In new interview research, young people say sex education most often occurs without discussing actual sex.
In focussing on individual “deviancy”, we fail to make the connection between misogyny and wider social problems, like pornography.
Research shows schools worry parents will revolt if there is too much detail in sex education classes. A new survey asks what Australian parents actually think and want.
Sex education is vitally important.
Many people in their 20s and 30s now feel their sex education was lacking when it came to learning things of practical value.
An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
There is no such thing as “too young” to start the conversation about consent and children’s literature can help.
How To Build A Sex Room is a classic home renovation reality show, with a sexy, and wholesome, twist.
Conservative rhetoric about ‘parent rights’ that marginalizes LGBTQ+ positive sex education erases the complexity of parent identities and denies possibilities for richer school experiences.
Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa has been cast as the 14th Doctor – a move which shows that Doctor Who is continually adapting in its 60th year.
It is important to help young people understand what misogyny is and how it can lead to violence.
Consent education now is patchy and inconsistent. Many schools focus exclusively on safety, which may come at the cost of the enjoyable benefits of human connection.
Pleasure-based sex education allows young people to safely explore and develop critical thinking around sex and relationships.
With its simple but graphic line drawings and relaxed approach, The Joy of Sex offered a recipe for ‘doing it right’.
Consent doesn’t mean your sexual partner needs to sign a consent form at the beginning of an encounter. It means an ‘enthusiastic yes’, expressed through words or gestures.
Teens deserve to be empowered by knowledge of the pleasures of sex.
A recent study explored fathers’ perceptions of sexuality and relationship education topics. It found most fathers considered their children’s safety a top concern.
Results from our preliminary study strongly challenge the assumption that Indonesian parents are barriers to the delivery of school-based sexual health education.
Melissa Kang answered hundreds of questions from girls for the Dolly Doctor column. What she found on analysis was a sense of shame when young women experienced sexual pleasure.
When it comes to teaching about cycles in schools, the period dominates the story — but it’s important we teach about the ovulation part of the cycle, too.