Sex and Self Education in the Time of #MeToo

By Amara Purlle

We are still fighting for reproductive rights, and also fighting to maintain ownership of our sexuality every day. This is related to the current shortage of Sex Ed in the U.S. (only 13 out of 50 states require sex education to be medically accurate). Women bear the responsibility to educate themselves and each other because of this shortage in education resources. That responsibility weighs more heavily now than ever, with organizations like Planned Parenthood under threat. With sexual education comes sexual health, and part of that education is self-exploration. In this post, Amara explores how the #MeToo movement has changed attitudes or heightened recognition of the freedom to explore our bodies as we see fit.

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