Sexual Purity: Self-Respect vs. Shame (and the Lessons that Harm)

There is a serious disconnect in what the generation who raised us thinks they taught about sex and shame versus what we actually learned.

The Dangerous Lies We Have To Stop Telling Boys about Sex

Our current culture is celebrating males having sex, regardless of their age, and this is putting boys at risk.

Modern Youth and Chastity: Freeing Yourself from Sexual Repression

Joseph McBride believes that forcing young men to repress their sexuality is unhealthy, ineffective, and ultimately abusive.

Sex is Everywhere, Just Don’t Talk About It

We will all be living in the dark shadows until we can talk about sex openly and authentically –here’s why…

Sex, and Drugs, and Rock ‘n Roll – Version 2.0

What I learned from my mom and dad about alcohol. 1. My dad was a full-blown alcoholic. 2. My mom rebelled against that alcoholism. 3. They divorced when I was 6 and my dad drank himself to death.

8 Reasons Parents Should DEMAND Better Sex-Ed in Schools

Did you know that abstinence-only sex ed programs don’t work? Joanna Schroeder on a better way to help teens live healthier, happier lives.

What Today’s Kids Are Asking LGBTQ People

You have the chance to ask anything. What would you say?

Why I Won’t Teach Abstinence to My Son

My partner and I don’t see eye-to-eye on every parenting decision. But there is one parenting choice we completely agree on, and that is what to teach our son about sex.

The Seductiveness of Secrets

Quentin Lucas discusses the false security we feel in not talking about sex.

WTF Is Puberty?

TomSka tells you everything you need to know about puberty in 7 minutes.

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 […]

Male Self Pleasure and Unraveling Our Stories of Pleasure and Shame

Victor Warring wants men to know that self-pleasure is worthy of respect, joyful playfulness and honest sharing.

What Happened When a Daughter Asked Her Dad, Instead of Her Mom, to Explain Puberty and Periods

Josh Misner was the only dad at an event for parents and daughters to discuss a girl’s path through puberty. Here is what happened.

No, a Man Who is Sex-Positive isn’t Automatically a Player

A personal story about how my being sex-positive was interpreted as being a possible predator by a popular tech company in the bay area.

Mandatory Sex Education is Long Overdue – But It Shouldn’t be Just About Risk Prevention

There is a need to move from positioning sex education as a tool to reduce short-term risks to a vehicle for promoting equitable, pleasurable and affirming relationships throughout life.

My Son, the 5th Grade Gynecologist

A story about the most awkward parent-teacher conference, ever.