Sex education

Denying the importance of sex education isn’t just baffling, it’s downright dangerous

Last week the government ruled out the possibility of introducing compulsory sex and relationships education in all schools. David Cameron blocked calls to make SRE a statutory part of both primary and secondary teaching and provide specialist training for teachers required to deliver it. The recommendation was made following a report by the Education Select…

AAAAAARGH! Terrifying – The Purity Myth [trailer]

Check out the trailer for Jessica Valenti’s documentary based on her book, The Purity Myth. Jessica is the founder of US feminist wesbite Feministing. She wrote The Purity Myth back in 2009 as a response to the (American religious right-wing) cultural pressure on girls to abstain from sex before marriage. It covers the disturbingly deferential “purity…