My Sex Ed helped me understand things better, I knew some things like condoms birth control and etc. But in school, I learned more important things about how to be healthy while having sex and what are some ways to stay safe while having sex. Things like IUDs, and birth control implants made me realize that there isn't only just the pill but more things you can use to prevent pregnancy. I also learned that there are a lot of ways people can get STDs not by just having sex but more than that. Getting better Sex Education can teach you and a lot more students how to be safe during sex, how to not prevent any pregnancy or STDs, and Mostly how to stay healthy from anything.
As a 10th grader, it showed me to open up and listen to peoples pronouns and sexuality. Most people don't share their pronouns because they don't get a chance to speak and share their gender and how they want to get called, that's why many people including myself guess wrong.
I think that if people in Massachusetts had a better sex ed there wouldn't be so many pregnant teenage girls and if they teach sex ed starting in middle school would be better. I think there are a lot of middle schools and high schools where they don't talk about it, so many girls end up pregnant
Sex Ed was geared towards cis straight men and women. There was no talk of people of the same gender having sex, trans people having sex etc. I didn’t learn much of anything in that class and it was very difficult not having the proper resources and education. If I would’ve had a competent class that was inclusive, I think I would’ve been much more aware of my own body, what I was looking for etc. LGBTQ+ folks are human beings and we deserve to see ourselves in sex education. Young developing people will be seeing these videos and they deserve to see sex education from a lens that includes everyone.
I learned about informed consent! I did not have sex until I was 21, and it was a wonderful experience. I was old enough to process the emotions that come with such a vulnerable experience, had birth control options, and was able to feel safe. started in the classroom learning what consent was, and what my options were.