Posts tagged Sexual health
Statement on Ontario’s Health and Physical Education Curriculum Changes

We are extremely concerned by Ontario’s decision to revert back to the Health and Physical Education (a.k.a. sex ed) curriculum, last updated in 1998. Ontario’s sex ed curriculum was updated in 2015 in consultation with roughly 4,000 parents, and was designed and written by experts in child development, internet safety, police, and social workers.

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Thoughts of a Next Gen Man 05: Reading the “Other” Side

A stark example to me that men are the dominant sex, is in literature. Women read books by men, about men, but it is few and far between that I see men reading books by women, about women. In an effort to educate myself, I’m reading Roxane Gay’s ‘Bad Feminist‘ in which she highlights this in one of her essays.

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Thoughts of a Next Gen Man 04: Don’t Seek Consent*, Seek Pleasure

ALWAYS seek consent

But what I mean to say, in the wake of the Aziz Ansari story, is that it’s time for men and women to work together towards a new definition of consent. Let’s call the old version of “no means no” the bare minimum, and the new version of “are you enjoying yourself?” to be best practices.

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