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Sex Education: 30 Things You Should Know About Sex
Sex-Ed In College Should Be Required
When only 13 states in the nation require sex education to be medically accurate, a lot is left up to interpretation in teenage health literacy. Research published by the Journal of Adolescent Health shows that when sex education is comprehensive, students feel more informed, make safer choices and have healthier outcomes — resulting in fewer unplanned pregnancies and more protection against sexually transmitted diseases and infections. Of course, many young students pick up sexual health information from sources other than school: parents, peers, medical professionals, social media and pop culture. However, public school is the best opportunity for adolescents to access formal information. Teachers are left to interpret vague legislative guidelines, meaning information might not be accurate or unbiased.
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College students nationwide are heading back to school, books in hand, dorm supplies packed, ready to study. And have sex. At least that's the reputation of college -- the place to go not just for an advanced education, but also for a carnal education. To experience a lot of hooking up.
Sex education enjoys and suffers the same fate as other aspects of behaviour; from myths to advice and best practices, one must be aware of what sex education implies. With that in mind, we present 30 things you should know about sex. Each of these 30 points will help you understand sex and sex education better. We begin with some common myths that plague teenagers from the first time that they become interested in the world of sexual encounters. Sex education enjoys and suffers the same fate as other aspects of behaviour; from myths to advice a