Sex Ed In the Digital Age

Wed Sep 19 2018 (01:14:23)

In this episode I'm talking with Julia Bennett, Director of Learning Strategy at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, along with Dan Rice, Director of Training for an organization called, Answer out of Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Temitayo Fagbenle, Senior, City University of NY, Queens College and soon-to-begin "Fellow" at "Nancy," a production of WNYC Studios. You may remember her from previous episodes of this show on higher education and youth radio.


If you've wondered about this intersection between technology and the sexual development of young learners, I'm with you. We tackle some big issues in this episode, and I hope also shed some light on the reality of where young people are learning sex ed, and what role adults in their lives can play.


Links from this episode:

Planned Parenthood Federation of America: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Answer: http://answer.rutgers.edu/

Temitayo Fagbenle on Instagram and Twitter @theeetemi: https://www.wnyc.org/people/temitayo-fagbenle/

NYC Comptroller's Report on Sex Ed: https://comptroller.nyc.gov/newsroom/comptroller-stringer-report-high-number-of-middle-and-high-school-students-arent-taught-sex-ed/

PrEP, HIV prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/prep/index.html

Sex Etc: SexEtc.org

Online Shaming, WNYC Radio Rookies: https://www.wnyc.org/story/261104-radio-rookies-sexual-cyberbullying/

It's Complicated by dana boyd: https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300166316/its-complicated