CSE Curriculum Informs Salient Study about Sex Ed, Gender, and Youth Empowerment

The Center for Sex Education (CSE) curriculum, Streetwise to Sex-wise: Sexuality Education for High Risk Youth proves groundbreaking success in a research article published in the Journal of Sex Research titled Sexual Education, Gender Ideology, and Youth Sexual Empowerment.* In this seminal article, the authors highlight how Streetwise to Sex-wise incorporates unique and effective components of gender ideology,… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Amy Jo Goddard

What project in sex ed are you currently working on? I just launched my 6 month women’s sexuality program, The Sexually Empowered Life, in NYC. It’s designed to help women do deep work on their sexual selves and it uses a powerful combination of group coaching, education about the sexual body, self-exploration and more drawing… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Josephina Gil-Leyva

What project(s) are you currently working on in Sex Ed? Josephina Gil-LeyvaHealth Educator, PP of Central and Greater Northern NJ I work for Planned Parenthood. My current project is in Plainfield, NJ doing HIV education and implementing Effective Behavioral interventions by the CDC, VOICES/VOCES, and SISTA. Most of my work is done with young adult… Read more »

Why I Teach Sex Ed: Knowledge is Power

I am a firm believer the knowledge is power. Rachael Carlevale Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains www.pprm.org I am a firm believer that knowledge is power. Teaching comprehensive, medically accurate, age appropriate sex education: healthy relationships, contraception, pregnancy options- that knowledge is LIFE SAVING power.  I feel as a sex education instructor, I am enabling students to make… Read more »