Boys, Education, Growing Up, Masculinity, Psychology, Relationships, Sex, STDs

Why Is Sex-Ed in Schools “For Girls Only?”

Forty-nine percent of boys have had sexual intercourse by the time they finish high school. One in four has an STD. Yet sex ed by and large still focuses on the needs of girls. How do we teach in ways that resonate with all students, regardless of their gender?

If you’re an educator–or anyone who works with boys–you may want to check out an online workshops offered by Answer, a Rutgers-University-based national organization that provides and promotes unfettered access to comprehensive sexuality education for young people and the adults who teach them.

The workshop is called “Boys and Sex Ed: Beyond Statistics and Stereotypes,” and is designed to help us understand how boys think, feel and learn about sexuality, and to give educators the necessary tools for teaching in ways that resonate specifically with boys. Get more info on the workshop here.

Comments are closed.

Featured Editorials

  • Preventing Fires: It’s Up to Us

    Unless you’re living completely off the grid (and if you were, you wouldn’t be reading this), you’ve heard about the recent fires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and taken […]

  • Interning with Men’s Health Network

    My first day interning with Men’s Health Network was May 31st, a.k.a. the day before the start of Men’s Health Month (MHM). It was rather easy, my most difficult task […]

Subscribe to our RSS Feed

Latest Tweets

© 2016 Talking About Men's Health™. Powered by WordPress.

Daily Edition Theme by WooThemes - Premium WordPress Themes