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Unprotected Sex Leads to an Increase in Pregnancy, Social Discrimination and Disease

- Unprotected sex is becoming increasingly common today which brings an increase in the risks of the effects; including pregnancy, social discrimination, and various diseases. The majority of unprotected sex is acted upon within teenagers. However, adults act upon this feat as well. While performing sexual proceedings, you use a condom to prevent the corrupting effects due to unprotected sex from happening to you. In the absence of using a condom, the effects are amplified. Most people are aware of the consequences of unprotected sex, although, the choice of using a condom to protect you during sexual intercourse is still not always the prevailing decision....   [tags: Unprotected sex, sexuality, STIs, pregnancy,]

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The Risks of Unprotected Sex

- The Risk of Unprotected Sex Most teens do not think twice about indulging in unprotected sex, and doing it could be very dangerous to their health, and cause big changes in their lives and the lives of their families. Not thinking before they give in to the pressures of indulging in unprotected sex, they fail to realize the potential problems that unprotected sex will cause. Some teenagers do not want to have sex, but doing so will keep them in good standings with his or her significant other....   [tags: Sexual Education]

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Teen Pregnancy And Unprotected Sex Among Adolescents

- ... The rise of technology and social media has widened the exposure to teens and the intervention needed to account for those factors (Walsh-Buhi et al., 2016). A threat includes any future consequence related to having risky sex, such as obtaining a sexually transmitted disease (STD). The Organization 's Mission: The University of Florida: College of Public Health is the organization that developed and executed the intervention in this case. Their mission statement is "to preserve, promote, and improve the health and well-being of populations, communities, and individuals" (College of Public Health and Health Professions, 2016)....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education, Birth control]

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Dangerous Games and Unprotected Sex Among Teenagers

- Children, teenagers, and even adults at times, are known to engage in some fairly dangerous behaviors. Children and teens appear to be in these situations more so than others. Many people have opinions as to why this is. Some say they don’t know any better and that’s how they learn. Others say it’s due to where their brain is developmentally. This paper will begin by briefly looking at what some of these behaviors are and the various reasons behind there occurrence. The main behavior that will be focused on is auto erotic asphyxiation....   [tags: risky choices, chubby bunny]

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The Rising of HIV/AIDS in the United States Population

- In 1991, the world learned that one of the most iconic players in the history of basketball had tested positive for HIV (Johnson). Earvin “Magic” Johnson stood with his wife by his side and announced to the world that he had contracted this disease as a result of having unprotected sex. Johnson stated that he contracted disease from having unprotected sex and because of this, he now has to live with a disease that has changed his entire life (Johnson). During this time, many people were uneducated about the disease and some were afraid to be in contact with anyone carrying the virus....   [tags: Unprotected Sex, Sharing Needles]

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What Can Schools Do to Prevent Teen Pregnancy?

- Risking The Future Introduction: To begin, societies have changed over the centuries. However, childbirth has not changed and children are still being born today the same way they have for several decades. One can remember a time when teenage pregnancy was a disgrace. When an adolescent girl became pregnant, she was either sent away until the baby was born or the baby was given up for adoption. Often times the baby was even raised as a sibling to its own mother. The other alternative for this situation was that the young man who fathered the child would marry the young pregnant mother....   [tags: adolescents, unprotected sex, childbirth]

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Domestic and Internationa Adoption: A look at Adopting a Child or Adopting Out a Child

- Adoption The “Love of My Life” is a brief story about a college couple’s love for each other. Unfortunately, they had unprotected sex. Instead of considering another way out, the girl insisted that her boyfriend throw the infant in a dumpster and leave it to die. Instead of leaving the infant to die, she should have put the baby up for adoption for another family. If she would have done that, a family who either could not have children, or just liked the idea of adoption, could have adopted the child....   [tags: unprotected sex, abortion, orphan]

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Sex Education in the United States

- Many sexually active teens are never educated on the dangers of unprotected sex, because their schools do not teach this kind of education. Could changing this lead to less sexually transmitted infections or teenage pregnancy. Teaching options could ensure more safety to teenagers. Should sex education be taught in public schools in the United States, and if so, what kind of education is the best choice for today’s teenagers. There are three basic types of sex education. The most widely spoken about and taught is called abstinence based sex education....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Why is sex education important. It helps students of a variety of generations grasp the information they need about the dangers of sex. 46% of high school students in the United States have had sex and are putting themselves at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection, pregnancy, and sexual transmitted diseases. The National Human Immunodeficiency Virus plan for the United States of America recommends educating students as well as young adults about Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection before they begin having sex, which places the young adults at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus....   [tags: informs students on the dangers of sex]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Sex education should be increased in schools. Nearly one million women under the age of 20 get pregnant each year. That means 2800 women get pregnant each day. If students are educated about the effects sex has on their lives, it lessens their chance of having children at an early age. Knowledge about sex can also lessen the chance of kids receiving STDS. First of all, the main reason children have sex prematurely is because they are curious. Students lack knowledge about sex because they haven’t been taught about it, however, when children know the consequences behind their actions and the risks they are taking they less likely to want to have sex....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Mandatory Sex Education Classes

