Spotlight on Zelaika Clarke, and the Necessity of Decolonizing Sex Ed

Here’s the next in our series of posts meant to prepare you for the National Sex Ed Conference. This week, we spotlight Zelaika Hepworth Clarke, Ph.D.—also known as the Jamerican Sexosopher—a sexologist and social worker who will be speaking about the decolonization of sexuality education. 1. Give me a bit of background. What keeps you busiest these days?… Read more »

Spotlight on Ryan Bronkema and Anonymity in the Classroom Environment

Continuing our efforts to get you fired up for the forthcoming National Sex Ed Conference, here’s another post spotlighting one of our conference presenters (you can find our previous presenter spotlight here). Ryan Bronkema, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the University of West Georgia where he teaches Counselor Education and College Student Affairs. He’ll be… Read more »

Why Comprehensive Sex Ed and Consent Education Go Hand in Hand

In the past few years, issues of consent—and a shift from “no means no” to “yes means “yes”—have placed consent education and rape prevention at the forefront of the sex ed debate. In 2014, Rolling Stone published “A Rape on Campus,” and then retracted the piece after many parts of the story were called into question. In… Read more »

Sex Ed News Roundup: 2014’s Best in Sex(Ed)

HuffPo’s Best and Worst in Sex List Another New Year, another “Best and Worst” list. But this is one we can get behind! Huffington Post ranked Louisiana State Rep. Patricia Smith’s quote, that “lack of sex education is ‘really a form of child abuse’” as the best Sex Ed moment of 2014. They argue that… Read more »