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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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Heslop, Carl W.; Burns, Sharyn; Lobo, Roanna – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sexual health promotion and Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) are influenced by interrelated social and cultural factors, particularly in a rural setting. This paper reports on findings from interviews with young people when asked about experiences and perspectives accessing RSE and sexual health services in a small rural Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Rural Areas, Contraception
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Areskoug-Josefsson, Kristina; Schindele, Anna Chuchu; Deogan, Charlotte; Lindroth, Malin – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) by health care, police, legal and social work professionals has been shown to be insufficient. This lack of competence is likely to affect the quality of services. The aim of this study was to describe SRHR indicators in educational programmes in health care, police, legal and social…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Services, Civil Rights, Physical Therapy
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Hack, Dana; Van den Broucke, Stephan; Kever, Emmanuelle – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
By means of an online survey, this study investigated factors predicting the intention to use sexually explicit material among 52 sex educators. The online survey was based on the theory of planned behaviour and measured attitudes towards sexually explicit material, subjective norms, perceived behavioural control and the intention to use sexually…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Materials, Pornography
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Heard, Emma; Fitzgerald, Lisa; Vaai, Sina; Whittaker, Maxine; Aiolupotea, Tonumaipe'a J.; Collins, Fiona; Mutch, Allyson – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Globally, young people experience physical, sexual and emotion abuse within their intimate relationships. There is a need to explore creative, participatory sexual and relationship education that provides spaces for critical reflection regarding gender norms and approaches within intimate relationships. This study explores an interactive theatre…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, Intimacy, Theater Arts
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Lee, Catherine – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This article examines the legacy of Section 28 of the Local Government Act in England for LGBT+ school teachers between 1988 and the repeal of the Section in 2003. Section 28 stated that 'A local authority shall not -- (a) intentionally promote homosexuality… (b) promote the teaching in any maintained school of the acceptability of homosexuality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, LGBTQ People, Educational Legislation, Teacher Characteristics
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Allen, Louisa – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Homophobia is an enduring issue within schooling contexts internationally. This paper attempts to rethink homophobia from the perspective of heterosexual students' accounts of bearing witness to it. Within the existing literature it has been LGBTQ students who have held the responsibility for naming and recounting homophobia. This paper re-orients…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Social Bias, Student Attitudes, Student Role
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