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The Education of Shelby Knox (2005)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 21 June 2005 (USA)
A 15-year-old girl's transformation from conservative Southern Baptist to liberal Christian and ardent feminist parallels her fight for sex education and gay rights in Lubbock, Texas.
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Yvonne Caudillo Yvonne Caudillo ... Herself
Shelby Knox Shelby Knox ... Herself
Rene Maquilleur ... Himself (as Rene Caudillo)
Amanda Noble Amanda Noble ... Herself
Ricky Waite Ricky Waite ... Himself
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A 15-year-old girl's transformation from conservative Southern Baptist to liberal Christian and ardent feminist parallels her fight for sex education and gay rights in Lubbock, Texas.

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Sex, Lies & Education

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USA

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English

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21 June 2005 (USA) See more »

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Lubbock, Texas, USA

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Written & Performed by Barbara Lynn Jacobs
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Must See for Teens
21 March 2005 | by mysticwitSee all my reviews

Shelby Knox is a role model for all teens. She questions the way things are and what's she's told and stands up for her beliefs and for others.

While sex education is the focus of the film, it is more the foundation of the issues Shelby faces. Shelby takes on the battle of sex ed despite the fact she is not sexually active; the fact that sexually transmitted diseases and teen pregnancy are epidemic in her town is the driving force behind her campaign for fact-based sex ed.

THE EDUCATION OF SHELBY KNOX is about more than what Shelby is fighting for, but about young people standing up for themselves and wanting to make a difference. Her strength and integrity is a role model to other teens (and all ages, for that matter).


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