Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Experts say more expansive sex education is needed to destigmatize STIs

Michigan’s sex education program only mandates teaching about two things: HIV and AIDS and promoting abstinence as a healthy lifestyle. However, many sexual education policy experts are advocating for a more expansive minimum to be taught, one that includes not only discussion of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, but also the concept of "sexual citizenship."