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What 'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Wishes He Learned in Sex Ed

The Fab Five member opens up about his first intimate experiences and the kinds of sexual misconceptions he's been working to unlearn.
Broadly Staff
a day ago
Sex
Sex

Will Americans Ever Actually Use the Female Condom?

Many Americans think the internal condom is totally gross. But sexual health advocates are convinced that new FDA regulations could help them go mainstream.
Christine Ro
1.30.18
Sex
Sex

What Does Sex Positivity Look Like Today? We Asked Five Sexperts

Karley Sciortino, Eileen Kelly, Mia Li, Carol Queen, and Ari Fitz discuss being pro sex from their various corners in writing, advocacy, vlogging, sex work, and sexology.
Sarah Burke
1.24.18
Sex Ed
Sex Ed

The Women Teaching America About the 'Fifth Vital Sign': Periods

After caring for pregnant people who lacked basic knowledge of reproductive health, nurse Kelsey Knight and doula Emily Varnam created a course using menstruation as a measure of health and taught it across 43 states.
Hannah H. Kim
12.28.17
Sex Ed
Sex Ed

Fourth Graders in Los Angeles Could Define the Future of Sex Ed

The country’s second-largest school district is testing a new sex ed program that could decrease gender-based violence by teaching kids about stereotypes, communication, and puberty starting at nine years old.
Lauren Young
12.26.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Podcasts Covering the Kinks, Pleasure, and Personal Stories that Sex Ed Doesn't

Without a federal standard for comprehensive sex-ed, people are turning to podcasts for frank discussions about sex.
Mallory Schlossberg
12.5.17
Sex Ed
Sex Ed

What Happens When You Teach Boys to Be Period Allies

To combat the stigma that keeps some girls out of school, UNICEF and other organizations are teaching boys around the world to support their menstruating peers.
Rosalie Chan
12.4.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Sex Educator Teaching BDSM to People With Disabilities

Robin Wilson-Beattie didn’t get the support she needed to rebuild her sex life after an aneurysm, so now she dedicates her life to helping other people with disabilities.
Emma McGowan
12.4.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Role-Playing Video Game Where Teens Navigate Sex

“If a school or youth program has a good curriculum—great, this can augment it. If it doesn’t, this can go in and be easily accessible, as that really is the goal.”
Kimberly Lawson
11.27.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

Remembering What Sex Ed Was Like in a Marxist Guerrilla Camp

For FARC soldiers deep in the Colombian jungle, membership of the country's biggest armed group came with surprisingly progressive sexual education—but little reproductive choice.
Sebastián Serrano
María Alejandra Rodríguez
11.24.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

This App Lets Teens Learn About Sex Through Text Messages

In 2016, three women decided to transform sex education for teens through technology. Together, they created Real Talk.
Kimberly Lawson
11.16.17
Sex Ed
Sex Ed

Teachers Forced to Report All Teens Having Sex in Oregon School District

The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon mandates that all school employees report students to law enforcement or state officials if they find out they’re sexually active. Some students are petitioning to change the rule.
Kimberly Lawson
11.2.17