Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa speaks about experiencing homelessness and depression

Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa has spoken about how he became homeless and developed depression before appearing on the hit Netflix show. Writing in The Big Issue, the actor explained that when he was 25 years old, having “no money or job” significantly impacted his “sense of self-worth”. “Rejection became unbearable,” the now 27-year-old said. […]

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How #MeToo Is Changing Sex Ed Policies — Even In Red States

The 2019 state legislative season is producing a bumper crop of sex education bills across the U.S., with at least 79 bills introduced in the legislatures of 32 states and the District of Columbia, according to a recent report by the Guttmacher Institute, a sexual and reproductive health research and advocacy organization. Most of the bills have […]

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Sex discussed here

What do you know about sex? If you’re like most people, you got information(both truth and myths) from embarrassed parents, confused friends,“too little too late” high school sex ed classes, romantic movies,and perhaps your own experimentation. In this lively, interactiveprogram that’s tailored to the specific needs of your campusor group, our sex educators explode the […]

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College orientation programs: Sex Education

Designed specifically for first-year Orientation, this engaging, customizable program addresses the topics colleges need their students to understand: consent and sexual violence prevention, the risks of combining drinking and sex, bystander intervention, and more. Students love our humor, honesty, and inclusiveness, while staff are impressed by our willingness to craft a tailored program that incorporates […]

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The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Teen pregnancy is of national concern because of the critical implications it has for a number of social and economic issues: poverty, education, infant mortality rates, early brain development and overall quality of life for both the mother and child. Teen mothers are less likely to gain sufficient weight during pregnancy, which unfortunately has consequences for […]

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What Are the Goals of Sex Education For Youth?

Sex education is designed to help young people gain the information, skills and motivation to make healthy decisions about sex and sexuality throughout their lives. Is Sex Education Effective? Research on sex education has focused on whether programs help young people to change specific behaviors related to preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases such as: […]

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What is Sex Education?

Sex education helps people gain the information, skills and motivation to make healthy decisions about sex and sexuality. Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest provider of sex education, reaching 1.2 million people a year. Facts About Comprehensive Sex Education Sex education is high quality teaching and learning about a broad variety of topics related to sex […]

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Sex, studies or strife? What to integrate in adolescent health services

Abstract If health services for adolescents are to be successfully integrated into the existing health care system, they will need to reach out to meet the needs that adolescents themselves perceive as salient. This paper describes a study aiming to elicit the needs of adolescents in higher secondary schools in Goa, India, in 1999-2000. The […]

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Study of knowledge, perception and attitude of adolescent girls towards STIs/HIV, safer sex and sex education

Background: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s), including HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) mainly affects sexually active young people. Young adults aged 15-29 years, account for 32% of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) cases reported in India and the number of young women living with HIV/AIDS is twice that of young men. The aim of the study was to evaluate […]

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