TITLE

Sex education--What We're Doing Wrong

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Sol
PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
Humanist;Sep/Oct91, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the crucial point that sex educators must get across is that they firmly believe in values and morals. The difference between being moral and being moralistic; The reactionary elements in state and national governments; Teaching about AIDs and safe sex; The need to capitalize on the fact that most Americans favor sex education in schools.
ACCESSION #
9110072315

 

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