The Board of Directors and staff of the Alabama Campaign for Adolescent Sexual Health are pleased to release our 2022 Policy Priorities. After more than ten years of advocacy, we were able to remove our policy priority to “remove homophobic language from Alabama’s sex education law” – policy makers amended the sex education law last legislative session and it took effect in July 2021. Now Alabama students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, or questioning will be able to receive sex education that does not chastise their sexual orientation. But there is still much work to do to make sex education in Alabama inclusive, especially for trans and gender non-conforming youth. Our 2022 policy priorities seek to advance comprehensive sex education throughout Alabama, for all adolescents. We are excited for the work ahead and we hope you will continue to join us.
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