Let’s Talk About Sext, Baby

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Lisa Duggan says we should stop shaming our kids for their sexual urges and start acknowledging adolescent sexual desire and encouraging its healthy expression.

Dads, Sons and “The Talk”

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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.

Should Dads Talk To Their Kids About Menstruation?

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Researchers are asking fathers how they approach menstruation education with their children

The Talk: Cruising Towards Puberty

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CJ Kaplan’s son needs his dad to answer some questions about puberty. It’s a dance father and son take together.

Illinois Passes Bill for Comprehensive Sex-Ed in Public Schools

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“In fantasy land, we teach our kids abstinence—and they listen.”

The Way I Heard It [Fiction]

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Oh no, not the sex talk, Dad. Please. But he does, and it’s worse than I imagine. [Fiction]

STDs and Men’s Sexual Health: 2/12

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The STD Project and The Good Life are sparking a conversation on male sexual health in the 21st century.

What Sex Education Could Be Like

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Does sex ed include information on human interactions beyond ‘here’s where the parts go’?

Five Things I Didn’t Know About My Body

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They say female sexuality is mysterious. Olivia Davis explores some things about female sexuality and anatomy that even she didn’t know.

“We need to stop treating female virginity like a treasure and male virginity like a curse.”

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This is a comment by Danny on the post “Can’t Get Laid”.

Is Holding Hands a Gateway Sexual Activity?

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Joanna Schroeder wonders how the state of Tennessee hopes to educate young people on how to protect themselves if it’s illegal to mention “gateway sexual activities”.

Tennesee’s New Sex-Ed, Or Lack Thereof

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HeatherN hopes the new Tennessee law isn’t as disastrous as research suggests it may be.

“I never wanted that desperate have-sex-with-whoever-is-willing-just-so you’re-not-a-virgin act.”

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This comment is from Jake on the open thread discussion “How Did You Learn About the Birds and the Bees?”

Don’t Say ‘Gay’ in Missouri Schools?

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Mark Greene warns conservatives that even though the “Don’t Say Gay” bill has advanced in Missouri, anti-LGBT rhetoric no longer serves any party well.

Stop Making Sex Taboo

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18-year-old Hugo Martins offers a young person’s perspective on what kids want, and need, to hear from their parents about sex.

Riding in PopPop’s Vulva

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Joanna Schroeder teaches her sons about sex, and ponders the merit of words like “vajayjay” and “hoo-hah.”