New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 28, 2010
The 2004 California Comprehensive Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Act promised to reform sex education in California's high schools. But while Latinas and black females between the ages of 13 and 24 make up only 26 percent of the population, they represent 75 percent of those with HIV infections.
New America Now, Audio, Posted: Apr 22, 2010
Parvez Sharma is a New York based Indian writer and filmmaker who is best known for his film on gay and lesbian Muslims in the Middle East, A Jihad for Love. He tells of his travels through transsexual bars and hidden lives as these people fear for their lives.
New America Media, Interview, Posted: Apr 06, 2010
A young Vietnamese woman's chance Internet encounter led to a year of captivity in a Cambodian brothel. She escaped, but thousands of young women and children like her are ensnared every year in a thriving sex trafficking network. Here is her story.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Apr 02, 2010
This week on New America Now - A special on black entertainers: James Gavin talks about his book Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne, Lashonda Barnett looks at black women songwriters and their craft in I Got Thunder, and local singer Paula West reveals some of her favorite jazz musicians.