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OKG Newsletter

Topic: teen empower

Sensible sex ed

An innovative sex education course is aimed at curbing teen pregnancy.


Rachel Curtis
An anonymous inquiry at the start of Kathy Harms’ two-week sex education course read: “I thought vulva made cars.” It came as no surprise to the teen pregnancy prevention educator, who regularly encounters sexual myths in Oklahoma City’s seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms. She’s met teens who think inserting a red skittle into the vagina after intercourse will prevent pregnancy and others who say swallowing semen can actually cause pregnancy — because babies grow in the stomach.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013