- “Arizona is rated the fourth highest state for teen pregnancy for ages 15-19 years old. For every 1,000 girls 70 teens are pregnant. Also, Arizona is ranked 16th highest state for syphilis, as well as 11th highest state for chlamydia. In the state of Arizona, 406 people out of 100,000 have reported consuming an STD. The average national rate of STD cases reported for every 100,000 people is 348” (Innes). From the look of these statistics the state of Arizona has a problem with teen pregnancy and STD’s....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- ... 60 percent reduced unprotected sex.” (“Comprehensive Sex Education”) The students who were in the sex education courses used the information and actually listened to the information they were being taught. I believe that learning about sexually transmitted diseases and the risks of pregnancy can help lower the number of teens who have sex. It is a necessity to have comprehensive sex education courses because the students need to learn about the risks of sex as well as how to practice safe sex....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex Education And Its Effects On Children

- Sex education is a very basic term used to describe a wide range of programs which aim to impart graphic, detailed, sexual information to our children” (Sex Education). During a sex education course, there could be topics discussed that include sexual health, sexual reproduction, and sexuality. When talking to teenagers about these subject matters, the topic can make parents feel very awkward and uncomfortable. Because of this, parents might be very vague in talking with their children about sex, and possibly might not talk about it at all with them....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexuality]

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The Causes and Effects of Unsafe Sex

- Introduction The purpose of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and analyze the topic of the causes and effects of unsafe sex in teenagers. Specifically, it will discuss causes, including media and peers, and some effects, including sexually transmitted diseases, (STDs) and unwanted pregnancy. Teenagers who practice unsafe sex are playing with a time bomb that could go off at any time. With the advent of easily accessible birth control and condoms, there are no more excuses for practicing unsafe sex that can cause an unwanted pregnancy or even death by disease....   [tags: cause and effect essays, teen pregnancy, teen sex]

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Sex Education in Schools

- Sex Education is Important for Students in Schools Prevention is always better than the cure”-but how can we help our future citizens; the teenagers to be cured from early sex and unwanted pregnancy when they do not know even about the preventions. Sex education, the students of most of the Asian countries do not even know about this subject, when the teenagers of the western countries are becoming more aware of having safe sex as well as their lives. Teenage sex, abortion, HIV patients and last but not least suicide cases are increasing day by day in the countries of the continent Asia....   [tags: Sex Ed, Education, Safety, Protection]

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When Should Sex Eduacation Be Taught?

- Sex is a word that means many different things to people across America and even the world. The word sex also initiates a series of questions. One of the major questions about sex that does arise is, should sex education be taught to children at a very young age. The answer to this conflicting question is yes. If schools taught sex to children starting at the age of seven, it could highly change the way that sex is having a negative impact on our world. Kids need to know that having sex is wrong....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- According to Guttmacher, “Many sexually experienced teens (46% of males and 33% of females) do not receive formal instruction about contraception before they first have sex.”(1) This means that many teens are participating in sexual activity unaware of how to have sex safely and how sex effects them. Students are not getting educated by a certified adult, but they are simply going by what they learned from an older sibling or friend. Not only are their peers telling them, but the media and Hollywood glorify sex without showing its risks....   [tags: Birth control, Sex education, Sexual intercourse]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- ... Also, teenagers should learn about any emergency contraceptives they are able to take. For example, Plan B (also known as the morning after pill), can be used the day after unprotected sex to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Teenagers should be taught how to properly use birth control and the different options they have. Sexually transmitted diseases can be dangerous and harmful to the body which is why sex education should be taught in schools. There are a few different levels of seriousness of sexually transmitted diseases....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Should Sex Education Be Taught?

- In today’s school systems, students are taught the basics: math, history, language arts, and science. However, what they are also “taught” is sex education. Currently, when people think of how they were taught sex education in high school, most would say something along the lines of that they were taught the anatomy, and they were taught to never actually use it. This approach to sex education has been going on for decades, and despite being proven unsuccessful countless times, continues to be taught in this fashion because this is what makes the people happy....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, AIDS, Education]

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Sex Education : A Hot Topic Of Debate

- Sex Education in Our Schools Sex education in our schools has been a hot topic of debate for decades. The main point in question has been whether to utilize comprehensive sex education or abstinence-only curriculum to educate our youth. The popularity of abstinence-only curriculum over the last couple of decades has grown largely due to the United States government passing a law to give funding to states that teach the abstinence-only approach to sex education. But not teaching our children about sex and sexuality is not giving them the information they need to make well educated decisions....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Why I Support Sex Education

