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Goodrich, Kristopher; Barnard, Janalee – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
For more than two decades, there has been a concerted effort in Albuquerque Public School District (APS) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA to educate adults about LGBTQ students and the need for advocacy so that these students have the same access to education as other students in a safe and respectful environment. Populations within the district…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Public Schools, School Districts, Homosexuality
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Elton, Lotte; Palmer, Melissa; Macdowall, Wendy – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This analysis set out to identify associations between birth order and sexual health outcomes, focusing on family involvement in sex education and early sexual experiences. The third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles is a stratified probability sample survey of 15 162 men and women aged 16-74 in Britain. Logistic regression was…
Descriptors: Correlation, Birth Order, Sexuality, Family Involvement
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Willis, Malachi; Jozkowski, Kristen N.; Read, Julia – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
In the USA, universities have recently developed policies and programmes on sexual consent education. But waiting until students enroll in higher education may be too late to begin this work. To examine the extent that K-12 health education standards promote sexual consent education, we conducted a pilot study and found that only two of eighteen…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education
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Thianthai, Chulanee – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This article explores how Thai culture, gender and age influence sex education in Thailand, and how online sources and social media have emerged as an alternative source of sex education among young people. Qualitative data was gathered by means of in-depth interviews and focus group discussions from 99 young people aged 15-24 years of various…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Gender Differences
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Demissie, Zewditu; Clayton, Heather B.; Dunville, Richard L. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sexual health education, including HIV prevention information, can help prevent unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. National Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from 2011 and 2013 were used to determine HIV education prevalence among 9,825 currently sexually active students in grades 9-12. Associations between HIV education and…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Contraception, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Evelo, Jannemiek; Miedema, Esther A. J. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Notions of 'participation' in sexuality education has gained considerable traction in recent years -- with participation being regarded as a fundamental right and a critical means to empower young people. However, the notion has increasingly been subject of debate, with critics problematising the manner in which participation is operationalised,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Gender Differences, Student Participation
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Rothmüller, Barbara – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Desires may be viewed as emotions that are structuring and structured by social inequalities. This paper examines how sexual desires may surface in everyday classroom interactions. It argues in particular that anti-racist sex education requires not only an awareness of a racialisation of sexuality but also of the sexualisation of race. Focusing on…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Sexuality, Race, Imagination
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Claussen, Caroline – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Young people's sexual health is a significant concern to parents, educators, health professionals and policy makers in Canada. However, challenges exist with respect to the nature of school-based sexual health education content and mode of delivery. These include the lack of attention paid to the impact of gender ideologies on the development and…
Descriptors: Males, Masculinity, Sex Education, Health Education
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O'Sullivan, Lucia F.; Byers, E. Sandra; Mitra, Koumari – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This study assessed the extent to which an Internet-recruited sample of residents of India was supportive of the provision of comprehensive sexual education in school in a country where youth sexual health is poor. We sought to determine whether attitudes differed for those of varying demographic backgrounds (age, sex, education level, religion),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Health Education, Birth
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Espinoza, Luis Enrique – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This study sought to investigate the association between nativity status and Hispanic young women's formal sex education and parental sex education in the USA. We used data from a cross-sectional sample of 310 Hispanic young women aged 18-24 years old from the 2013-2015 US National Survey of Family Growth. We assessed 11 outcomes: four formal sex…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Hispanic Americans, Females, Parents as Teachers
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Bonar, Erin E.; Rider-Milkovich, Holly M.; Huhman, Anne K.; McAndrew, Laura; Goldstick, Jason E.; Cunningham, Rebecca M.; Walton, Maureen A. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Preventing sexual assault in college and university settings is an important public health priority. The college campus is a high-risk setting for experiencing sexual assault while at university. Many campuses utilise brief educational programmes to prevent sexual assault, but these programmes are rarely evaluated. In this paper, we provide a…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Rape, Prevention
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Thompson, Jay Daniel – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This article addresses the controversy surrounding the Safe Schools Coalition Australia. Certain politicians and media commentators have accused the initiative of harming the students it ostensibly aims to benefit. Those accusations have, in turn, been labelled 'homophobic' by supporters of the Coalition. This article suggests that the term…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, School Safety, Disadvantaged, Sexuality
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Löfgren-Mårtenson, Charlotta; Ouis, Pernilla – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This study aimed to explore how sex education in special schools in Sweden is influenced and challenged by the multicultural aspects of modern society. In particular, it sought to explore professionalls' experiences of sex education and of honour-related experiences among young people with intellectual disabilities. Data from five individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Cultural Influences, Intellectual Disability
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Kimberly, Claire; Hardman, Alisha M. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sexual assault on college campuses has been a longstanding problem in the USA. Unfortunately, relatively little has been done to look at the characteristics of these attacks and how they might relate to knowledge of sexual assault policies, participation in sex education courses, beliefs toward sexual violence, and willingness to intervene if an…
Descriptors: Rape, Student Attitudes, Intervention, School Policy
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Jørgensen, Clara Rübner; Weckesser, Annalise; Turner, Jerome; Wade, Alex – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Young people's sexting is an area of increasing concern amongst parents, educationalists and policy makers, yet little research has been conducted with young people themselves to explore their perspectives on the support they need to navigate relationships in the new digital media landscape. To address this absence, an inter-disciplinary team of…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Adolescents
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