Last week a journalist from Denmark reached out to me. She wants to know, and apparently her readers at the Danish magazine she writes for also want to know, why parents in the US have such a hard time discussing
Here is how I define high-quality sex education: 1. Enthusiastic consent is the primary focus of all sexual activity 2. All partners are seen as equally deserving of pleasure 3. Negotiations are based in non-violent communication 4. Dismantles unrealistic expectations
So I came of age in California during the 1990’s and we had some seriously awesome sex ed. By the age of 15 my entire peer group knew to use condoms to prevent pregnancy and stop the spread of HIV.
I’ve got three ways for you to hear more about sex-positive parenting. The first is a podcast you may or may not be familiar with depending on your relationship to non-monogamy. “Life on the Swingset” is podcast that discusses ethical
Amplify has relaunched! From their new website: “Amplify is a project of Advocates for Youth. Established in 1980 as the Center for Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive
Sometimes when I open my laptop in the morning, all the awesome just floods in. It’s my own doing of course. I’ve curated my social media streams toward the awesome side of the sexuality news spectrum. Links! Ok, so here’s
“We’ve done a really good job of constructing sexually active teens in a highly negative way, in a way that really emphasizes the risks, the peril — and not the pleasure. When’s the last time you heard anything about teen