Closing the Sexual (Education) Pleasure Gap – Why sex ed?

Scott Sanker

Another major gap in sex ed content is any mention of pleasure. This gap is no accident. Often, standards around sexual health education expressly prohibit any content that even hints and sexual pleasure. For example, many pre-teen and teen sex educators are tasked with discussing condoms, barriers, and birth control with their students. These same educators must do so without allowing their students to ever touch a condom. Often this occurs at schools that prohibit distribution of free condoms to members of their student body. It’s like the Dolores Umbridge approach to sexual health education.”

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