We stand together, a unified voice of reason, in support of age appropriate reproductive health education and access to reproductive health counseling and services for all South Carolinians.

A Learning Experience

By Laquetta Sallie My experience attending BeeDay 2014 was spectacular. My day began quite early due to the fact that I had to travel to Columbia from Charleston. Once I arrived at the Columbia Marriott, Tell Them had such a …

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Are we really oppressed?

By Deanna Giardino In my women in society class, I hear every day about how oppressed women are – by men, by society, by our bosses. I hear how no matter what, we always have someone telling us we’re wrong. Wrong …

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Participating in BET’s Rap-It-Up Campaign

By Darian James I recently had the pleasure of being selected as the student panelist for the BET Rap-It-Up campaign. BET was coming to Orangeburg, South Carolina and wanted me to serve as the student expert at the South Carolina …

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Tuesday: All Eyes on the Supreme Court

While we in South Carolina prep for Bee Day and more discussions on reforming comprehensive health education in our state, the rest of the nation will be watching the US Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the Court will hear Hobby Lobby …

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Just Because They Call It a Person…

By Agnes Pomata I just googled “personhood” and to my surprise found myself reading entries about “corporate personhood.”  We all (except for five Supreme Court Justices) know that corporations are not people.  People have consciousness, and are responsible for their actions.  …

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The South’s Gonna Do it Again

This blog has been excerpted from remarks made by Bonnie Adams Kapp at the “Sexual and Reproductive Health in the South: Understanding Diverse Investments and Moving Forward Under Health Care Reform” meeting in New Orleans this year. I’ve been asked …

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Why We March

On March 23, 2010, over 3,500 South Carolinians “marched” on the South Carolina Statehouse in support of responsible reproductive health policies. This was the first “Virtual March” in South Carolina (and the first of its kind anywhere in the world), …

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#BeeDay2014 countdown!

Bee Day, Tell Them’s annual lobby day at the SC State House, is just around the corner–Wednesday, March 26! Throughout the month of March we will up our ante, asking more people to show their support for comprehensive sex education …

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“And the Oscar Goes To…”

The annual broadcast of the Academy Awards will take place this Sunday evening on NBC. Here are some tips to filling out your “Oscar Ballot” or office pool on who the big winners will be. Best Actress will likely go …

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About yesterday’s subcommittee hearing…

Yesterday’s subcommittee hearing on the sex ed reform bill was a doozy. To recap what happened between now and last year, the Healthy Youth Amendment (click here for a recap of the bill) passed through House K-12 Education subcommittee with …

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