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Mayo, Cris – Educational Theory, 2013
In this article, Cris Mayo examines the relationship among anti-LGBTQ policies, gay marriage, and sexuality education. Her concern is that because gay marriage is insufficiently different from heterosexual marriage, adding it as an issue to curriculum or broader culture debate elides rather than addresses sexual difference. In other words,…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Bias, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Jourian, T. J. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2018
Much of the expanding literature positions trans college students as an overly homogenous population, lacking agency and wrought with hardship and tragedy. Drawn from a broader study on transmasculine college students' conceptualisations of masculinity, this paper draws attention to the multiplicity of transmasculine voices navigating sexuality…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, College Students, Masculinity, Interpersonal Relationship
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Brouskeli, Vasiliki; Sapountzis, Antonis – Research in Education, 2017
Sexuality education is one of the most disputable health education programs as far as its inclusion in Early Childhood Education is concerned. This study was conducted in order to investigate early childhood future educators' attitudes and considerations about introducing sexuality education to their future pupils. We used a qualitative research…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children
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Turner, George W.; Vernacchio, Al; Satterly, Brent – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
Social work education could benefit from an explicit educational framework that combines social justice and sexuality: sexual justice. However, there is a paucity of literature in social work discussing this critical issue. This article helps equip social workers to challenge social injustice through a lens of sexuality and builds a conceptual…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Social Work, Peace, Civil Rights
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Jearey-Graham, Nicola; Macleod, Catriona – Perspectives in Education, 2015
Face-to-face adult communication with young people about sexuality is, for the most part, assigned to two main groups of people: educators tasked with teaching school-based sexuality education that is provided as part of the compulsory Life Orientation (LO) learning area, and parents. In this paper, we report on a study conducted with Further…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Interpersonal Communication, Focus Groups
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Travers, Jason; Tincani, Matt; Whitby, Peggy Schaefer; Boutot, E. Amanda – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2014
Sexual development is a complex but vital part of the human experience. People with significant disabilities are not excluded from this principle, but often may be prevented from receiving high-quality and comprehensive instruction necessary for a healthy sexual life. The functional model of self-determination emphasizes increasing knowledge,…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Self Determination, Sexuality, Severe Disabilities
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Fletcher, Gillian; Dowsett, Gary W.; Duncan, Duane; Slavin, Sean; Corboz, Julienne – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2013
Critical Sexuality Studies is an emerging field of academic enquiry linked to an international network of advocacy agencies, activists, and political issues. This paper reports on the development of an advanced short course in sexuality theory and research, drawing on Critical Sexuality Studies and aiming directly at academics in developing…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Course Descriptions, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Carlson, Dennis L. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
"The Education of Eros: is the first and only comprehensive history of sexuality education and the "problem" of adolescent sexuality from the mid-20th century to the beginning of the 21st. It explores how professional health educators, policy makers, and social and religious conservatives differed in their approaches, and battled over what gets…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Sex Education, Democracy, Sexuality
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Duffy, Bernadette; Fotinatos, Nina; Smith, Amanda; Burke, Jenene – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2013
The research reported in this paper investigates why teachers in regional primary schools in the Ballarat region of Victoria, Australia, are choosing to outsource the teaching of sexuality education. A survey was conducted of 29 Year 5 and Year 6 teachers from local primary schools. The teachers provided information about: their confidence in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Sexuality, Elementary School Teachers
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Criniti, S.; Andelloux, M.; Woodland, M. B.; Montgomery, O. C.; Hartmann, S. Urdaneta – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2014
Although studies have shown that patients want to receive sexual health services from their physicians, doctors often lack the knowledge and skills to discuss sexual health with their patients. There is little consistency among medical schools and residency programs in the United States regarding comprehensiveness of education on sexual health.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Sexuality, Medical Education
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Castañeda, Donna Marie – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2017
In a sample of 114 Latina/o emerging adults, ages 18 to 29, this study investigated the frequency of sexting, and gender differences in this behavior, and if sexting was related to a range of sexuality variables, including sexual satisfaction, sexual experience, sexual pleasure, and sexual permissiveness. Results show that a total of 63 (55.26%)…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Hispanic Americans, Gender Differences
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Bazzul, Jesse; Santavicca, Nicholas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article explores ethico/political/ontological orientations made possible by an exploration of sex/gender and sexuality. Drawing from materialist theorists such as Karen Barad, Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari, we employ the concept of assemblages to tease out the reality that our shared world is always already in a state of queer becoming.…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sexuality, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Grossman, Jennifer M.; Sarwar, Prioty F.; Richer, Amanda M.; Erkut, Sumru – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2017
Family communication about sex can protect adolescents from risky behavior, like early sex and sex without protection. However, adolescents and parents often disagree about whether they talked with each other about sexual issues, limiting the protective effects of communication. Few studies explore these disagreements. This study included 27 pairs…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Early Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Parent Child Relationship
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Ashcraft, Catherine – Learning, Media and Technology, 2015
To date, girls and women are significantly underrepresented in computer science and technology. Concerns about this underrepresentation have sparked a wealth of educational efforts to promote girls' participation in computing, but these programs have demonstrated limited impact on reversing current trends. This paper argues that this is, in part,…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Information Technology, Females, Disproportionate Representation
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Davis, Melanie J. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2011
The author describes her development from being her religious congregation's sexuality educator to completing doctoral studies and finding her place in the professional sexuality education community. She equates sexuality education to a ministry that reaches out to those in need of knowledge.
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Career Development, Beliefs
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