Pre-Teen Boys Are Having Sexual Intercourse

Pre-Teen Boys Are Having Sexual Intercourse

Source: Wikimedia Commons We take as a golden rule of sex education that we should prevent sexual intercourse among pre-teenagers. Researchers Lindberg and associates note that young people having sex before age 13 delivers the message that we need “early, inclusive, and comprehensive sex education as well as sexual and reproductive health care to male …

Dripping Springs ISD's Student Health Advisory Council presents recommendations on sex education to trustees

Dripping Springs ISD’s Student Health Advisory Council presents recommendations on sex education to trustees

After several months of deliberation, Dripping Springs ISD’s Student Health Advisory Council made recommendations to the district’s board of trustees on a new sexual education curriculum at the board’s May 20 meeting. Sex education was one of a range of topics touched on by SHAC, including recommended school security upgrades. SHAC Chairperson Rob Satterfield served …

YouTube Sex Ed Videos Make “The Talk” More Accessible, But Here’s What Experts Want You To Know

YouTube Sex Ed Videos Make “The Talk” More Accessible, But Here’s What Experts Want You To Know

A string of questions float against a millennial pink backdrop: “How do I fall in love? How do I keep that love? And most importantly, how do I get rid of this STD?” No, this is not your standard school sex ed class — it’s the intro to YouTubers Damon Dominique and Joanna Franco’s video …

"Sensual" isn't the same as "sexual": The practice of pleasure extends beyond the bedroom

“Sensual” isn’t the same as “sexual”: The practice of pleasure extends beyond the bedroom

I am a pleasure-positive writer, educator, and personal coach and am dedicated to researching and teaching the craft of pleasurable living and healthy sexuality. Fascinated by human sexuality and how that connects to our quality of life, I offer a unique perspective on pleasurable living having been raised by an intentional community that offers courses …

Colorado changed its laws around sex ed. Here's what you need to know.

Colorado changed its laws around sex ed. Here’s what you need to know.

Colorado law will soon require students who receive sexual education to learn about consent in school. But the road to passing that bill was bumpy. The final legislation was heavily amended and passed in the last two days of the legislative session. The bill is still awaiting the governor’s signature. In response to parent questions, …

Stephen Fry backs calls to review relationships and sex education | Education

Stephen Fry has backed calls urging the government to review its new compulsory programme of relationships and sex education (RSE), due to be rolled out to schools next year, suggesting that it does not go far enough. The actor is one of a number of signatories to a letter addressed to the education secretary, Damian …

Sex ed at 4J sparks controversy after faith-based group's lectures

Sex ed at 4J sparks controversy after faith-based group’s lectures

EUGENE. Ore. — Sex education has been a part of American schools since the 1960s and to this day is still controversial, and the latest uproar is in Eugene schools. A parent at Roosevelt Middle School, Nadine Batya, said her son was taught abstinence-only lectures in school by an outside organization. The group invited into Eugene School …

Porn isn’t a great way to learn about sex – but where else do young people work out how to do it? | Opinion

I watched a programme about porn on BBC iPlayer this week. I saw – and heard – things I can neither unsee nor unhear, but I’m still rather glad I saw it. In Porn Laid Bare, a group of millennials are taken to Spain where an awful lot of the stuff is made. Some of …