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This 'Ask Reddit' Thread Proves Kids Need Real Sex Ed

A lot of people are scandalized by the idea of sex education. Apparently knowing the word “zygote” will turn us all into nudist Jezebels, and we all …

This HIV-Positive Millennial Explains How Fear-Based Sex Ed Is Dangerous

The sex education scene in <i>Mean Girls</i>, where Coach Carr instructs everyone to not have sex because they'll "get pregnant or die," is pretty hilarious. …

Alberta Catholic school trustee pushes program to promote ‘safe’ sex, contraception

NewsCatholic Church, Contraception, Politics - Canada<p>abstinence, alberta catholic school trustees’ association, alberta ndp, contraception, ndp, …

More sexual health education needed for Australia's international students: experts

The biggest source of revenue for universities remains international students—they contribute billions of dollars annually to the Australian economy, …

Sexual Health

Let's talk about sex: why do we need good sex education? – podcast

With so many misconceptions and taboos around sex, Liz Ford looks at why effective education is more important than ever<p>There are 1.8 billion people aged 10 to 24 today, but how many of those are getting comprehensive sexuality education? And why, in 2016, are there still so many taboos around sex? …

Without compulsory sex education our girls are facing a lifetime of online abuse

It’s just over a year since revenge porn became illegal in England and Wales, after the Government made it a specific offence. In theory, those found guilty of sharing sexually explicit photos or videos of a partner, or an ex, could face two years in jail.<p>That’s the theory. In practice, it’s a …

Let's talk about sex: why do we need good sex education? – podcast transcript

With so many misconceptions and taboos around sex, Liz Ford looks at why effective education is more important than ever

Make sex education mandatory, says former Conservative Culture secretary Maria Miller

Sex and relationship education must be made mandatory in schools to help tackle the culture behind online abuse, a former culture secretary has said.<p>Maria Miller, who chairs the House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee, said the growing scale of online hate crime, cyber bullying and revenge …

Sex education in schools 'unfit' for smartphone generation, survey finds

Half of 914 people aged 16-24 surveyed by Terrence Higgins Trust rated sex education they received as poor or terrible<p>Three-quarters of young people are not taught about sexual consent, while one in seven said they did not receive any sex and relationship education (SRE) at all, and 95% said they …

A promising hope for change in sex ed

A bill introduced recently in Congress, if passed, could change the goal of sex education in public schools for the better.<p>Congressman Randy Hultgren …

OPINION: America's students deserve better sex education

I’m a firm believer that knowledge cannot hurt you. Many subjects in our society are historically taboo, and one of those taboo topics is sex. As a …

Sex education should be more than preaching abstinence

<i>Editor’s note: This column is part of an anonymous ongoing series regarding sexuality.</i><p>For as long as I can remember, bringing up the topic of sex in …