Sex Education

Posted on the Aug 26, 2011 by Carlin Ross
My cousin is a teacher and she sent me this link.  The Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention program just celebrated their 35th year educating youth about their sexuality....bravo. Talk about...
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Posted on the Aug 10, 2011 by Carlin Ross
For the first time in two decades - yes two decades - New York City schools must teach sex ed to kids starting in 6th grade.  It's a legal requirement so there's no room for concerned parents...
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Posted on the Jun 27, 2011 by Dr. Lulu
About the same time that sexually explicit materials were emerging in late Renaissance Italy — an art form called Shunga began flourishing in 17th century Japan. Much like with what had happened...
Posted on the Jun 15, 2011 by Anonymous
When a politician gets caught with his (or her) pants down, it is like the Olympics for sex educators. Weinergate is a sex educator's dream; it gives us the opportunity to talk (both publicly and...
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Posted on the Jun 14, 2011 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty, I need some advise. I am a mum to 2 kids, 10 & 12. I'm not your average mother. I have quite different views on a lot of issues and one of them is sex and sexuality as a instinctual...
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Posted on the May 24, 2011 by Carlin Ross
New research has found that atheists have better sex.  Why? Because they don't carry around the same guilt and shame for being sexual as their religious contemporaries.  Overall, it's not...
Posted on the May 13, 2011 by Amy Jo Goddard
I made my students repeat aloud “Sex is a skill,” as I was beginning the sexuality module in my college courses last week, their collective voices paired with open and uncomfortable grins.  I am...
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Posted on the May 05, 2011 by richard chilton
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) used to be the most tightly-edited newspaper in the United States. Its straight news stories were legendary for being weighted, in a few short sentences, with more...
Posted on the Apr 27, 2011 by Carlin Ross
Betty and I love it when we get some good hate mail.  For us, it means that we're pushing buttons and challenging the status quo.  It's been quite a while since we got anything good....
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Posted on the Apr 25, 2011 by Betty Dodson
This video on young girls refusing to be "cut" is inspirational.  I promise there are no graphic images.  FGM in Africa is all about the dowry and selling a daughter for marriage. To think...
Posted on the Apr 23, 2011 by Eric Amaranth
Pictured below are a stick of lip balm (for scale) a tube of Aloelife water-based lubricant, which is my current water-based lube of choice. Beside it is a mini spray bottle from a store called Muji...
Posted on the Apr 23, 2011 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty and Carlin, thank you for providing such an empowering sex positive site! I am a RN and sex educator in Canada; I currently work with women and their families to promote early sex education...
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Posted on the Apr 21, 2011 by Eric Amaranth
Below is the email I received from a recent client we'll call "Melissa," who is engaged to "Travis". She completed a package of only two Talk Session sex life coaching sessions. I followed up to see...
Posted on the Apr 18, 2011 by Betty Dodson
These podcasts are really cool stuff and contain very good information about sexuality in detail. I have noticed though that listening to so much info over and over creates a numbing effect on the...
Posted on the Apr 18, 2011 by Betty Dodson
The Catholic Church is using sex ed guidelines created by COYOTE to develop their new sexual abuse awareness program for children, called Talking About Touch. They didn't use her name, but called...
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