We learn about love from a young age: from fairy stories, Disney films, rom-coms, pop music. These love stories are also retold through families, the people around us, religion, communities, government policy and school.
So since working on DO… RSE for Schools I’ve become even more aware that, despite relationships and sex education being such a huge topic, there is often not a lot of support out there for teachers actually delivering it.
Consultation is under way about relationships and sex education (RSE) but what does good RSE look like? Find out more about the DO… collaboration.
Some thoughts on where we are with consent, Sex Ed and young people, where the gaps are, how the Sex Ed that is taught can contribute to the problem and some ideas on how we can think of working with (and listening to) young people more effectively. This piece is based on a talk[…]
In a young person’s clinic I work at, we have lots of magazines in the waiting area for clients to read while they are waiting to see us. Young people like reading them but I always have concerns about the seemingly perfect images of people/models/actors etc that they contain. I think that we don’t give[…]
Why not use modelling clay when doing work around sexual anatomy?
If you have been following me on twitter over the last few weeks you may have seen a splurge of tweets about the Channel 4 programme ‘The Joy of Teen Sex’. I’ve pointed out that although it is popular it has many factual inaccuracies and unhelpful content with regards to the realities of teen sex,[…]
Why sex ed should remain free.
Hey bishtraining fans So as you know I have bishUK.com, which I hope (eventually) to be a really good website for young people to learn about everything to do with sex and relationships. That is free for young people to access and always will be. But I don’t earn any money from it 🙁 So[…]
You may have noticed that my resources and website for young people contains some pretty racey stuff. Porn, teaching young people how to have sex and how to have amazing non entry sex, how the clitoris and G spot actually work as well as the other usual stuff about how to use condoms and have[…]