Sex Educator of the Week: Joann Schladale, MS, LMFT

What project(s) in Sex Ed are you currently working on?I serve on a national advisory council for research supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to create evidence-based curricula for a trauma informed approach to sex education for vulnerable children and teens. Additionally, I’m writing a book chapter entitled, “Encouraging Sexual Health in Youth With Problematic… Read more »

Sex Ed Week in Review: Trick or Treat!

October is Sex Education Month! Let’s talk to our youth about sex and sexuality! Planned Parenthood has posted a bunch of great resources to help parents and guardians reach out to their kids during Let’s Talk Month. The Sex Ed Store is chock full of activities, curricula, and books to assist in having conversations as… Read more »

Sex Ed Week in Review: International Edition

Beijing, China: In 1979, the Chinese government instituted the one child policy, which remains today. According to the State Family Planning Commission’s Science and Technology Research Institute, more than 13 million abortions occur in China annually, and according to Durex, 9% of sexually active people under 25 know how to use a condom. Li Yinhe, a… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Amber Brown

What project(s) are you currently working on in Sex Ed? This year, The SPECTRUM, the LGBTQA youth safe-haven I founded in 2006, turns 7 years old! I’ve done my best to provide hundreds of queer and allied youth with education, recreation and support. Helping them grow into sexually healthy adults is some of the most… Read more »