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14 Aug '14

News Sex education book featuring bondage shelved after outcry from US parents

Your Health Today removed from classrooms in Fremont, with anatomical drawings and passages on 'erotic touch' slammed as 'borderline pornography' at school board meetingA sex education book has been pulled from classrooms in Fremont, California, after more than 2,000 protesters objected to its "inappropriate" coverage of sex.The textbook, Your Health Today, was introduced in June to the six high schools in Fremont, intended for the use of the schools' 2,400 ninth-graders (aged 13-14), according to San Francisco Gate. But parents were quick to voice objections to the health and sex education title, which is pitched as "a guide for healthy living in college and beyond", with one telling the local site that it is "not age-appropriate for these kids", and others attacking drawings of sexual organs as "not necessary for these children". Continue reading...

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