Pride Week: The Importance Of Inclusion In Sex Education : Short Wave Sex can be a nerve-racking experience no matter what. That's especially true if you have no clue what to do, and since LGBTQ+ topics are often left out of the conversation in school sex ed classes, many queer people know this feeling well. Life Kit spoke with sexuality educators to understand what sex education could look like for queer students and the importance of including everybody in the discussions.

Pride Week: The Importance Of Inclusion In Sex Education

Pride Week: The Importance Of Inclusion In Sex Education

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Some sexuality educators are pushing for comprehensive sex education, which would include topics relevant to queer students. Aleksandr Zubkov / Getty Images hide caption

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Some sexuality educators are pushing for comprehensive sex education, which would include topics relevant to queer students.

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Sex can be a nerve-racking experience no matter what. That's especially true if you have no clue what to do, and since LGBTQ+ topics are often left out of the conversation in school sex ed classes, many queer people know this feeling well. Life Kit spoke with sexuality educators to understand what sex education could look like for queer students and the importance of including everybody in the discussions.

This episode was produced for Life Kit by Audrey Nguyen and for Short Wave by Margaret Cirino. Engineering support from Alex Drewenskus.