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#sexual education

# sexual-education - Sunday 10 November, 2019

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'

Parents and teachers need to be better equipped to talk to young people about sex and relationships, Noeline Blackwell has said.

# sexual-education - Friday 29 December, 2017

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# sexual-education - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

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

# sexual-education - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

# sexual-education - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Is sexual education in Ireland out of date?

‘Schools use a very reactive model in relation to gender and sexuality identity because of uncertainty fears around school ethos and the reactions of parents’.

# sexual-education - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

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

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

# sexual-education - Monday 10 August, 2015

John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist Birds And Bees This post contains videos

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

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

# sexual-education - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Poll: Should porn be shown in the classroom as a part of sex ed? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# sexual-education - Friday 6 June, 2014

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice

One in five of those tested at the Gay Men’s Health Service clinic in Dublin last year received a diagnosis.

# sexual-education - Monday 25 March, 2013

Column: Young people deserve education on all sorts of relationships - threesomes included

Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has expressed outrage over a youth health charity offering advice on threesomes – but young people deserve access to open, balanced information on all types of sexual relationships, writes Genevieve Shanahan.