Sex education has historically been subject to many forces.
In the early 1960s, Purdue created an atmosphere that increased female students’ freedom, but only provided piecemeal sex education and counseling.
The purpose of sex education for most of the century was conservative.
These books and articles form an extensive syllabus with which to teach students about Obergefell v. Hodges.
It had taken fifty years to defeat the repressive, prudish and sexist ban on birth control.
Interview by Robert Self The schoolhouse has long been a crucible in the construction and contestation of “family values.” In Classroom Wars: Language, Sex and the Making of Modern Political Culture (Oxford, 2015), Natalia Mehlman Petrzela focuses on battles over sex education and bilingual education in order to chart how Californians […]
One of the most significant threads the “Institute of Sexology” unwinds is the intertwined development of sexology and ways female sexuality was perceived.