Emily Bridges

Emily has been Advocates’ Director of Public Information Services since 2006. She edits materials for publication, writes fact sheets and other educational materials, and contributes to Advocates’ websites. She also manages Advocates’ library, a comprehensive collection of the best and most current information about adolescent sexual and reproductive health, and assists staff, Advocates’ partners, and the public with research. Emily has a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Maryland.

Young People Are at the Center of Efforts to End the Spread of HIV

UNAIDS released a report in advance of World AIDS Day with hopeful news about the epidemic: there has been nearly a 50 percent reduction in new infections across 25 low and middle income countries. As UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe put it, “We are moving from despair to hope.” Young people are at the center of that success.

Does the Ring Mean a Thing?

On Sunday's Real Housewives of Atlanta, the plot for "Tardy for the Party" singer and wig designer Kim Zolciak revolved around purchasing an "abstinence ring" for her 13 year old daughter Brielle.