- Sex education should be increased in schools. If students are educated about the effects sex has on their lives, it lessens their chance of having children at an early age. Knowledge about sex also lessens the chance of kids receiving STDS. First of all, the main reason children have sex prematurely is because they are curious. Students lack knowledge about sex because they haven’t been taught about it, however, when children know the consequences behind their actions and the risks they are taking they are less likely to want to have sex....   [tags: Sex education, USA, argumentative, persuasive]

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Pros and Cons of a Teenage Same-sex Relationship

- Although same-sex teenage relationships were looked down on before and were not common, today many teens are in a same-sex relationship. This is critical to developing sexual and social identities. In this paper, readers will learn the ups and downs of teenagers in a world of relationships and sexuality. Growing up in a home with parents of the same sex is viewed in negative ways to a lot of people, but studies show that a child is well adjusted to being raised under a roof with parents of the same sex just as well as a child with a male and female parent under the same roof....   [tags: legal issues, same sex]

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The History of Sex in the Media and Present Day Implications

- When I was first given this assignment it made me a bit uneasy. I was nervous about writing an extended essay on one particular topic. Being that there are so many social issues that need to be brought to light I was having a little trouble sticking to just one. However, with some guidance and encouragement I decided to finally settle with the issue of sex in the media. Within this extended essay I will attempt to shine light on the history of sex in advertisement and examples of different ads, prove sex sells any and everything, the role the media plays in our youth’s lives and creates hyperactive sexual development in children between thirteen and seventeen years old and how the media degr...   [tags: Sex and Media, argumentative, persuasive]

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High Teen Pregnancy Rate: Comprehensive Sex Education at Fault?

- In May 2006 the silence cries of Kaylib Neal began to fill the delivery room as young Kizzy Neal slightly tilts her head with the energy she has left to take a glace at her new son. Although this moment is one of the happiest times of Kizzys life, she still wishes she could have waited to experience this moment at a later time in her life. At the age of only thirteen, Kizzy is one among the thousands of teenage girls who become pregnant each year in the United States. According to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 34% percent of young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Public Schools Must Provide Comprehensive Sex Education

- “Each year, U.S. teens experience as many as 850,000 pregnancies, and youth under age 25 experience about 9.1 million sexually transmitted infections (STIs)” (McKeon). Clearly this shows us that teens are sexually active, yet the school systems refuse to effectively educate our youth on what being sexually active fully entails. Sex education can be approached in two different ways; comprehensive and abstinence only. Comprehensive sex education “addresses both abstinence and age-appropriate, medically accurate information about contraception....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sex Education Is The Single Most Controversial Debate

- Sex education has been the single most controversial debate in the United States education systems within the past few decades, but was first introduced as early as 1905 where there was a rally for sex education within schools in attempts to eradicate venereal disease (The Beginning of Sex Education in the U.S.: A Historical Perspective). There was not much support at this time though, until the 1980’s when there was the HIV/AID’s epidemic. This was when more people became aware of what was growing and tried figuring out how to put a stop to it, and quick....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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Health Education: The Consequences of Unprotected Sexual Activity

- ... They help other who have been effected with such illnesses on how to stabilize themselves, and how they can still integrate themselves into an ordinary life in society and how they properly have intercourse without harming the other person. They help a variety of people specially the young-ins for they need more education on this topic due to their hormonal rage that is surging through their body, health educators can help them cope with these emotions and how to correctly proceed with their actions.Many educators help with supplying others with health information and how to contact clinics and other organizations that have a greater knowledge on certain health topics....   [tags: unwanted diseases, pregnancy]

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Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools

- Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools Today Alice was a normal sixteen year old; she loved school, her family and her boyfriend. She was having a blast during her Junior year, until the day she found out about the "accident". Alice and her boyfriend ,Brad, had been together for over two years, and they planned to get married. Both of them felt they were ready to have sex. However, neither of them knew anything about birth control or the dangers of having unprotected sex. What they knew about sex they had learned from watching television and from what their friends had told them....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sex Education in School

- Sex Education in School Just say no, or say nothing at all. Either live by the word of the Christian God, or live with disease and unsupportable families. In current abstinence-only sexual education, this is the choice the nation gives to young people about their private sexuality. Clear concise facts have given way to horrifying lectures of the fictional evils of sexual behavior that falls outside the lines drawn by the right wing and the Pope. These tactics do not educate and only damage adolescents and their budding sexuality....   [tags: Papers Sex Ed Religion Schools Essays]

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Sex Is The Issue Of Sex

- In society today one of the most taboo subjects is communicating with our children about sex also attempting to educate them about it. This chapter presented an outlook on life in reference to growing up with challenges and obstacles that would be conveyed over into adolescence. Parents believe that discussing sex would just be a lenient way to give a child a pass to experiment. Subsequently, the horrible truth is experimentation will happen regardless. The outcome of the children being uneducated on the subject of sex can result in teen parenting....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Importance of Sex Education Abortion at the age of sixteen is not an uncommon procedure in today's society. AAAAA is a sixteen year old girl who already went through having an abortion. She had just finished her sophomore year of high school when this occurred. This girl had her life together when it came to academics because she was at the top of her classes and wanted to further her education to a college degree. The moment she found out she was pregnant, she knew that everything would be put on hold....   [tags: abortion, teachers, curriculum, sex]

