Students, read the entire article, then tell us: — What has your sex education been like? Many people believe that sex education should be left to parents, who are best placed to decide what information their children need and when the best time to tell them is.
By making the idea of safe sex more attractive to teenagers you are also making sex itself more attractive. Parents vs.
Shelby Scott, Knoxville, Tenn. We talked about porn and how it was not a realistic view of sex though we were never given any information on what sex should really look like. You are in a way telling them that they can be safe having sex and this has an encouraging effect to start.
I learned about enthusiastic consent. In any case, many parents do not feel able to talk to their children about sex, leaving them in a dangerous state of ignorance. Scott Phelps, a researcher and public speaker with the abstinence program Project Reality has heard the arguments of both sides and tried to find a balance.
Opponents said they plan to continue to work against it.
My sex education class at a small private school in Louisville lasted between seventh and ninth grades for reference, this is during According to the Sexuality Information Education Council, surveys of parents and registered voters show overwhelming support for comprehensive sexual education that includes discussions of delaying sex and use of contraception.
Liberals counter that the increase in disease is the strongest case for more detailed information. Children's health on NBCNews. In seven states, laws prohibit educators from portraying same-sex relationships positively.
Children's health on NBCNews. In the s, we were the first large Lutheran church to be led by a female pastor, and, in , we became the first large Lutheran church to be led by an openly gay pastor. The Rev.