedly, from police officers.