Wisconsin Teen Rights


  • Does not require sexuality education (decided by individual school boards)
    • Information must be age appropriate, medically accurate, culturally unbiased
  • Contraception education
    • Abstinence must be stressed as the only guaranteed prevention method for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
    • Other forms of contraception like condoms, the pill, the patch, etc must be taught as well, but not mandatory to stress it.
    • Instructors must not promote bias against students based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic/cultural background, sexual activity or disability.
    • Safe Schools Law: anti-harassment and/or nondiscrimination law that includes sexual orientation (but not gender identity)
  • Wisconsin replaces the common term “rape” for “sexual assault”