TITLE

Sex Ed's Unlikely Advocate

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Ford Foundation Report;Spring-Summer2005, Vol. 36 Issue 2/3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the motion picture "The Education of Shelby Knox," directed by Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt. In this motion picture Shelby Knox pledges to abstain from sexual relations until marriage. She celebrates her decision with her parents, pastor and peers in a ceremony at her Baptist church in Lubbock, Texas. Knox's life takes an unexpected turn when she discovers that the rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases in her county are among the highest in the state.
ACCESSION #
17668558

 

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