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Campaign for More Inclusive Sexuality Education Gains Ground in Scotland

The Time for Inclusive Education (Tie) campaign, which has been building a case for inclusive education that teaches about the full range of human sexualities in school, will be bringing its message to the Scottish Parliament, at a public petitions committee meeting in October. Their presentation will include testimony from people who have experienced discrimination and abuse because of their sexuality.

The public petitions committee has the power to publish recommendations, which could bring Tie's goals closer to fruition.

New Survey Shows Teens Having Sex As Early As 14

A new survey conducted across 20 cities in India, in which roughly 15,000 teens between the ages of 13 and 19 were interviewed, revealed that the average age of first sexual contact for boys is 13.72 years, and the average age for girls is 14.09 years. Those behind the survey feel this may explain the recent increase in STDs among teenagers.At that age, there are no proper resources from which to gain sexuality-related information.

Condoms Likely Aren't the Cause of Your Erection Problems

According to a new study, the results of which were published in The Journal of Sexual Medicinecondoms aren't likely the cause of erectile issues, despite those who have reported difficulty maintaining an erection while using one. 

Having surveyed 479 straight men between the ages of 18 to 24, authors of the study found that men who reported having trouble maintaining an erection during condom use were also likely to have "generalized erectile difficulties" without one.

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