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The Rights Of Same Sex Couple Marriage

- ... Homosexual couple has tried very hard to prove that they can raise the kid just as the same as everybody. Base of Medical Daily sources gay couple cannot have an unexpected pregnancy. It does not matter if it is adoption or surrogate parent methods; they plan it very carefully before making any drastic decision. The information on the Gay Marriage organization in June 2014, a collected data from University of Melbourne presents that children score higher than 6 percent compare to children under tradition parent on well-being and family cohesion....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Let 's Talk About Sex Education

- ... Another study that is favored by abstinence-only supporters is a study that was done in 2001 whose results show that students who pledge abstinence have a longer period of waiting for sex than students who didn’t pledge abstinence. The only piece of information that those in favor for abstinence-only programs forget to mention about the results is “it appears that pledges of virginity have particular power only when those making the pledge feel they are part of a select group” (Collins, Alagiri, and Summers 9)....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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The Importance of Sex Educations in Schools

- ... Without this type of connection being made between parents and teens it becomes that much more difficult for teen to reach out to adults when they are thinking about possibly becoming sexually active. If this connection is established then when in the initial sexual education class teens will not be as taken back and frighten by sex and the cold hard facts about what can happen to you if you decide to have sex and are not careful. Inside the classroom all facts (no matter how graphic or embarrassing some people may think they are) should be discussed....   [tags: healthy, abstience, pregnancies, infections]

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Should Sex Work Be Legalized?

- ... According the UNAIDS in their “Ending the AIDS Epidemic” report, sex workers account for one third of all new HIV/AIDS infections. This high rate is caused by sex worker’s inability to wear condoms coupled with the abuse that clients show towards the workers themselves. Once a sex worker becomes infected, he or she will continue to have sex and endanger other people by spreading the disease. Sex workers should be given the right to protect themselves rather than be forced to hide and not use condoms for the fear of arrest....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Sexually transmitted disease]

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Sex Education At High School

- ... The only thing I remember learning about was condom use specifically, and how to put it using a banana, however, this did not seem relevant as condoms are not designed to put on bananas, they are meant to be put on a penis. I also remember learning about sexually transmitted diseases, except I only remember being told that most of these diseases are extremely dangerous and devastating, and if felt as if we were being scared out of having sex in order to avoid catching diseases. I do not remember ever being taught about the treatment of these diseases....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Criminalizing Prostitution and Buying Sex

- ... The reasoning is that by criminalising the sex-buyer demand would decrease which would lead to a decrease in trafficking. Trafficked prostitutes would be more likely to seek help and get out of prostitution as they will not be prosecuted for selling sexual services. It hoped that the fear of arrest and increased public stigma would lead men to change their sexual behaviour. The government also hoped that the law would force prostitutes in Sweden to find other work opportunities. Lastly, the government hoped that the law would eliminate trafficking and the presence of migrant sex workers....   [tags: human trafficking, female empowerment]

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Sex Education in High School

- Teen pregnancies and the rate at which young individuals are getting sexually transmitted diseases are increasing daily. If public schools implemented a distribution of condoms, it would promote safe sex, teach responsibility and help lower teen pregnancy rates. Therefore it is my belief that condoms should be distributed in high school. This can also help decrease the amount of teens dealing with issues at a young age. Something more needs to be done in order to prevent high school students from finding out the hard way and the harsh consequences that unsafe sex can bring about....   [tags: pregnancy, std, contraception]

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Sex Is No Right Age?

- ... For this reason today sex is published everywhere and is talked about on a daily basis. It is deplorable that sex in poor taste is exploited to advertise certain products and service. Couples or unaccompanied people are now being encouraged to have sex because they see it in magazines, books, and on television. The public wants us to believe sex is not a big deal and that is exactly what is promoted. Teens are now harming their values, because when it comes to sex emotionally it’s a risk you take....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Sex Education Should Be Taught

- Many schools are now including sexual education in their required curriculum. Sex education can be taught to all grades, senior though preschool although this is more focused on middle to high school ages. Planned parenthood helps push sex education into school and suggests that school teach this to the middle school and high school students. This would help the student in the long run with the many unanswered question that could be to embarrassing to ask the parents. The youth are being more sexualized earlier in life; this could help with all the questions left unanswered that teens have....   [tags: High school, Education, Teenage pregnancy]

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Sex Abstinence and your Future

- ... As teenagers many of us don’t understand the importance of abstinence especially now that we have media influence and peer pressure but the truth is that being bullied and being grief stricken is not cool. Disadvantages of not practicing abstinence are transmission of diseases, such as ‎chlamydia, gonorrhea, ‎genital herpes and HIV/AIDS, unplanned or unwanted pregnancies or even emotional scarring from living in a promiscuous fashion. All of these problems will follow you for the rest of your life....   [tags: outercourse, chlamydia, gonorrhea]

