Our kids do not deserve to be misled. Abstinence-only and biology-based sex ed is sadly ineffective and lacking important information that teenagers need. Issues like consent, gender identity, boundaries, and healthy sexual choices need to be taught by those who have been trained to do so, or at the very least are willing to educate themselves in order to teach our teens.
Boys may be boys, but being a male doesn’t give anyone license to do whatever he may want to. Boys can be taught to respect girls and grow into men who respect women. Today, I had “the talk” with my 16-year old son. Not the sex talk– we’ve done that. No, the talk we had […]