April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we are once again reminded of the importance of sexual health education to help prevent sexual assault. Sexual health education is typically thought of as a class taught in middle school or high school with information on preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, the reality is […]
Robert Crown Center for Health Education is NOW Candor Health Education!
Same comprehensive drug and sex education, just a new name.
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According to The World Bank, on any given day nearly 800 million people are menstruating, yet many people lack the necessary sanitation products needed to manage their periods. This lack of supplies is known as “period poverty” and affects millions of people in the United State and across the globe. Why does period poverty exist? […]
During my years at Illinois State, I have been building my knowledge on various topics related to health, wellness, and sex education. My passion for these topics drew me into joining ISU’s Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT), which is comprised of student volunteers (from diverse backgrounds/majors) who receive continual training from Health Promotion and Wellness […]
There are many common myths associated with sexuality and disability such as people with disabilities are asexual, have more important things to do than sex, and people with physical disabilities are unable to have sex.1 However, people with disabilities are sexual beings and their desire for sex does not differ from the general population.2 In […]