One group is routinely left out of the push for comprehensive age-appropriate sexual education: Disabled kids. They’re also among those most in need of it.
Teachers in Washington State will be taking on gender in their sexual education classes, over outcry from conservatives.
I almost hesitate to add to the ongoing culture and social wars over sexual education in the United States, but here goes: We need age-appropriate gender education provided alongside sexual education. While people have a tendency to lump gender and sexuality together in vague, mish-mashy terms, they aren’t the same thing, and even a strong […]
When I was first introduced to various schools of philosophy, there was one I was almost instantaneously and inevitably drawn to. It’s perhaps not a surprise to learn that it was utilitarianism, focusing on the greatest good for the greatest number of people and creating a society that operates at maximum efficiency. Some people seem […]
An estimated five percent of US students receive comprehensive, evidence-based sexual education that includes medically accurate information, thoroughly accurate overviews of human sexuality and health, and, in some cases, discussions of gender identity and non-normative sexuality. That is a dismally low amount of people, making it perhaps not entirely unsurprising that a growing number of […]