The Independent

Queering sex education in school

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

April 27, 2019

You can tell people to not have sex but if both parties are consenting, sex is going to happen. But what do LGBTQ+ students do when they want to have safe sex and were only taught about heterosexual sex?    In the United States, only 24 states and the District of Columbia require sex education. Of the 24 states, only 12 ...

HIV/AIDS: the epidemic is far from over

HIV/AIDS: the epidemic is far from over

April 27, 2019

  The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency virus (AIDS) claims lives by th...

Girl, Take Control Of Your Birth Control

Girl, Take Control Of Your Birth Control

April 23, 2019

Women are still experiencing the negative social stigma associated with taking charge of their sexual h...

Northeastern Illinois University's student-run newspaper
safe sex