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Sex and Relationship Education (SRE)

- Sex and relationship education (SRE) is supporting children through their moral, physical and psychological aspects of growing up to be an adult, and making sure they have knowledge on relationships, sex, human sexuality and sexual health (Sex Education Forum, 2010). There are three main elements in SRE, the first element is attitudes and values, which is about developing positive values and be able to consider moral issues before they make their decisions on having intercourse (Kirby, 2007). The second element is personal and social skills, which is about teaching children to have the confidence to value themselves and others to become respectful for individual conscience and the skills to...   [tags: human sexuality and sexual health]

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Sex Protection And Sexual Protection

- ... (Group 1 was called the confident abstainers, this group was characterized by a firm dislike of premarital sex, casual sex, and pornography) and made up less than a quarter of the study (Willoughby, 2012). The second group was the technical abstainers who were not often sexually active but reported, (high levels pornography use and non-intercourse sexual activity” this was 17% of the total group) (Willoughby, 2012). The third group was the average engagers and characterized by their engagement in sex to be on average with the national rate (Willoughby, 2012)....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Sex, Pregnancy, And Stds

- ... Generation after generation are having to use government assistance. One of the ways this can be prevented is to get more on bored with changing times. Education needs to be on the top of the list. Everyone needs to get on the same page with topics such as birth control and condoms. People seem to think that babies can be prevented if we don 't bring up the topic of sex to our children. Wrong. Kids will find out about sex. They will learn information from their friends, the internet, movies, television,ect....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Unsafe Sex

- I. THE SUBJECT(S): This plan/proposal will be directed at youths ranging from 12-18. It is not gender specific and covers all demographics. The subjects are presumably healthy and well-adjusted individuals except they are participating in a risky sexual practice. The behavior in question is the undertaking of unprotected homosexual or heterosexual consensual sex. There is a host of issues that stem from this action including sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and unwanted teenage pregnancy....   [tags: teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases]

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Unsafe Sex Is The Worst Sex

- Unsafe Sex is the Worst Sex Viona Joseph Section: 0288 TA: Josh Crosby September 19, 2014 In today’s American society, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) also known as sexually transmitted diseases, still remain as a growing sexual health burden. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2001, one in five people in the U.S. were infected by a sexually transmitted disease. The CDC also estimated that every year 15 million people in the U.S. will be infected by a sexually transmitted infection....   [tags: Sexually transmitted disease]

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Same-Sex Teenage Relationships

- Same-sex teenage relationships were not well perceived by many people not too long ago, but many teens today are in that kind of relationship seems that teens are exploring their sexuality. One in ten teens has a same-sex relationship. (Reuters Health) These teens experience the bullying, bashing, and slurs of being in a same-sex relationship, because of their sexuality. Gay bashing and gay bullying is verbal or physical abuse against a person who is perceived by the aggressive to be gay, lesbian, or bisexual, including persons who are actually heterosexual or of non-specific or unknown sexual orientation....   [tags: bullying, gay, stereotype]

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The Importance of Educating Children on Premarital Sex

- Many people expect for their children to wait until marriage before they engage in sexual activities. The reality is, today 75 percent of both American men and woman have had premarital sex by the age of 20 (Potter). As teens go through puberty, their hormones increase and make them more likely to want to engage in sex going to have sex regardless of what their parents tell them to do which is why I believe that age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education programs are important to have in school....   [tags: stds, contraception, abstinence]

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Where Are We Going With Sex Education?

- ... Teen pregnancies are a huge burden on the American education and healthcare systems. The unplanned and unwanted pregnancy not only put a burden on the teen mother but also on the society as it continues to grow. Transmitted STD’S STD’s are transmitted almost entirely through sexual intercourse with an infected human being. Most germs that cause STD’s die quickly outside of the human body. Being extremely careful when it comes to sexual activity, transmitted diseases are caused by unsafe strategies and incautious people....   [tags: Human sexual behavior]

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Sex And Teenage Pregnancy : Sexually Transmitted Infections

- Although significant progress has been made over the last few years in the United States regarding the rates of unprotected sex and teenage pregnancy, it is still a huge ongoing issue that needs to be resolved. The reported cases of sexually transmitted infections from unprotected sex have been drastically increasing over the years because schools are not educating young people, those who are most affected by this issue. To resolve this on-going issue of risky sexual behavior, programs are being implemented in high schools to provide students with information about how to be safe while engaging in sexual activity and how to avoid STIs and unintended pregnancies....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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The Space Of A Pharmacy Operates On Gender, Sex, And Sexuality

- ... What does that mean. This is a societal issue that has been constructed by the way people calculate the possibility of awkwardness or being judged during the transaction. Although this is a societal issue, retailers also play a role in making transactions awkward. Many retailers have noticed that condoms and other sex related merchandise are among the top most shoplifted items. We can infer that it is not only because of the price of these items but that the awkwardness of transactions also plays at least some role in these statistics....   [tags: Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Countering the Culture of Sex

