Spotlight on… Vandy Sex Educators!

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It is important that students are aware of the safety precautions and risks associated with having sex, so they can make healthy choices during their time at Vanderbilt and in the future. For this Campus-Community Connections Project, we decided to investigate the Sex Educators Club at Vanderbilt University. Continue reading

Why Don’t We Talk?

American culture is almost a paradox in the way that culture and media are so saturated with images of sex, and yet sex and sexuality are practically taboos. Many parents and adults labor under the delusion that if they don’t talk about or teach kids about sex, that they will not have any ideas about doing it. The documentary, Let’s Talk About Sex, exhibits how in some European cultures, sex is so much more easily talked about between parents and kids, as well as between kids. The society is much more accepting of teenagers’ sexuality, and their likeliness to engage in sexual behavior. This sort of openness is what American society should strive for. Continue reading