How can a young person tell a parent about a possible pregnancy, and why might the possibility of that conversation be a good indicator a talk with a parent is needed anyway?
If and when we want to have sex in such a way where we only think of our own wants and needs, we can always have that easily with masturbation. But once more than one person is involved in sex, more than one person needs to be seen, heard and considered.
How do you tell a partner that you’re not comfortable with something they want to do, whether you have sexual abuse in your history or not? You tell them you’re not comfortable with something they want to do.
How can you tell Mom you’ve become a sexual adult without disappointing her? How can you ask her for birth control? How can you disclose being sexually active? And is it okay to use her sex toy eithout asking?
Do you have to worry that simply by virtue of being a male person with a sexuality, you’ll abuse someone? No. Being a certain sex, having a certain gender or having a sexuality does not mean a person has any kind of innate predilection to abuse.
How can you become a virgin again? Can you become a virgin again? Why keep using that term at all, and keep trying to make sense out of a freamework we know often just isn’t sensible?
What’s the difference between flirting and harassment? How does a person recognize and deal with harassment? How do we make sure we’re not harassing anyone unintentionally?
Depending on your view, the answer to that question might seem really obvious or very tricky and hazy. However, it’s a phrase and concept that’s bandied about a lot, yet is rarely explained. A group of Australian researchers finally defined it clearly and holistically.
Is one reliable method of contraception okay, or do you need two? There’s no rule for everyone, just what level and kind of protection you want and what you feel best about.
Gender and gender identity are complex and diverse: there’s not just one way of being a girl, being trans gender, and those also aren’t your only choices. So how do you figure out where you’re at when the little boxes don’t seem to fit?