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What Do Students Want Their Sex Education to Look Like?

We’ve been having sex since the beginning of time and we still haven’t managed to find a way to talk about it, especially to young people. It’s awkward, clumsy and uncomfortable (the language, not the sex).

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We’ve been having sex since the beginning of time and we still haven’t managed to find a way to talk about it, especially to young people. It’s awkward, clumsy and uncomfortable (the language, not the sex). But it doesn’t have to be, and not having the conversation is causing more harm than good. Young people are surrounded by sex and thoughts about sex in the media, in school hallways, in their pants... we still see the squirms, the red cheeks, the awkward giggles and uncomfortable silence. The reality is that young people are having sex or thinking about having sex and they aren’t getting the tools and information to navigate this part of their lives.

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