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Get Real! How Can I Give My Sister Sex Ed?

The basics of a good sex education, according to me, address the body and self as a whole, including sexual anatomy and reproduction, sexual identity, sexual feelings, personal limits and boundaries.

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Get Real! Is Intercourse A Violation?

Physically, and often emotionally, sex is about both people being actively engaged, doing something together, not about one person doing something to, on or at the other.

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Get Real! How Do You Have Good Sex Sober?

Know what? While alcohol can reduce a person’s inhibitions, another thing it often does reduce how aroused — how turned on — a person can get.

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On “Friday Night Lights,” the TV Sex Talk Done Right

This week’s Friday Night Lights was the rare prime-time drama to feature an explicit, appropriate sex talk between a parent and child.

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Get Real! She’s Under 18, How Can She Get an Abortion?

If your girlfriend is pregnant, and does decide abortion is her best choice, having someone with her and having it paid for may be less than she needs: those are but the bare basics.

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Get Real! I Don’t Feel Ready for Sex – Should I?

Age-in-years, all by itself, doesn’t tend to be a good marker of when someone is or is not ready for sex.

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The Good Old Days: When Sex Ed Wasn’t Trying to Be Bad

The cobbled-together, patchwork sex ed I got at my West Texas high school in the 1990s was better than the outright lies abstinence-only programs push.

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A Top Ten List for Talking to Teens About…Well, You Know

Stop talking! Start listening! Know yourself first — and seven other suggestions for parents who know they need to talk about sex with their teens.

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VIDEO: Britain’s “Baby” Daddy

Britain’s 13-year-old father is a textbook example of why we need to rethink sexuality education standards.

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Survey Studies Sexual Health of Bogota’s Young People

A survey of youth in Bogota found most are making autonomous, independent decisions about their sexual lives.

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