- Countering the Culture of Sex Over the past twenty years teenage pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases between teenagers have been growing problems in the United States. In two articles, “Countering the Culture of Sex,” by Ellen Goodman and “Moms have strong impact on teen sexual activity,” by Daniel B. Wood solutions are brought as to how we can solve these growing problems. One text spends its time picking at the media, while the other shines the light on parents and guardians....   [tags: Teen Pregnancy Ellen Goodman Essays]

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Sex Education Is The Teaching Of Sexual Activity And Sexual Relationships

- ... What will we do with all these babies. Our country is already beginning to be a little to crowded and overpopulated. Don’t forget about the increasing amount of teenagers and young adults that will have and be transmitting sexually diseases. Again I ask what should we do with all these people. Well let me tell you. We pay taxes to fix most of the things that are wrong in our government and society. So those taxes should go towards funding to put all the babies and their parents on an island....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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College Sex: The Consequences of a Drunken Night’s Endeavors

- College Sex: The Consequences of a Drunken Night’s Endeavors We have all heard, read, or been involved with this phenomenon called college sex. It has become an aspect of the whole “college experience” in North American colleges. In one study conducted by Amanda Hollman and Alan Sillars ,with students from a public university from northwestern United States, about “70–80% of college students in some samples reported sexual hookups”. We have now established that casual sex among college students is quiet frequent, but what exactly is college sex....   [tags: Alcohol, Pregnancy]

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Implementation of Comprehensive Sex Education in High School

- ... The fundamentals of a Comprehensive Sexuality Education are as follows: to acquire accurate information on sexual and reproductive rights, information to dispel myths, references to resources and services, develop life skills such as critical thinking, communication and negotiation skills, self-development skills, decision making skills, sense of self, confidence, assertiveness, ability to take responsibility, ability to ask questions and seek help, nurture positive attitudes and values, open-mindedness, and positive attitude toward their sexual and reproductive health....   [tags: curriculum, contraception, abstinence]

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Implementing Sex Education in Middle and Elementary School

- ... Dr. Ted Feinberg in “NBC News report” said “We need to why (increase in STD’s statistics have been so high on the ages under 22) and help our kids to be more responsible”. The desire to discover, explore, and know more about the sexual factors that triggers certain behaviors is completely common; however, protection should be a part of this exploration process. Male and vaginal condoms, birth control pills, diaphragms, and rhythm method should be part of education that is provided at schools....   [tags: strategy, tools, sexual]

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Understanding Sex And Sexuality : The South Is Beyond A Challenge

- Understanding sex and sexuality in the South is beyond a challenge. Those wanting to explore these concepts are met with rigid, religious traditions and ignorant, bigots who perpetuate the ideals of the stubborn South. This is especially difficult for the youth of the South who are still trying to find themselves and navigate the trials and tribulations of life.The protagonists of both Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones and Jim Grimsley’s Dream Boy come from two contrasting backgrounds yet, both share the same struggles of understanding themselves and their sexuality and coming to terms with their sexuality....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Hiv / Aids Education And Promotion Of Safe Sex

- ... A primary objective should be to make them available in places where the vulnerable groups can find them easily and conveniently. Free condom boxes may be located in pharmacies, university halls, streets and at work places with the slogan “It can save your life”. In addition, most people are usually shy and may not ask for condoms or get them in public so distribution should also include areas where people can acquire them privately. In South Africa, although it only represents a small increase per person, the government increased condom distribution by 60% from 308.5 million to 495 million between 2007 and 2010 (AVERT, para....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Condom, Sexual intercourse]

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The Pressures of Having Sex

- The Pressures of Having Sex Reminiscing about my high school days I can remember the pressure there was to have sex. Within the male high school community, having sex was a “right of passage”. As we all know this attitude was very wrong. There are many issues that affect young people these days. One of these one in three sexually active people will have contracted an STD. The numbers about other birth control methods don’t lie either. Eight to nine percent of adolescents used a condom always for STD prevention and seventeen percent used a condom to prevent contraception....   [tags: Papers]

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Sex Who Needs It

- Sex Who Needs It I've found the past couple of years to be an eye opener in the world of sexual experiences. I'm not necessarily referring to my own experiences, but those of society in general. There was a time when more smart-conscious decisions were made relating to sexual relationships. But times have changed. The pillars that hold up our individual sexual values have started to crumble. No longer can we create our own standards without feeling ostracized by the society that forms the standards for us....   [tags: essays papers]

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Goodman’s Countering the Culture of Sex

