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Hookups’, ‘Friends With Benefits’, ‘Open or Poly Relationships’: Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force Promoting Teen Sexual Health?

Hookups’, ‘Friends With Benefits’, ‘Open or Poly Relationships’:  Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force Promoting Teen Sexual Health?
Oregonians want to know why the Attorney General’s Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force (OSATF) has chosen to showcase Scarleteen as a credible resource in which to promote sexual health and sexual violence prevention in Oregon public schools. On October 10, 2016, the OSATF held a statewide Summit in Portland Oregon titled “Sexual Health Promotion and Sexual Violence Prevention: Connecting the Dots”. Heather Corinna, Director of Scarleteen (http://www.scarleteen.com/), an organization and website which provides “sexuality, sexual health and relationship information” to young people, did the closing plenary at this October 10th Summit. EXAMPLES OF CONTENT PROMOTED ON SCARLETEEN WEBSITE: Scarleteen E-Cards (http://www.scarleteen.com/ecards) Scarleteen's One-Stop Safer Sex Shop (http://www.scarleteen.com/condom_shop) The Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force was on the steering committee of the controversial Oregon Adolescent Sexuality Conference; a conference which was canceled in 2015 due to exposing minors to pornographic, unsafe and potentially illegal content.

Elementary School Exposes Kids to Depictions of Graphic Sex Acts - School Board and Parents Blindsided

Elementary School Exposes Kids to Depictions of Graphic Sex Acts - School Board and Parents Blindsided
On April 14, 2016, Portland, Oregon’s KPTV Channel 12 broke a story that 9 year-old students at a Rainier, Oregon elementary school were given access to “It’s Perfectly Normal”, a book using graphics to instruct students in sexual intercourse and masturbation. The Rainier School District (RSD) claims that...the eleven-year-old's “accidentally left the books out” where a 4th grade class found and read them. Parents and guardians want to know what district policy allows this book to be used and sanctions school personnel to direct students to a book which depicts individuals masturbating or engaging in sexual intercourse? This book is contentious (around the nation) because of issues of nudity, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group and allegations that it’s child pornography, yet the school district approved the purchase and use of “It’s Perfectly Normal” books.The District Superintendent stated that “It’s Perfectly Normal” is on the Oregon Department of Education’s (ODE) state approved list. It should be noted that the controversial Adolescent Sexuality Conference was also approved by the ODE and touted as “in compliance with state standards”. This conference indisputably exposed minors as young as eleven to pornography and other unsafe content. Is showing cartoon depictions of children masturbating and adults engaging in sexual intercourse any more "suitable" for 9 or 11 elementary students...than if they were shown actual photos of these behaviors? School district's must be held to account and justify such a decision. Parents and guardians can contact their board members and let them know that a book such as "It's Perfectly Normal" is not perfectly okay as part of their children’s school education.

Parents’ Rights In Education Scores Victory! Annual Sex Conference Canceled

Parents’ Rights In Education Scores Victory! Annual Sex Conference Canceled
In a letter dated March 7, 2015 the Oregon Teen Pregnancy Task Force (OTPTF) announced the cancellation of the controversial Seaside Adolescent Sexuality Conference (ASC), scheduled for April this year. Parents’ Rights in Education (PRIE), a parent advocacy group founded in 2011, claims it a victory. Following the 2014 ASC, PRIE has repeatedly alerted media and others to inappropriate materials and content distributed to minors attending the conference. In response to PRIE reports, school district administrators and teachers, law enforcement officers, city officials, state legislators, and citizens expressed shock and demanded immediate action. *Read more! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 9, 2015, Parents’ Rights In Education Scores Victory! Annual Sex Conference Canceled.

Seaside Adolescent Sexuality Conference Canceled!

