SIECUS featured on


May 16th, 2024

Contact: Michelle Slaybaugh

WASHINGTON, DC., May 16th, 2024 –SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social Change was featured in an article on titled State lawmakers have targeted restricting sex education since the Dobbs ruling, especially in states banning abortion.

The article, written by CNN’s Data and Graphics, Editor Annette Choi, features riveting data and analysis highlighting the rise of restrictive sex education bills throughout the United States. The colorful charts and insightful expose details and offers context to the many regressive bills being ushered through both federal and state legislatures .

The article also includes quotes from SIECUS’s very own Policy and Advocacy Director, Alison Macklin, and Senior Policy Analyst, Nawal Umar.

Read the full article here

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SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social Change has served as the national voice for sex education since 1964, asserting that sexuality is a fundamental part of being human, one worthy of dignity and respect. Through policy, advocacy, education, and strategic communications efforts, SIECUS advances sex education as a vehicle for social change—working toward a world where all people can access and enjoy sexual and reproductive freedom as they define it for themselves.