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#sex ed

# sex-ed - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul
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# Overhaul

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul

Jan 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,071 Views 89 Comments

A report launching today calls for a radical overhaul of how sex education is taught in both primary and secondary schools.

# sex-ed - Monday 19 November, 2018

Did you get a sex and consent guide like the one Emma Thompson penned for her daughter?
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# Sex Ed

Did you get a sex and consent guide like the one Emma Thompson penned for her daughter?

Nov 19th 2018, 10:35 AM 6,574 Views 2 Comments

“Ick is an unbelievably useful emotion.”

# sex-ed - Saturday 20 October, 2018

The A&F hazing incidents proves why all colleges should have consent classes
# DCU
# DCU

The A&F hazing incidents proves why all colleges should have consent classes

Oct 20th 2018, 6:30 PM 16,766 Views 28 Comments

If consent classes and real world sex ed have the power to reduce sexual assault, harassment and incidents of rape, then why the hell aren’t we doing it already?, asks Garreth MacNamee.

# sex-ed - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Let’s talk about how my mother used an episode of 'Malcolm In the Middle' to teach me about sex
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# Sex Ed

Let’s talk about how my mother used an episode of 'Malcolm In the Middle' to teach me about sex

Sep 11th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,399 Views 1 Comment

Irish sex education at its finest.

# sex-ed - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Twitter is revealing the most ridiculous misconceptions people have about the human body
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From The Daily Edge
# Sex Ed

Twitter is revealing the most ridiculous misconceptions people have about the human body

Sep 8th 2018, 8:00 PM 10,183 Views 0 Comments

For the love of…

# sex-ed - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

Aug 7th 2018, 3:45 PM 28,749 Views 63 Comments

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

# sex-ed - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times

Jul 5th 2018, 11:45 AM 13,612 Views 48 Comments

TDs and Senators pressed on if elements of sex education would be left out of the curriculum in Catholic schools.

# sex-ed - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'
# LGBTQ
# LGBTQ

'The sex ed that we have at the minute is clearly not working'

Jun 27th 2018, 4:21 PM 13,519 Views 73 Comments

LGBTQ+ groups have called on Varadkar to commit to funding the Sex Education Bill before Pride.

# sex-ed - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Education committee sex ed hearing delayed as not enough senators to reach quorum

Jun 12th 2018, 11:06 PM 10,343 Views 22 Comments

Among those due to give evidence were the Rape Crisis Network Ireland.

# sex-ed - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies
# Free Contraception
# Free Contraception

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies

May 16th 2018, 6:37 PM 24,876 Views 96 Comments

Consideration is also being given to the extension of the provision of the morning-after pill.

# sex-ed - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,442 Views 123 Comments

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

# sex-ed - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent?
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Poll: Have you ever spoken to your kids about consent?

Apr 3rd 2018, 5:56 PM 534 Views 0 Comments

Schools are set to introduce consent classes for the first time.

# sex-ed - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'
# LGBT
# LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,143 Views 96 Comments

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# sex-ed - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

Mar 30th 2017, 9:20 AM 18,608 Views 83 Comments

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

# sex-ed - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 633 Views 79 Comments

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

# sex-ed - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'
# Stereotypes
# Stereotypes

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Sep 13th 2016, 8:41 AM 11,534 Views 47 Comments

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

# sex-ed - Monday 10 August, 2015

John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist
# Birds And Bees
# Birds And Bees

John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist

Aug 10th 2015, 10:00 PM 20,985 Views 13 Comments

“The conversation that animals in zoos refuse to let you not have.”

# sex-ed - Friday 7 August, 2015

'I'd dump a girl if she had pubic hair': what teens think about sex
# Wax On Wax Off
From The Daily Edge
# Wax On Wax Off

'I'd dump a girl if she had pubic hair': what teens think about sex

Aug 7th 2015, 11:34 AM 11,757 Views 11 Comments

“It’s proper complicated, a fanny, ain’t it?”

# sex-ed - Sunday 26 July, 2015

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever
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From The Daily Edge
# Sex Cells

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever

Jul 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,330 Views 12 Comments

Are you fully versed in the birds and bees? Take the test.

# sex-ed - Sunday 19 July, 2015

12 facts about sperm everyone should know
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From The Daily Edge
# Swimmers

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Jul 19th 2015, 8:15 PM 277,677 Views 5 Comments

Class is in session.

# sex-ed - Sunday 5 July, 2015

12 things women want men to know about sex
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From The Daily Edge
# Sex Ed

12 things women want men to know about sex

Jul 5th 2015, 8:15 PM 254,022 Views 6 Comments

Don’t pat us on the head when we’re *down there*, for a start.

# sex-ed - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

A teenage girl was suspended for these incredibly spot-on answers to a sex ed quiz
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From The Daily Edge
# An Education

A teenage girl was suspended for these incredibly spot-on answers to a sex ed quiz

May 5th 2015, 7:39 PM 15,285 Views 5 Comments

“Condoms are gross, I hate them.” “So are babies.”

# sex-ed - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Poll: Should porn be shown in the classroom as a part of sex ed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should porn be shown in the classroom as a part of sex ed?

Mar 24th 2015, 9:14 AM 19,069 Views 144 Comments

It has been argued that children need to be educated on how to interpret it.

# sex-ed - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Irish people are sharing their bleak, bleak tales of Sex Ed on Twitter
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From The Daily Edge
# Irish Sex Ed

Irish people are sharing their bleak, bleak tales of Sex Ed on Twitter

Jan 28th 2015, 1:02 PM 22,880 Views 47 Comments

Nuns, Eurotrash and Queen all make an appearance.

# sex-ed - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?

Apr 15th 2014, 10:59 PM 17,768 Views 100 Comments

Useful? Cringey? Non-existent?

# sex-ed - Thursday 10 April, 2014

"I have my own willy, which can also double up as a towel-holder" - MEP's sex ed video is surprisingly instructive
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# Local Erections

"I have my own willy, which can also double up as a towel-holder" - MEP's sex ed video is surprisingly instructive

Apr 10th 2014, 10:25 PM 44,523 Views 31 Comments

Don’t we all?

# sex-ed - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools

Mar 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 57 Views 36 Comments

Early relationships and sexual adventures – or the choice to avoid them – can have a formative effect both on a personality and on a life. As such, young people need access to consistent sex education, writes Aaron McKenna.

# sex-ed - Friday 15 November, 2013

Trinity's 'sex toy' sculpture gets a visit from the Government (NSFW)
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From The Daily Edge
# Sex Ed

Trinity's 'sex toy' sculpture gets a visit from the Government (NSFW)

Nov 15th 2013, 4:07 PM 3,347 Views 1 Comment

In the form of Education Minister Ruairi Quinn.