Does Peer-Led Sex Education Work?

The main finding of a recent study out of the UK indicates that the peer-led program used in this trial had no effect on the number of teenage abortions. While the statistics of this study may indicate the peer-led sex education didn’t have a large impact on this study sample, I still believe it’s a valuable tool in the sex education arena.

Kinsey Institute In The News This Week

A while back I signed for Google News updates. This means that anytime the phrases “sexual health,” “Kinsey Institute,” “sexuality,” or “Kinsey” pop up in a news story, I get a daily digest e-mail about it. I think it helps me keep up with current news stories, important political actions on sexuality and sexual health, and things of this nature.

Hello From Mardi Gras In New Orleans!

I am down in New Orleans (NOLA for short) celebrating the end of the carnival season, or Mardi Gras, with my extended family. We’ve gone to quite a few parades, done our fair share of indulging in adult beverages (for those of us over 21; we keep it legal, kids), and filled trunks of our road-tired cars with beads and throws.

Celebrating The Kiss: Leonore Tiefer

Most of you have probably heard about the origins of Valentine’s Day as you were cutting out your paper hearts in elementary school or handing out little cards to all of your classes, but just in case you check out this website for a short refresher.