Public Discourse 4.18.13

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“Yeah, it taught [me] about contraceptives, as well as abstinence, and gave me the tools to [figure out] if you wanted to know either and the safety that was [involved].” Tom Gelinas Third-year, Kresge Environmental studies
“Yeah, it taught [me] about contraceptives, as well as abstinence, and gave me the tools to [figure out] if you wanted to know either and the safety that was [involved].”
Tom Gelinas
Third-year, Kresge
Environmental studies
“They were concrete facts as opposed to real life situations, like how to put a condom on a banana or exactly what every STD is and how to tell, which is good to know but at the same time it doesn’t prepare you [for] the psychological factors that go with sex." Chloe Little Third-year, College Eight Psychology
“They were concrete facts as opposed to real life situations, like how to put a condom on a banana or exactly what every STD is and how to tell, which is good to know but at the same time it doesn’t prepare you [for] the psychological factors that go with sex.”
Chloe Little
Third-year, College Eight
Psychology
“I didn’t really have a sexual education class. I don’t know if [it] would have prepared me. Pretty much when I was prepared to have sex I had to look up all the [stuff] because I didn’t know anything.” Theresa Pineda Fourth-year, College Eight Language studies
“I didn’t really have a sexual education class. I don’t know if [it] would have prepared me. Pretty much when I was prepared to have sex I had to look up all the [stuff] because I didn’t know anything.”
Theresa Pineda
Fourth-year, College Eight
Language studies

 

“No, because I think ... aside from explaining safe sex, it doesn’t explain the tendencies it comes with. Sex is something not only that we find pleasurable, but we seek it and it distracts you from the rest of what you’re doing.” Roberto Santillan Second-year, Stevenson Literature
“No, because I think … aside from explaining safe sex, it doesn’t explain the tendencies it comes with. Sex is something not only that we find pleasurable, but we seek it and it distracts you from the rest of what you’re doing.”
Roberto Santillan
Second-year, Stevenson
Literature