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With sex education on decline, traveling ‘Sexy Sex Ed’ workshop aims to educate Appalachian youth

By Nadia Ramlagan Public News Service Access to sex education is on the decline in rural areas, but one eastern Kentucky native aims to fill the knowledge gap with a traveling free sex education workshop called Sexy Sex Ed. According to the Guttmacher Institute, in 2006, 71% of rural women were taught about birth control as an option to prevent pregnancy. That number shrunk to 48% by 2013. Tanya Turner,...