Here’s an interesting article about what it means for some college students to focus (often publicly) on virginity when those around them are focused on sex, and when the culture around them suggests that non-marital sex is okay.
About Dr. Debby Herbenick
Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.
For the final post in this series (here are links to Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) we’ll examine the final 3 characteristics of minority groups based on a sociological list of 5 traits that minority groups tend to [...]
- Does Being Gay Make You A Minority? Part 3
- Does Being Gay Make You A Minority? Part 2
This Patheos blog post by Sunweaver discusses an uncommon dilemma: we’re very accustomed to people objecting to sex education because they say it’s against their religion, but what about people who object to abstinence-only sex education citing the same reason? [...]
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- Why Good Sex Ed Is Important: A Reminder
Half a year ago, I wrote a blog post called “On Being A Sex Educator When You’re Not,” which related my experiences of acting like a sex educator when people in my life needed access to that sort of information. [...]
- Implications Of The Net Neutrality Ruling For Sex Education
- The Oklahoma Example Of Sex Education
In keeping with the Sex and Language theme week, we thought it would be interesting to mention this fact: the “hymen,” thought of as a brittle membrane that is broken when a woman loses her virginity, does not exist. As [...]
- MSP Q&A: What Does Sex Feel Like?
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