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What Do Boys Learn About Sex and Emotional Intimacy?

After Brett Kavanaugh was successfully appointed to the Supreme Court, YR Media reporter Valencia White sat down with author Peggy Orenstein to talk about how boys’ sexual and emotional education differs from that of girls, and how this can affect them. Orenstein’s research and books focus on the emotional and sexual lives of teens, so she weighs in on consent, drinking and assault, and communication. “Boys in general tend to have far fewer conversations about sex, about intimacy, about healthy relationships, about contraception, about protection than girls do. And girls don’t have very many.” Read more at YR Media.


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This entry was posted on November 19, 2018 by in Print, Youth Radio and tagged .

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