Sex Education and Sexual Identity

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Studies throughout America, Canada and Europe show great diversity in approaches to teaching the community of youth about ones sexuality. The history of sexuality has been dominated by religious values, all of which heavily impact the young people in society…

Introduction

If more research is conducted on educating the public about sex in a more personal, practical, positive and open manner, it would open up communication barriers within the youth population so that educational services would be more adept in helping them adjust to their emerging adult thoughts and bodies in society in the correct manner and without fear of ridicule or any apprehension either.
By doing this, it would reduce stereotypes and increase an understanding of subjective reality, and therefore be a more open-minded, empathetic community. This is what young people really need when they are sprouting from young adults into mature adult individuals. This research discusses these issues fluidly to show how the youth do develop their thoughts and interpretations about sexual identity directly from the environment from which they are surrounded. The conclusion of the research clearly points out that if society as a whole develops the right attitude about sexual intimacy and emerging concepts then the youth can adjust to the ideas in a normal manner as well without any adverse repercussions to deal with.
Sexual Studies have been conducted throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, and the results show a large variation is evident in the methodology and attitudes regarding sexuality educat ...
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