When you love talking sex and identity, like Emily and Melanie do, obstacles fall to the wayside. But according to data from the National Conference of State Legislatures , only 24 states and the District of Columbia require that public schools teach sex education. Still fewer states stipulate that if provided, sex education must be factual and medically accurate. But it does stipulate that where sex education is offered it must be medically accurate and age-appropriate , and, as in most states, parents have the option of opting their children out. Despite patchy access to medically accurate sex education, the U.
Taboo topic of teenage sex January 7, Add Comment An important piece of sexual-health news published in December seems to have gone largely unnoticed by the press. The effects the HPV vaccine has on the sexual risk-taking behaviour of girls in Grades 10 to 12 were studied by a group of researchers in Ontario. They published the findings in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Contrary to the predictions of some vocal groups that opposed the vaccination program, the researchers found that girls who received it were no more likely to get pregnant or get a sexually transmitted infection than girls who were not vaccinated. There was a study conducted in Atlanta two years ago that came to similar conclusions, but this one out of Ontario is remarkable for a few reasons. We often try to generalize the findings of American research to Canada, but our health policies, access to health care and our sexual-health education are completely different. The way young people behave in the US is often not the same as it is here—in fact, Canada has significantly lower rates of teenage pregnancy than the US.
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You feel comfortable talking about your meals, the weather, the reason you got up late this morning or even how you like your coffee. But when it comes to sex, there are certain terms you avoid during conversations, quickly changing the topic to something more….. Masturbation You do it, he does it.
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