Topic: sex education

How We Learned About Sex

How We Learned About Sex

When I watched Hocus Pocus as a child, I became very confused about the part where “a virgin” needed to light “the Black Flame Candle.” I asked my mother what a virgin was, to which she replied, “It’s somebody who likes people but not very much.” And that was that.

We learned about sex in varying ages and stages with all different results. Here are our stories, featuring porn popups, awkward nighttime parent conversations and 2 people peeing on each other. More »

How Do Deaf Teenagers Learn About Safe Sex?

How Do Deaf Teenagers Learn About Safe Sex?

Being a teenager is hard when it comes to learning about healthy sex habits. From misinformation to misinterpretation, rumors to regulations about what schools can teach, it’s not easy to determine which “facts” are actual facts and which are they kind that could result in devastating consequences. And which kind comes from the dungeon of Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison, which is arguably worse. But how do deaf teenagers learn about safe sex, especially in countries where sex ed may not be easily accessible in general? More »

Texas Politician Thinks Sex Education Will Turn Teens Into Perverted Sex Freaks

Texas Politician Thinks Sex Education Will Turn Teens Into Perverted Sex Freaks

Quick! Think of some things that get you all hot and bothered. Dinner by candle light? Long walks on the beach? A 10-inch purple dildo with a revolving head? Well, according to one Texas representative, what you should be thinking is HIGH SCHOOL SEX ED. Because nothing will ever be as sexy as your 9th grade health teacher putting a condom on a banana in a room filled with bright florescent lights. More »

Video: Julia Sweeney Inadvertently Has The Sex Talk With Her 8-Year-Old

Video: Julia Sweeney Inadvertently Has The Sex Talk With Her 8-Year-Old

In this video, comedian Julia Sweeney discusses the first time that her eight-year-old daughter began asking her about sex. One minute, she says, mother and daughter were happily talking about frog eggs. The next minute, Sweeney was explaining how the human penis goes into the human vagina, and the ever-present mystery of what you’re supposed to do with your legs. More »