sex ed

Periods shouldn’t make you unhappy. Periods shouldn’t be painful. Having a vagina shouldn’t be painful.

To My 13-Year-Old Self: I'm Sorry No One Taught You About Your Period

One day, when you’re twice your age, you’ll write a letter to yourself with all the things no one taught you about your period Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   10.3.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Melissa Garber is a sex-ed teacher, and she's here to answer your questions about the state of Sex Ed today.

We Asked A Sex-Ed Teacher About The State Of Sex Ed In America

It’s no secret that sex ed is a mess. Children are not getting the educations they need to thrive. STD rates are at an all-time high, many schools Read...
Gigi Engle    |   03.6.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Image CreditL Josh Applegate via Unsplash

Not Your Grandmother’s Religion: Why My Parochial Education Was A Big Fail

I spent nine years attending Catholic School. I’m pretty sure I would have been there for twelve if the grades offered went beyond the Junior High Read...
Judith Liebaert    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
Melissa asked my mom for a banana and said, “All of the ones at my house have condoms on them.”

First Love and Condom-Covered Bananas

Standing in the kitchen of my South Beach condo, I hear in my head what my mom said during my recent visit to California. “Be more vulnerable,” she Read...
Carina Ost    |   01.4.17   |   SHARE
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