Sex, Pizza And Baseball — Reframing The Sexual Conversation (VIDEO)

Excellent, real, and mindful discussion about sexuality framed for young people (students) in Sex-Ed…wish I could have had this perspective in 12th grade!

Young Progressive Voices

Al Vernacchio teaches 12th graders a “Sexuality and Society” class, and the position really couldn’t be more perfect for him. In the following eight minutes, you’ll see him outline some of the major problems with American sexual conversation — the win/loss mindset, the heterosexist conversation framing, and the tendency to encourage male pursuit even in the face of female refusal.

Here’s the video:

Sex should be, optimally, about communication. Although there are relationships and sexual relationships that follow the so-called “traditional” role, with male dominance and pursuit, acceptance of whichever “flavor” someone prefers is absolutely necessary for healthy sexual conversation as a society/culture — and people should not be told what their preferences should be.

 

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