Sex Education

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  • happens around adolescence
  • roughly ages 8-16 for girls; 10-17 for boys
  • changes in body hair, breast development, change in voice, hormonal production
  • estrogen for girls; androgen for boys
  • chance to explore who you are
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On the Penis

  • corpus cavernosum- two chambers that make a penis hard
  • corpus spongiosum- third chamber; encircles the urethra
  • urethra-pee hole
  • frenulum- flap of skin
  • blood pressure in a penis that is erect is way higher than the rest of the body
  • unwanted erections/woods
  • clean daily

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What's Realistic and What's Not

Porn Sex vs Real Sex- The Differences Explained With Food

In the Vagina

  • mons pubis- on top of pubic bone
  • labia minora-inner lips
  • labia majora-outer lips
  • clitoris- the hood
  • vestubilar bulbs- bulbs of clitoris
  • vagina- inside part of vulva
  • uterus- sits between the bladder and rectum
  • cervix-joins uterus and vagina
  • ovaries-stores eggs
  • urethra-pee hole

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • condoms are effective at preventing some STIs
  • STIs sometimes have no symptoms
  • HIV is still on the rise
  • antibiotic resistant gonorrhea
  • douching can lead to bacterial vaginosis and candida
  • chlamydia
  • trichomoniasis
  • chancroid
  • HPV; genital warts and cancer
  • genital herpes
  • hepatitis A, B, or C
  • syphilis
  • lice; pubic lice; head lice

STD/STI Resources

National Herpes Hotline

(919) 361-8488

National STD Hotline

(800) 227-8922


  • wait awhile before getting naked
  • monogamy (only works for some)
  • condoms
  • regular physical exams
  • blow jobs
  • muff diving
  • hand jobs
  • daily genital care


  • the pill
  • IUDs
  • NuvaRing
  • Depo-Provera
  • birth control implant
  • diaphragm
  • male condom
  • female condom; vaginal liner
  • spermicides
  • tubal ligation; both women & men
  • oral sex
  • hand jobs
  • natural family planning
  • emergency contraceptives
  • morning-after pills


  • heterosexual
  • homosexual
  • bisexual
  • asexual
  • pansexual
  • sexuality falls on a huge continuum
  • MORALITY has nothing to do with sexuality

Sexual Behaviors

  • sex is not simple; especially sex in relationships
  • sex is best when it's honest, caring, and fun
  • "vanilla" sex- masturbation, hand jobs, fingering, oral sex, and vaginal intercourse
  • "kink" sex- BDSM

What's Normal?

  • "normal" covers a vast horizon
  • different strokes for different folks
My Strange Addiction - Davecat
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Social Strains

  • pressures to engage in sexual activities
  • pressures to send nudes
  • pressures to engage in illegal activities
  • unplanned pregnancy
  • boys who are virgins don't have the courage to admit it
  • name calling; victim blaming
  • relationships with parents, peers, and partners change


Blaming The Victim by grace.chen
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Emotional Dangers

  • not many of us are still with the person we lost our virginity to
  • engaging in sexual activities while under the influence
  • loss of self-esteem; self-respect
  • girls with negative attitudes about sexuality; do it younger, with more partners, and in less committed relationships
  • "high-guilt" girls tend to grow up in families where the parents are less affectionate towards each other; come from more religious families v. less religious
  • boys may struggle with wet dreams and unwanted erections
  • getting naked can cause distress or embarrassment; vulnerable feeling about our bodies
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