Sex Ed Week in Review: Posters, Partners, and Sex Positivity

Kansas: Poster Sparks Anger, Leads to Opt-In Mandates In Sex Ed The passage of Senate Bill 376 would  mandate school districts to obtain signed permission slips from parents or guardians so their children could engage in human sexuality instruction. Anger over a poster brought the Bill to the floor after a student showed her father a picture of it. The… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Susan E. Stiritz, MBA, PhD, MSW

What project(s) in Sex Ed are you currently working on? After teaching sexuality courses for twelve years for the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis, I recently accepted a position as Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Sexuality Studies for the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. Traditionally, social… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Jessica Valladolid

What project in sex ed are you currently working on? I am a sex educator for Masakhane Center in Newark, NJ. I have worked with Covenant House, the local young adults homeless shelter, Renaissance House, an expectant mothers drug rehabilitation center, and several high schools as well as youth groups in the summer time. Masakhane… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Blythe Ulrich, MA, CHES

What project(s) are you currently working on in Sex Ed? Blythe Ulrich, MA, CHESUNC Horizons Blythe currently teaches a Women’s Health psycho-educational group at UNC Horizons, a gender specific substance abuse treatment program for pregnant women and women with children under age 12.  Topics included are anatomy, STI/HIV education and prevention, contraceptive education, body image, gender,… Read more »