This report was researched and written by Rebecca Schleifer, researcher, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Program. Joanne Csete, director, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Program; Jamie Fellner, U.S. program director; Dinah PoKempner, general counsel; James Ross, senior legal advisor; and Ian Gorvin, consultant to the Program Office edited the report. Patrick Minges, Fitzroy Hepkins and Tommy Yeh provided production assistance.
We thank the teachers, students and counselors who shared their experiences with us, some of whom are acknowledged by name in the report. We are also grateful for the advice and support of the members of the "Rights, Respect, Responsibility"® Coalition in Waco, Texas, and of the National Coalition Against Censorship and its Committee on Sex and Censorship.
We are grateful for the assistance of the John M. Lloyd Foundation, the Ruben and Elisabeth Rausing Trust, and an anonymous donor in supporting this work.