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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'
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# Smartphones

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

Nov 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,456 Views 23 Comments

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
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# Contraception

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

Dec 29th 2017, 11:00 PM 20,630 Views 73 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

Mar 30th 2017, 9:20 AM 18,607 Views 83 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

Oct 27th 2016, 9:47 AM 26,185 Views 98 Comments

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Is sexual education in Ireland out of date?
# SPHE
# SPHE

Is sexual education in Ireland out of date?

Oct 23rd 2016, 8:00 PM 26,185 Views 74 Comments

‘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'
# Stereotypes
# Stereotypes

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

Sep 13th 2016, 8:41 AM 11,441 Views 47 Comments

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
# Birds And Bees

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

Aug 10th 2015, 10:00 PM 20,973 Views 13 Comments

“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
# Your Say

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

Mar 24th 2015, 9:14 AM 19,048 Views 144 Comments

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
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice

Jun 6th 2014, 3:59 PM 11,622 Views 22 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 25th 2013, 1:00 PM 56 Views 81 Comments

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.