- Goodman’s Countering the Culture of Sex In this essay I will discuss the effectiveness of Goodman’s Countering the Culture of Sex. I will argue Goodman’s beliefs on sex and cautions she mentions through the text on underage/unprotected sex, the experiences I have witnessed and been through; and how that effects my beliefs, and suggest some things that could have made this argument more convincing to the intended audience. Countering the Culture of Sex convinces one to change his or her beliefs on pre-marital sex and unprotected sex because the arguments made are based upon fact and other opinions and realities....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis Pregnancy Essays]

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Public Schools - Sex Education in the Classroom

- Sex Education in the Classroom         Teenage unplanned pregnancies continue to increase and the Aids epidemic is still wiping out entire populations rapidly worldwide. Here in the United States we hear little about the ongoing battle that is being fought between parents, educators and government officials, with the outcome having a significant impact on our children's lives. Programs that teach sex education in the classroom and promote distribution of condoms are constantly under siege by radical groups who believe very strongly in their religious teachings and choose to ignore the truth....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Widespread Ignorance About Safe Sex

- Widespread Ignorance About Safe Sex Yet among India's 300 million young people ages 10 to 24, recent studies show that premarital sex is increasingly common. A 2001 study conducted in Delhi and the Lucknow (capital of India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh) by the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare shows that some 15 percent of young people engage in premarital sex, even though Indian society regards sex before marriage as deviant behavior. The study, which included grade school and college students, also revealed that despite a growing HIV/AIDS epidemic, many young people have unprotected sex....   [tags: Papers]

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Sex Education : A Wide Topic That Carries The Knowledge About All Issues And Activities

- Melissa Decker 0394138 October 11, 2015 Sex education Sex education is a wide topic that carries the knowledge about all issues and activities that are associated with sex. Among the sexual activities that form crucial par in sex education, include the reproduction process, the conjugal act, reproductive rights and responsibilities, abstinence, the utilization of contraceptives among other issues (Rosen, Nancy and Scott 6). Sex education is among the critical issues that that attracts debates in not only homes but also in schools....   [tags: Sexually transmitted disease]

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Sex and the Middle Schooler

- A parent does not want to think about their little middle schooler having sex. It is not possible. They are too young at this age. We all want to think this. Are middle schoolers really having sex. If so, what should we (parents, teachers, etc.) do about it. The media talks about preteens and teens and sex but how close is this to the truth. We have heard about rainbow parties in which girls would wear different colors of lipstick and take turns servicing a boy until they left rainbow rings with their lipstick (Young, 2006)....   [tags: media, sexual partners, intercourse]

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Trying to Overcome their Sexual Addiction or Dependency

- In the article Is Sex Addiction or Sin by Mary Voboril, she shares a story about Bill R, a South Floridian. “I couldn't walk out and get a quart of milk at 8 a.m. without thinking about it…This was not, however, your usual drug. The addictive agent here was sex, promiscuous, anonymous sex with literally hundreds of partners. For Bill R., resisting junk sex was like asking an advanced alcoholic to put down the day's first drink. I was constantly preoccupied with sex or in the act of sex or feeling guilt and shame for having been in the act of sex....   [tags: std, sex addiction, promiscuous sex]

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The Negative Impact of Sexual Content in the Media

- Since birth human behaviour is influenced by what the individual sees and there surroundings, this influence is greatest at a young age and fades as the individual grows in age, but never completely goes away. In today’s society where sex is something that is openly broadcasted in order to promote everything from products to television shows, sex is something that the youth of today are exposed to from an early age. But what effects can this exposure at such a vulnerable stage in life cause. Early exposure to sexual content can increase the likeliness of youth participating in sexual activity by the large amount that they are exposed too, the glorification of sex, the lack of regulation of s...   [tags: Sex and Media, Sex in Media, Internet]

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Abstinence-Only Based Curricula in Public Schools

- The foundation of the abstinence-only policy was laid in 1981 under President Regan when the United States Congress passed the Adolescent Family Life Act (AFLA) administered by the Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Programs (OAPP) (Denny, 2006). The main purpose of this this proposal was to keep sexual relationships until marriage (Weaver, 2005). The AFLA became founded on the belief of funding and developing abstinence-only based curricula in public schools throughout the United States (Weaver, 2005)....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Exemplification Essay: Sex Education In Public Schools

- Sex education in public schools has been a controversial issue in the United States for over a decade. With the HIV and teen pregnancy crises growing, sex education is needed. Some of the American public believe that sex education should be taught at home by the children's parents. They feel that sex education programs in schools do not put an emphasis on abstinence and encourages children to have sexual intercourse. American culture is very sexually oriented. Sex can be seen all over the media....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Increasing Rates of Teenage Pregnancy

- The problem to be addressed by this proposal is the issue of teenagers pregnancy rates are increasing. Since 2007 we have steadily be rising by 1% every year (Center for Disease Control). In addition we are ranked as the number one nation in the world for having the most teenagers becoming parents. Are teenagers being prepared and educated adequately in the dangers of sexually transmitted diseases and the risks of pregnancies. In my experience no, just last year I had a freshman student who gave birth in October....   [tags: Sex Education]

