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Tennessee Lawmakers Freak Out Over UT-Knoxville’s ‘Sex Week,’ Again

February 14, 2014

by Tyler Kingkade at The Huffington Post

Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are hellbent on trying to stop students and faculty at the state's flagship university from attending a series of events called "Sex Week."

Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee, a student group at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, is hosting Sex Week in early March for the second year in a row. Sex Week will feature a series of lectures about sexuality and sexual health, discussions about sexual violence, dance classes, a drag show, an art show and a poetry slam. There will also be a discussion on abstinence, and a forum called "Longterm Intimacy: Commitment and Sex," which the largest Christian group on campus is helping to organize...

Schools: University of Tennessee – Knoxville