Not convinced that we need sex ed?

March 11, 2010 § 2 Comments

Then hit play on this video (by The Sexist’s Amanda Hess) to watch grown men stumble as they try to explain how various methods of birth control work. Highlight: repeated use of the word “ladybusiness” as a substitute for “vagina.”

Sorry, can’t find a transcript. Via Girldrive.

§ 2 Responses to Not convinced that we need sex ed?

  • Maguire says:

    Are men really that ignorant and why then are they allowed to be? I am a member of a broken gender split into three parts, the barbaric, the aware, and the ignorant. Why?

    Sex education is still very necessary, especially with the global rise of HIV and AIDS again, since “apparently” sexual diseases just don’t exist anymore right? Whatever happened to all of the literature and STD awareness being promoted in the 90’s through the early 2000’s? People need to be informed, because the numbers are rising again and it has a lot to do with lack of awareness.

    There is an interview series of professional women in online journalism that you might enjoy.
    http://www.ourblook.com/Table/Gender-Studies-and-Media/
    It was conducted by the University of Iowa Gender and Mass Media Class this past fall and offers some wonderful insights to the future of online journalism.

  • [...] classmates, explores that question. I’m terrible at embedding, but please go watch it. Like Amanda’s impromptu birth control quizzes, these conversations are [...]

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