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Watch These Men and Women Fail Miserably At Identifying Birth Control (Video)

Birth control is probably one of the most important medical discoveries out there.<p>But sadly, aside from condoms and the pill, we don't seem to know …

A Timeline Of The Condom

Impress your date with these historical facts all about the elephant in the room.

German carpenter invents on-off contraception switch for sperm

Joiner from Berlin has invented a switch which can turn off the flow of sperm from a man’s testicles, making him temporarily infertile<p>A German carpenter has invented a valve which he claims will revolutionise contraception, by allowing a man to turn the flow of sperm from his testicles on and off …

Jennifer Lawrence speaks out on condoms and birth control

Jennifer Lawrence has opened up about her experiences with Planned Parenthood in a new interview with <i>Glamour</i>.<p>Responding to recent attacks on the organisation – which promotes free sexual healthcare and contraception – the <i>Hunger Games</i> actress expressed her support, revealing how important it was to …

4 reasons women are stoked to get birth control without seeing a doctor

Beginning Jan. 1, Oregon women were able to walk into a participating pharmacy and request oral or patch birth control without a doctor's …

Pregnancy

What You Need To Know About 'Over-The-Counter' Birth Control Pills

Basically, everyone thinks this is a great idea.<p>Oregon is the first state in the U.S. to allow women to buy birth control pills without a doctor’s prescription. And when a similar law in California takes effect in a few months, the Golden state will be next.<p>Instead of needing prescriptions, women …

Birth Control Pills

Is this rape? The question that shows how desperate British kids are for a decent sex education

Is this rape? It’s a question we should never even have to ask, but last night BBC 3 presented an unusual exploration of exactly that issue.<p>The …

Great Britain

What does the Research Say? That Muslim Youth Need Sex Education

Exploring Sexual Experiences, Shame, and Access to Sexual Health Information among Muslim Youth in Canada & U.S.: A Research Study<p>We welcome guest …

Sexual Health

What I wish I knew 15 years ago: Learning about young families as a sexuality educator

By: Elizabeth Greenblatt, MPH; Capacity Building Coordinator at the Sea Change Program<p>I used to believe teen pregnancy was a problem that needed to …

This Week in Sex: For Couples, Sex Once a Week Is Ideal for Happiness

This week, research shows that sex once a week helps with happiness, the Cleveland Clinic searches for women who want uterine transplants, and a …

Teacher suspended after condom demonstration

STARKVILLE -- An online petition claims a classroom presentation by a Starkville High School student involving condoms last week led to a teacher …

Education

High school Sex Ed teaching 'Yes means yes' rape prevention

BELMONT, Calif. (AP) — This is the new look of high school sex ed: A roomful of teens, 14-year-olds mostly, is told that a girl and boy meet at a school dance. The boy drives her home. They kiss. What happens next, over the girl's protests, leaves him confused and her crying, no longer a …

AIDS/HIV: social strategies

Some social strategies which people consider include the following: sex education LGBT sex education needle-exchange programmes safe in...

Would you give your child access to porn, with restrictions?

Do you know what they are looking at, all the time?<p>What would you do if you found out your 10-year-old son had been accessing hardcore pornography on …

Why We Need Gay Sex Education in Schools

The school system is where we need to start educating young people about sex and relationships, because it rarely comes from parents.<p>There's been a lot in the UK media lately about chemsex. VICE'ss documentary on the subject follows the publication of <i>the British Medical Journal</i>'s report on the …

We Need Gay Sex Education in Schools Now More Than Ever

The school system is where we need to start educating young people about sex and relationships, because it rarely comes from parents.<p>There's been a lot in the media lately about chemsex. Vice's documentary on the subject follows the publication of the British Medical Journal's report on the …

Rising number of rape cases involving minors worry parents, edu experts

In an alarming trend, the number of rape cases registered where the victims were minors has gone up as compared to the last year. According to data …

Everything You Think You Know About Hymens Is Wrong

The show Adam Ruins Everything has a humorous and informative clip from the show in which they debunk common myths about hymens and speak out against …

Lack of Comprehensive Sex Education Putting LGBTQ Youth at Risk

Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, in partnership with Advocates for Youth, Answer, GLSEN, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), …

Sex education a major issue for LGBTI people living with disability

DISABILITY activists have called for improved sex education and more rural spaces for LGBTI people living with disabilities at a forum in Melbourne …

A CALL TO ACTION FOR YOUTH, PARENTS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS, EDUCATORS AND POLICYMAKERS

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth need and deserve to learn in settings that are inclusive of their …

What Does California's New Sex-Ed Law Mean?

A still from 1948 sex-ed film <i>Human Growth</i>. Source: Public domain.<p>When I was in middle school, my P.E. teacher taught my health class’ unit on sex …

The Playground Guide to Puberty and Sex (Freely Available to All Children Over Four)

Here are some gems my nine-year-old daughter recently heard in the playground.<p>1. Girls have vaginas, boys have peanuts.<p>2. Periods are when you bleed …

CDC Gives U.S. an F for Sex Ed

There’s no nice way to put this: Sex education in the United States sucks.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data …

Public Health

Sex Education Delays Teen Sex, Study Finds

Teens who receive formal sex education wait longer to have sex, a new study finds — and when they do get around to doing the deed, they're more …

When Spider-Man tried sex education

When Tom Holland makes his debut as Spider-Man next year in <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, he will be playing the youngest version of the character we’ve …

CDC grades American schools on how well they teach sex education

American high schools got generally good marks for their teaching of topics related to sex education, but there are still many areas in need of improvement, according to a new report card from the<p>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Across the country, 94% of high schools taught students the …

Sex education varies as faith-based groups enter schools

The WHO Hopes a Hashtag Can Reduce China's 13 Million Abortions Per Year | VICE News

Last Friday the World Health Organization's (WHO) China team sent out a suggestion to the country via social media: "We think it's time to talk about safe sex." Using the hashtag #gotitcovered on Weibo, China's version of Twitter, the organization aimed to help quell the spread of STIs among young …