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The Unavoidable Dilemma

- Every year 750,000 teenage lives come to a standstill when they become pregnant. Could these unplanned pregnancies among our youth be prevented. Why don’t more schools provide access to information about contraceptives. Statistics show, teens that are aware of the risks of teen pregnancy and have access to birth control are much less likely to experience an unplanned pregnancy. Providing contraceptives and sexual education to high school students can significantly reduce the amount of teen pregnancies....   [tags: Sex Education]

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It’s Just Casual Sex Between Friends

- Media Essays – It’s Just Casual Sex Between Friends “So no one told you life was gonna be this way,” and when it comes to television, nothing is closer to the truth. Through the media, we are constantly confronted with images of what society views as acceptable and right, whether it's about work, family, or relationships. NBC’s hit sitcom Friends serves as an example of such a medium and often presents the belief that casual sex and affairs have no adverse consequences. Yet, simultaneously, in a recent episode it has challenged its own stance....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Sex, Cultural Barriers And Psychological Self- Regulation And Hiv Prevention Among Gay Men

- Literature Review The following section presents a review of literature regarding three basic categories which include the knowledge and the rates of unprotected sex, cultural barriers and psychological self- regulation and HIV prevention among gay men in college. The first section is an overview of the research on the knowledge and confirmed by clear epidemiology findings, anal intercourse without condoms. Furthermore, are recognized as one of the most efficient routes for the transmission of HIV....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Homosexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Obama 's First Run For Presidency

- 7-20 During Obama 's first run for presidency I cannot remember much because I was in high school and only 17. I did not have the drive to look up facts about the candidates and from what I knew of Bush 's presidency I did not care for him. I knew that most of my family is democrats and that was most likely the way they were voting. I never questioned why my family voted democrat part of me assumes that they looked into the candidate 's values and policies, but I am not sure if that is the case....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Same-sex marriage]

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Knock Out Two Birds With One Stone

- ... Young people ages 15-24 contract almost half the nation’s 19 million new STIs every year; and the CDC estimates that one in four young women ages 15-19 has an STI”. This source also includes that “Experts estimate that about one young person in the United States is infected with HIV every hour of everyday” (“Comprehensive Sex Education: Research and Results”). HIV is not what society should want the youth to be contracting as often as every day. The young believe that STDs are curable with medication from a doctor, but HIV is among the deadliest and most fatal disease one can contract; and most STDs, despite common beliefs, are incurable....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexuality]

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HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections

- Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are generally transmitted through sexual contact, during unprotected sexual intercourse, some are also transmitted from mother to child during antenatal, intranatal and postnatal period and through unsafe blood, blood products, donated organs or tissues and contaminated needles, their consequences are more devastating and prevalent among women than men.1 STIs are currently a huge burden of disease and adversely effect the reproductive health of people....   [tags: sexual contact, sex workers]

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Does Internet Pornography Effect the Promiscuity of Teenagers?

- Tapes or CD's that made for adults use only, has been very easy to watch for anyone on the internet. Without any restrictions internet porn has been a major topic in a major topic with teens in their homes. Internet porn has been untouched for years, until the president passed a Communications Decency Act in 2000. But it seems like it’s not really affecting anything because minors can still access free internet porn or nude pictures. The CDA makes it a crime to send of filthy videos over the internet, which can be viewed by minors....   [tags: sex, behavior, addiction]

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The Failure of Abstinence-Only Sexual Education

- Many parents often worry that their teens are engaging in unhealthy or dangerous behaviors, including reckless driving, drinking, drugs, and unprotected sex. For many parents, the only obvious solution is to try and hide the facts of sex from their children, in the hopes that the less they know about it, the less tempted they will feel to do it. Other parents make doomsday-esque statements about what will happen if their child participates in sexual behavior before marriage, in the hopes of scaring their teens into abstinence....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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Sexual Education in Public Schools

- Sexual Education in Public Schools The controversy over abstinence and comprehensive sex education came into the public eye with a major case in the Montgomery court system. Three groups seeking to halt the new sex education curriculum in Montgomery County schools filed the necessary papers on July 26th 2007. Seeking a court order to prevent the school system from teaching a controversial sex education course. The case was over ruled. The sex-education class restarted Aug. 27th This topic is controversial because every person has different views on what kids should be exposed to, and what will help them....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy : Charlie Sheen Is Synonymous With The Hollywood Lifestyle Of Sex, Drugs And Partying

- The name Charlie Sheen is synonymous with the perceived Hollywood lifestyle of sex, drugs and partying. Even from a very earlier age, it was evident that he was a mentally disturbed individual who was not taught the proper tools necessary to live a healthy and happy life ( He never graduated high school due to the fact that he was expelled from school just a few weeks prior to graduation. Instead of forcing him to complete his course of studies, Charlie Sheen’s parents allowed him to follow in the footsteps of his father and become and actor....   [tags: Psychology, Mental disorder, Charlie Sheen]

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