Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Bristol Palin as Spokeswoman for Abstinence

Double X (Slate Magazine): Is Bristol Palin a Good Spokeswoman for Abstinence?, by Jessica Grose:

She could be worse.

It's worth checking out the website of The Candie's Foundation, for which Bristol is a teen ambassador. The website features a revealing tank top with a strategically placed "new sexy slogan": "I'm SEXY enough . . . to keep you waiting."  This is just one of a collection of "Be Sexy Tees." At the same time, its "Tips for Teens" section provides not one bit of information about contraception or safer sex practices.  This is how to address teen pregnancy?

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