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'Immediately After We Had Sex, He Stopped Talking To Me'

Posted 09.21.2013 | Teen

Throughout the months of September and October, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our...

Chinese Women Shed Taboo Through Sex Education

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In an unmarked room at a three-star hotel in downtown Shanghai, Ma Li teaches small groups of Chinese women about a topic that tr...

Teen Sex? It's Complicated.

Posted 09.21.2013 | Teen

When it comes to "teen sex," it seems like adults have a lot to say. From accusing you of being sexting crazy to declaring that you are having it less...

School District Decides Sex Education Might Actually Be A Good Thing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

In an effort to reduce teen birth rates, some schools in the Tulsa School District are planning to implement the unprecedented remedy of a sex educati...

Who's the Boss -- In Bed?

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

So how do you become the boss, commander and chief? The magician that makes the mundane disappear, the ordinary slip out of sight and pulls spirited romance out of your lover's hat? You.

Can't We All Just Leave Porn Alone?

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media
Roy Speckhardt

While the religious right's attempts to ban porn in America may be stalled for the moment, the fight to ban pornography recently made inroads across the pond.

Men and Sex -- The Real Truth

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 10.19.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Society, the male species included, needs a better, more accurate view of men and what they truly want from their mate -- both when the clothes are on and when naked.

Preparing for College: 5 Things Your Mother Never Told You About Your Vagina

Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park

College comes with big life changes that you need to be prepared for, but it's important to pay respect to your vagina as well.

How Do You Feel About Sex and Teenage Sleepovers?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 10.13.2013 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

It seems logical to me that the same way I try to teach my kids to exercise, sleep well and be good people, I would teach them to have healthy sex and sleep with other good people.

How Porn Sex Is Different From Real Sex

Posted 08.06.2013 | Women

It seems like common sense that sex in porn doesn't mirror what men and women do in their own, non-commercialized bedrooms. But this point gets really...

LOOK: A Sex Education Comic Book?

Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Since 2008, Saiya Miller and Liza Bley have held an open call for young people to create comics that address a variety of issues involved with sex edu...

California Teen Birth Rate Sees HUGE Drop, Report Says

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

California’s teen birth rate has dropped nearly 60 percent as a result of expanded sex education programs, according to a report released by the Cal...

What This Mother Has Lived To Regret

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My father told us daily, 'Children are to be seen and not heard.' So, when I had children I determined that they would be allowed to have minds of their own, and I let them know that their thoughts, opinions and ideas mattered. And then, I lived to regret it.

Fear Upon Fear for the Fourth of July

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

What is there to win? No woman wants to "win" by having to have an abortion. Do the primarily white male legislators fear losing control? Losing political contributions? Do men fear losing out to women who really do need freedom for health care of their own bodies?

Let's Talk About Sex

Pamela Barnes | Posted 09.02.2013 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

Unlike what its name suggests, World Population Day is not just a day about numbers -- it's about people. It's a day designated to reaffirm everyone's right to plan the families they want, not what their circumstances dictate.

Louie Gohmert Sounds Alarm On Soviet-Like Sex-Ed Programs

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is not a fan of sex education teaching because it reminds him of Russian schools under the Soviet Union, he said during a...

What I Wish Sex Ed Had Taught Me

Lilli Schussler | Posted 08.07.2013 | Teen
Lilli Schussler

I care about life not simply "happening" to me. And I think I'm not the only one. Mandating contraception education that truly equips adolescents to make choices about contraception is the goal we have been missing all along.

SURVEY: Sex Ed Lacking In China

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.06.2013 | World

Chinese parents are on board with the idea of having more sex education in their children’s schools, according to a recent survey in the Beijing New...

Family Planning 101: Delaying Marriage and Motherhood in India's Heartland

International Center for Research on Women | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
International Center for Research on Women

By Jennifer Abrahamson Uttar Pradesh, India - Shrimati is two years behind in her studies, a reflection of her circumstances, not her capacity to lea...

Dan Savage Explains Why Sex Education Must Include LGBTs

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices

(Warning: The above video contains graphic language.) Author and sex advice columnist Dan Savage, who recently asserted that gays are better at sex...

Teens Teach Teens Sex Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

A new university-led program is shaking up sex education in one Cleveland community. Kids are the sex education teachers in an after-school peer e...

Tennessee Students May Be Receiving A Questionable Sex Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Students in schools across Tennessee may be receiving sex education ridden with factually dubious claims. A recent sex education presentation at Hi...

Ask a Question: Restore a Life

Susan N. Wilson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Susan N. Wilson

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgEducation is important because when you have knowledge about a problem, you are also empowered with the knowledge to do something about that problem.

What Gender Doesn't Have to Do With Making Babies

Cory Silverberg | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Cory Silverberg

When I sat down to write What Makes a Baby, I didn't think gender would be the most controversial part. I thought that if anyone had a problem with the book it would be because I don't put a married heterosexual couple in the middle of the story. I should have known.

The Dangers Of Christian 'Marriage Worship'

Christian Piatt | Posted 07.25.2013 | Religion
Christian Piatt

We preach that marriage fixes everything, from sexual infidelity to general moral decline in our culture. But it hasn't, and the way we teach about it, it won't.