Changes in Sex Ed Curriculum: Playboy’s Dr. Jess Schools the Board


What should our children be learning about sexuality and their bodies? Alison Tedford interviews sexologist Dr. Jess about changing attitudes and curriculum. — Controversial changes to curriculum about the birds and the bees has parents in Ontario, Canada buzzing. I interviewed Dr. Jess O’Reilly, a sexologist from Toronto, on the topic. The controversy began with […]

Dads, Sons and “The Talk”

The "Talk"

Dad’s giving their sons “The Talk” are often moments of extreme discomfort for both parties and can sometimes be a source of very funny stories –here is one such case.

Birds, Bees & Chicken Seeds

birds bees chickens

Time for the sex talk? Take a minute and learn from Alyssa Royse’s mistakes.

Dear John: Another Dad Gave My Son ‘The Talk’ Before I Could


A missed window for the birds and the bees talk, a boyfriend with a potential drinking problem, and a discovery of a son’s porn collection.

Dads: Talking to Your Daughter About Sex

Father Daughter Water

Lisette Johnson walks dads through the tricky process of talking with their daughters about sex.

A Boy’s First Look at Puberty

birds and bees, sex education, male puberty, male adolescence, Playboy, fourth grade, first kiss, first crush

“Your son’s been distracted by girls,” Miss Pelley informed Robert Steven Williams’ mother. “He’s a bit early on the curve. Have you had the birds and the bees discussion?”

The Gentlemen of Paradise

male mandarin duck in breeding plumage

Carl Pettit finds the mating rituals of the male of the species, avian and human, comically and tragically similar.

How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex


Start early, and lay the groundwork at each age by answering kids’ questions about sex in developmentally appropriate ways.

The Birds and The Bees and The Filthy, Filthy Bird-on-Bee Sex That Ensued


Like Adam and Steve before him, Jeremy Feist had been presented his own personal paradise, and he abandoned it in search of the knowledge of where babies come from.