10 Things I Wish My Parents Had Told Me About Sex

Guest post from Lady Jane My therapist is quick to ask me about my childhood when addressing my issues as an adult. Sure, it would be easy to point the finger at Mom and Dad for screwing us all up big time, but let’s not be too quick to harshly judge our upbringing. While sitting…

Birth Control Methods

Above image from Bedsider, which has an excellent birth control method guide. Before we get started, it should be noted that while birth control methods are meant to prevent pregnancy, they may not have any effect, or limited effect, on protecting against STDs. Read more about the different kinds of STDs and how they are…

Talking To Your Teenager About Sex

Image © Phil Spratt As the cartoon above illustrates, because of technology young people are more exposed to sex than ever before. But are they more knowledgable? Yes and no. While teenagers are watching lots of porn, they are receiving few alternative perspectives about what a consensual and happy sexual relationship looks like. Whether or…

Intro

Do these statistics scare you? They should. Something has got to change because Sex Education in America blows. Not just for teenagers, for everyone. The World Heath Organization even finds this frustrating, “Sexually transmitted infections, and other reproductive tract infections cause substantial disease, death, and misery, but not, apparently, enough for societies to overcome the…