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Harper, Gary W.; Jadwin-Cakmak, Laura; Cherenak, Emily; Wilson, Patrick – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Black gay/bisexual male youth are one of the groups most affected by HIV in the United States, but few behavioral interventions have been created specifically to address this health inequity. Oppression related to these youths' multiple social identities--including racism, heterosexism, and HIV stigma--contribute to increased health risks. Primary…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Consciousness Raising, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Lemke, Melinda – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Little research explores factors shaping those policies and actors involved in state-level sex and labor trafficking prevention. This study examined the organizational, political, and normative dynamics that influenced implementation of Texas House Bill 1272 (HB 1272, 2013), which included educators in trafficking prevention. Part of a larger…
Descriptors: Crime, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime, State Policy
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Davidson, Charis R.; Turner-McGrievy, Gabrielle M.; Hilfinger Messias, DeAnne K.; Friedman, Daniela B.; Robillard, Alyssa G. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
We conducted an online survey to examine religiosity, sexual health knowledge, and behavior and sexual health information sources among undergraduate students affiliated with student religious organizations (n = 45) and unaffiliated students (n = 82). Analyses included Fisher's exact tests, t-tests, and exact regression models. Students reporting…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Religious Organizations, Sexuality, Sex Education
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Zeglin, Robert J.; Niemela, Danielle R. M.; Vandenberg, Melissa – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Despite the counseling field adopting holistic health and developmental frameworks, sexual health is often absent or underrepresented in these discussions. Via content analysis, the authors examined publications in three counseling journals to assess the current state of the sexuality literature in the field. Almost half (46.6%) of publications…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Counseling, Wellness, Sexual Identity
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Anders, Kristin M.; Olmstead, Spencer B. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
This study replicates and extends research on college students' sexual possible selves by longitudinally examining their sexual expectations, fears, and behavioral strategies at the beginning and end of the first semester in college. Open-ended responses were collected at two time points (T1, N = 78; T2, N = 40) and were analyzed using directed…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexuality, Expectation, Fear
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Ramseyer Winter, Virginia; Ward, Michaella; Pilgrim, Sarah; Cook, Mackenzie; Summers, Alison – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Research suggests body image is related to sexual behaviors, which can impact sexual health across the lifespan. This paper aims to explain the necessity for including body image content in sexuality education to improve outcomes among girls. Our recommendations, supported by theory and empirical research include (a) an assessment of existing…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Females, Health Education
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Porter, Andrew; Cooper, Spring; Henry, Myrthle; Gallo, Jennifer; Graefe, Beck – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Most young people go to their friends for information on sexuality-related topics, thus it is important to understand the context of these communications so that we may gather insight into sexual values and the underlying emotions and styles of communication. We conducted qualitative weekly surveys regarding discussion of sexual health topics…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Sexuality, Sex Education, Values
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Ruiz, Yumary; Riciputi, Shaina; Guilamo-Ramos, Vincent; Alexander, Stewart C. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
While long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) reduces risk of repeat-births, use remains low among rural Latinx adolescent mothers. This qualitative study identified perspectives about factors that influence LARC use among this population. Participants were dyads of parenting Latinx adolescent daughters and their mothers (n = 9 dyads) and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Mothers, Contraception
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Ollis, Debbie; Coll, Leanne; Harrison, Lyn – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
This paper focuses on a nested project within a three-year participatory research project, funded by the Australian Research Council. The project was undertaken in secondary schools across Victoria and South Australia and engaged over 100 students as coresearchers (ages 15-19) in understanding, critiquing, and transforming sexuality education…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Participatory Research, Action Research, High School Students
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Mackin, Melissa Lehan; Perkhounkova, Yelena – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
To describe development and pilot testing of the Test of Adolescent Sexual Knowledge (TASK) developed by the researcher using content recommendations of the National Sexuality Education Standards. TASK development was guided by a systematic process described by Kirby and Mathtec. Pilot testing involved the use of talk-aloud interviews with 10…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Adolescents, Sexuality, Knowledge Level
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McGee, Michael J.; Haffner, Debra; Podgurski, Mary Jo; Wilson, Pamela – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
How do professionals in the field of sexuality education build a lasting career? Ever-changing policies from one administration to the next can add or eliminate funding for programs, shift the focus between science and ideology, and swing public support for or against effective curricula. At the 2017 National Sex Ed Conference, four experienced…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Career Development
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Broussard, Danielle L.; Eitmann, Linnea P.; Shervington, Denese O. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Trauma-informed sex education is sensitive to students' traumatic life experiences. Internet panel data for 600 Louisiana parents/caregivers of school-age youth were used to examine parental support for trauma-informed school-based sex education, and parental characteristics associated with supporting trauma-informed sex education. Nearly…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Trauma, Experience, Parent Attitudes
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Sand, Logan – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
With increasing cultural attention to kink and BDSM (Bondage/Discipline, Dominance/Submission, and Sadism/Masochism), it is more important than ever for sexuality educators to teach these topics with respect and acceptance. Many depictions of BDSM in the media are deliberately shocking. With limited resources and research surrounding the topic, it…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Teaching Methods, Cultural Influences
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Lan, Chiao-Wen; Lightfoot, Alexandra; Gere, David; Taboada, Arianna; Meyer, Kristin; Harwood, Jessica; Milburn, Norweeta G. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Theater-based approaches have been implemented globally as a health education and behavior change strategy for decades. Studies have shown that live theater performances can engage an audience and influence the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of audience members. Moreover, literature has shown that adolescents find theater-based interventions…
Descriptors: High School Students, Sex Education, Health Promotion, Peer Teaching
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Corcoran, Jessica L.; Patrician, Patricia A.; Childs, Gwendolyn D.; Shirey, Maria R. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Adolescent sexual health education is a complex concept with multiple dimensions. Approximately 95% of adolescents report receiving sexual health education before graduating high school but the concept of adolescent sexual health has not been defined and consistently used in research. The dimensional analysis method of concept analysis was used to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Sexuality, Sex Education, Health Education
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