Do you think two condoms are better than one? Or that sex standing up means you’re less likely to get pregnant? Then welcome to Generation Y! And, where or where is Sen. Ben Nelson from…
It’s not paranoid to be concerned about pregnancy with sexual activities which can result in pregnancy. It’s not paranoid to worry about pregnancy happening when it isn’t what you want or are ready for.
“Young women today have it so much better when it comes to sex than we did… right?” Often women in their forties and above are shocked to hear that younger women are struggling with sex and sexuality…just like we did. Some struggle even more.
There’s no use denying the pleasure of sex—even when it comes to
talking with teens about sexual health. Not talking about why people
have sex is not approaching the subject honestly, and therefore not a
smart way to approach sexual education.
How do you answer the questions of a 14-year-old who’s had her period for a year but still doesn’t know where it comes from? And where can you send a teen who’s only sex ed has come from her private Christian school?
Sexism and misogyny are something that women in particular should not be exposed to, as if boys and men were somehow better equipped to handle the message. If anything, I’d argue the opposite.
In her reader diary, Leah627 writes: The recent sexting scandal in Pennsylvania provokes questions about technology, the role of parents vs. the government in education, and sexism.
Parents and teachers need to have lots of difficult conversations about sex with their teens, where the “right” answer isn’t clear.
Lately it seems like many of us in the United States are in a tizzy over abstinence-only programs.
Physical violence is not the only form of abuse facing young women today. Birth control sabotage and sexual coercion occur much more often than many realize.