|A pro-con take on abstinence-only education: a detailed analysis
| As has been the case with nearly every issue pertaining to public health that has been contested in one public forum in the United States, there has been one tremendous controversy surrounding the issue of sex education in our public schools. While the therefore-called sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s provided America’s youth with one sense of sexual freedom, it also failed to de-politicize public discourse about sexuality, one fact that numerous public health educators have discovered to their dismay as they have been handed severance pay by leaders as liberal as former President Clinton, for actions as innocuous as mentioning masturbation. The resultant mess is one society that is completely enraptured with sexuality but that lacks one means to discuss the very images that are reflected back at it from Narcissus’ pond. ...
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