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Talking about Sexual Pleasure is a Crucial Part of Sexual Education
Talking openly about sexual pleasure within sexuality education is much contested and is considered a taboo subject. However, talking about everyone’s right to seek pleasurable and enjoyable sexual life/experiences will make sexuality education more relevant especially to adolescents, will strengthen sexual self-determination and autonomy, and will lead to more responsible and safer sexual experiences.
If sexual pleasure is omitted, one might strengthen rigid gender stereotypes and cultural beliefs that determine “correct” sexual behavior which in fact might leave people without tools to combat sexual violence. One study found that sexuality education programs for young people that focus on risks and negative outcomes of sexual activity, and which deny pleasure or desire, are prone to “putting off adolescents rather than capturing their
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