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#sex ed

From TheJournal.ie External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul Overhaul

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul

A report launching today calls for a radical overhaul of how sex education is taught in both primary and secondary schools.

Did you get a sex and consent guide like the one Emma Thompson penned for her daughter? Sex Ed This post contains a poll

Did you get a sex and consent guide like the one Emma Thompson penned for her daughter?

“Ick is an unbelievably useful emotion.”

From TheJournal.ie The A&F hazing incidents proves why all colleges should have consent classes DCU

The A&F hazing incidents proves why all colleges should have consent classes

If consent classes and real world sex ed have the power to reduce sexual assault, harassment and incidents of rape, then why the hell aren’t we doing it already?, asks Garreth MacNamee.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times Sex Education

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times

TDs and Senators pressed on if elements of sex education would be left out of the curriculum in Catholic schools.

From TheJournal.ie 'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working' LGBTQ

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'

LGBTQ+ groups have called on Varadkar to commit to funding the Sex Education Bill before Pride.

From TheJournal.ie Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum Sex Ed

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum

Among those due to give evidence were the Rape Crisis Network Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies Free Contraception

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies

Consideration is also being given to the extension of the provision of the morning-after pill.

From TheJournal.ie 'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education' Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent? Sex Ed This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent?

Schools are set to introduce consent classes for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs' LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn' Let's Talk About Sex

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers' Stereotypes

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

From TheJournal.ie John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist Birds And Bees This post contains videos

John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist

“The conversation that animals in zoos refuse to let you not have.”

'I'd dump a girl if she had pubic hair': what teens think about sex

“It’s proper complicated, a fanny, ain’t it?”

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever

Are you fully versed in the birds and bees? Take the test.

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Class is in session.

12 things women want men to know about sex

Don’t pat us on the head when we’re *down there*, for a start.

A teenage girl was suspended for these incredibly spot-on answers to a sex ed quiz

“Condoms are gross, I hate them.” “So are babies.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should porn be shown in the classroom as a part of sex ed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should porn be shown in the classroom as a part of sex ed?

It has been argued that children need to be educated on how to interpret it.

Irish people are sharing their bleak, bleak tales of Sex Ed on Twitter

Nuns, Eurotrash and Queen all make an appearance.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school? Over To You

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?

Useful? Cringey? Non-existent?

From TheJournal.ie "I have my own willy, which can also double up as a towel-holder" - MEP's sex ed video is surprisingly instructive Local Erections
From TheJournal.ie Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools Sex Ed

Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools

Early relationships and sexual adventures – or the choice to avoid them – can have a formative effect both on a personality and on a life. As such, young people need access to consistent sex education, writes Aaron McKenna.

Trinity's 'sex toy' sculpture gets a visit from the Government (NSFW)

In the form of Education Minister Ruairi Quinn.