Tag Archives: Sex Education

Why Sex Education Needs Philosophy

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Reflecting on AASECT 2018

This past week, I went to the AASECT 2018 conference in Denver. AASECT stands for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. The conference had a mixture of workshops, plenary speakers, exhibitions of products, and poster exhibitions. Overall, … Continue reading

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Ideas That Matter with Gregory Sadler

About two months ago, Dr. Gregory Sadler—also a public philosopher and also known as the YouTube Philosopher—and I had a discussion about my work. We discussed philosophy of sex, particularly with my research in the three different moral types of … Continue reading

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Three Minute Thesis

A few weeks ago, I performed at the Three Minute Thesis at Marquette University with other fellow grad students. The purpose is to explain your dissertation work in three minutes or less. You can see the video here. The first … Continue reading

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My Experience at the National Sex Ed Conference 2017

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (July 5, 2015)

Emotions The History of Slut-Shaming from Rome to cyberspace. Ethics Through the work of Molly Crocket, taking anti-depressants makes one more moral, taking dopamine-enhancing drugs can make one more selfish.  The interesting thing about this is that taking drugs can … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (June 21, 2015)

Aesthetics Expensive wine is for suckers:  Economics An interesting study on how rich people can be jerks. Ethics A new movie will come out about the Stanford Prison Experiment:  Family In two-sibling families, adolescents who believed their parents favored their … Continue reading

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Judge Rules against Abstinence-Only Sex Education

A judge in California has ruled against abstinence-only sex education because it violated the the state law by failing to provide adequate information and instruction on sexual health and HIV prevention. Part of the ruling reads: Plaintiffs claim that the … Continue reading

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