Many experts say that sex education, like any other school topic, should begin early in life with foundational concepts -- like consent or setting and respecting boundaries -- that prepare children for the sexual health programming they receive when they’re older.
The slow but steady unraveling of that consensus in the decades that followed—over such issues as birth control, obscenity, interracial relationships, female chastity, sex education, abortion, sexual harassment, and LGBTQ rights—has transformed America's broader culture and public life, dividing our politics and pushing sex to the center of our public debate. Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at Washington University in St. Professor Griffith obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia in Political and Social Thought and her Ph. Bartlett Professor of New England Church History at Harvard.We spoke with experts Tyunique Nelson, Lincoln Mondy, Dr.Jamila Perritt, and Lucinda Holt about how comprehensive sexual health education makes us safer and healthier.Consejo Ciudadano to support Mexico’s first national human trafficking hotline.Between Consejo’s new Línea Nacional Contra la Trata de Personas (001-800-5533-000) and the Polaris-operated National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888), we are strengthening the regional safety net so that victims and survivors can seek and receive help, no matter where they are.