I have been writing and speaking about the SHAPE – Sexual Health, Awareness and Prevention Education curriculum that was used in 7th and 8th grades in a small Oklahoma community.  The disturbing material covered 4-types of sex, in this order – 1.) Mutual masturbation  2.) Oral  3.) Vaginal  4.) Anal.  Does that bother you?  I hope so.  If you don’t know about this listen to the radio interviews and read the articles linked at the bottom of the page.
How did a local Christian organization, The Lighthouse (and Abundant Blessings) Pregnancy Center, that provides bible study, end up providing this curriculum to a mixed classroom of 12-14 year old boys and girls?
Here are links that document this trail: The Delaware County Health Improvement Plan shows the SHAPE curriculum came through the approval of a coalition of people in both Public (local, state, federal government) and Private (non-profit, community based groups and corporations) during their County-wide Vision Planning Process where they set future goals for 2020.
Page 11- from the Plan shows the SHAPE curriculum was endorsed by the coalition:
Objective:
By December 31, 2020, offer sexual health programs in each of the 10 school districts in Delaware County.

Strategies:
  • Increase the number of schools offering sexual health programs. (National Prevention Strategy-Reproductive and Sexual Health) (Healthy People 2020: Family Planning)
  • Inform higher risk population of availability of evidence based sex education curriculum (public schools, alternative schools, substance abuse facilities). (National Prevention Strategy-Reproductive and Sexual Health) (Healthy People 2020: Family Planning)
  • Support and expand the S.H.A.P.E. Program and other coalition supported sexual health programs. (National Prevention Strategy-Reproductive and Sexual Health) (Healthy People 2020: Family Planning)
  • Inform community of services provided by the Delaware County Health Department. (National Prevention Strategy-Reproductive and Sexual Health) (Healthy People 2020: Family Planning)
Here is the Delaware County Health Improvement Plan:  https://www.ok.gov/health2/documents/Delaware%20CHIP2015final072915.pdf
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The National Prevention Strategy-Reproductive and Sexual Health is identified as a source for each of the above objectives. National Prevention Strategy -Federal Government – Surgeon General  https://www.surgeongeneral.gov/priorities/prevention/resources/npc-factsheet-indivfamilies.pdf
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Also Healthy People 2020: Family Planning -Federal Government Inter-agency Group is a source for each of the objectives. https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/About-Healthy-People/History-Development-Healthy-People-2020
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These are the coalition members listed in the Plan:
Abundant Blessing Center
Bridges of Hope
Cherokee Nation
Christian Medical Clinic
Community Crisis Center
Delaware County Community Health Impact Organization
Delaware County Community Partnership
Delaware County Department of Human Services
Delaware County Health Department
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
Good Shepherd Hospice
Grand Gateway Area Agency on Aging
Grand Lake Mental Health Center
Grove Public Schools
Integris Grove Hospital
Northeast Oklahoma Community Action Agency
Northeast Technology Center
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Oklahoma State University Extension Office
ROCMND Area Prevention Resource Center
University of Oklahoma Sooner Success
WalMart
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The Lighthouse is named as the provider of the SHAPE curriculum in Delaware County Schools in this January 2017 article. Providing Sexual Education in Delaware County – Supporters Ready for Lighthouse Pregnancy Center Banquet 1-18-17  http://www.grandlakenews.com/news/20170118/providing-sexual-education-in-delco-supporters-ready-for-lighthouse-pregnancy-center-banquet
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The Lighthouse and Abundant Blessing Center provided SHAPE according to the document pictured here: Update: Sex Education SHAPE Curriculum in NE Oklahoma Schools  https://lindamurphyoklahomaeducator.wordpress.com/2017/10/21/update-sex-education-shape-curriculum-in-ne-oklahoma-schools/?fb_action_ids=1874847239211992&fb_action_types=news.publishes&fb_source=og_snowlift_photo_robotext
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The Delaware County Health Improvement Plan  was developed as part of the service of the Delaware County Health Department and Oklahoma Department of Health
https://www.ok.gov/health/County_Health_Departments/Delaware_County_Health_Department/
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The CDC Center for Disease Control (federal government) is another agency which is heavily involved in this area of “sexual disease prevention” and works had in hand with government agencies on the local, state and federal level.  This is their site https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/sexualbehaviors/index.htm
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Radio Interviews and Articles about SHAPE used in Delaware County, OK:
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10-20-17 Linda Murphy on Sex Ed Crossing Lines & TPS Low Test Scores http://www.1170kfaq.com/shows/pat-campbell/pat-campbell-podcast/linda-murphy-on-sex-ed-crossing-lines-tps-low-test-scores
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10-21-17 Update: Sex Education SHAPE Curriculum in NE Oklahoma Schools  https://lindamurphyoklahomaeducator.wordpress.com/2017/10/21/update-sex-education-shape-curriculum-in-ne-oklahoma-schools/?fb_action_ids=1874847239211992&fb_action_types=news.publishes&fb_source=og_snowlift_photo_robotext
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10-23-17 Source of Outrageous Sex Ed Program and UPDATE: Sex Education in NE Okla. Schools http://www.1170kfaq.com/shows/pat-campbell/pat-campbell-podcast/linda-murphy-on-source-of-outrageous-sex-ed-program
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10-23-17  Outrage as Oklahoma Seventh graders Learn About ‘Mutual Masturbation’; ‘Anal Sex’ https://bigleaguepolitics.com/oklahoma-schools-teach-seventh-graders-anal-sex-mutual-masturbation/

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