Seaside Adolescent Sexuality Conference Canceled!
Parents' Rights in Education wants to THANK everyone involved in their efforts to expose the explicit sexual content presented to minors at the Adolescent Sexuality Conference and to hold the conference organizers and those on the steering committee(ie: Oregon Department of Education, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Teen Pregnancy Task Force, etc.)accountable. Also, a big thank you to Investigative Reporter Carla Castano and KOIN 6 for the exceptional research, recording, and reporting. See March 7, 2015 KOIN 6 Report: Adolescent Sexuality Conference Canceled

KOIN 6 Further Investigates Claim That Teen Sex Conference Keeps Kids Safe

KOIN 6 Further Investigates Claim That Teen Sex Conference Keeps Kids Safe
Oregon's Deputy Superintendent Rob Saxton DEFENDED the Oregon Department of Education's (ODE) involvement with the Adolescent Sexuality Conference (ASC). Shocking details of this Seaside conference were revealed in a November 18, 2014 KOIN 6 Investigative Report. Parents' Rights in Education wants to know how Deputy Superintendent Rob Saxton came to the conclusion that the ASC content (such as from Cory Silverberg) promotes "healthy sexuality". View a follow-up February 17, 2015 KOIN 6 Investigative Report where ODE Deputy Superintendent Rob Saxton claims Cory Silverberg's Adolescent Sexuality Conference workshop "Teledildonics" and the content Silverberg shared was intended to keep kids "safe and healthy". In this investigation, a young attendee shared that, “It [Cory Silverberg's workshop 'Teledildonics'] was nothing about warning people this is a bad idea or maybe not good for minors. It was all about how to do it, and there’s no confusing that fact.” Listen to the audio of Cory Silverberg's Teledildonics workshop and see for yourself!

Oregon Department of Education Defends Content Delivered at Seaside Sex Conference

Oregon Department of Education Defends Content Delivered at Seaside Sex Conference
Shortly after fifteen of the sixteen Oregon school districts (featured on KOIN 6 Nov. 18, 2014 investigative report) were reported to have announced that they would not be sending students to the Oregon Adolescent Sexuality (ASC) Conference, Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Rob Saxton wrote a letter to the superintendents of these districts. Saxton’s letter stated,"we have reviewed the content delivered by the presenters at the conference and believe their information was appropriate”. This, despite substantiated evidence of objectionable materials and content presented at the 2014 ASC conference. Most parents agree discussions of “blow jobs”, workshops on how to use sex toys over the internet or have sex with Avatars, and performing simulated sex acts with grossly inflated and lubricated condoms is not appropriate for minors. These ASC workshops were indiscriminately accessible to individuals of all age groups.

Oregon Department of Education Promoting XXX Rated Education - KOIN 6 Investigative Report, November 18, 2014

Oregon Department of Education Promoting XXX Rated Education - KOIN 6 Investigative Report, November 18, 2014
Oregon Department of Education spokesperson, Brad Victor stated during this KOIN 6 Investigative Report that: “The material passed out at this conference is dedicated to preventing teen pregnancy, preventing STD’s and also developing healthy relationships,” said Victor. “The individuals are able to take this professional development opportunity back to their workplace,” said Victor. Do you want this type of content shared with your child? http://koin.com/2014/11/18/does-sex-ed-conference-for-students-go-too-far/

Oregon Sheriff Shares Significant Concerns About Minors Safety at Sex Conference

Oregon Sheriff Shares Significant Concerns About Minors Safety at Sex Conference
Listen to a powerful December 6, 2014 interview of Sheriff Tom Bergin by radio talk show host Mark Anderson of ISpy Radio. Find out more details about the shocking Oregon Adolescent Sexuality Conference.

Sex Conference Skirting Edge of What's Legal

Sex Conference Skirting Edge of What's Legal
http://koin.com/2014/11/24/sex-conference-skirting-edge-of-whats-legal/ Segments from this November 2014 KOIN 6 report: "Bruce McCain, an attorney and former captain with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, said he thinks a longtime sexuality conference for teens could be setting kids up for criminal activity. "As soon as they start to capture, possess, control and transmit images of themselves underage, now you’ve got some big legal problems,” he said. “In Oregon all you have to do is to possess or control an image of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct and that becomes a crime.”

Sheriff Wants to Shut Down Sex Conference

Sheriff Wants to Shut Down Sex Conference
http://koin.com/2014/11/21/sheriff-wants-to-shut-down-sex-conference/
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