EP75 Cece on Modern Sex Ed, Body Love, and Navigating the World as a Biracial Middle Schooler

Cece joins us fresh out of her 6th grade Sex Education curriculum and
offers insight and feedback on ways to make the process more comfortable, effective, and accurate. We also talk about the challenges of body image and learning to embrace both our flaws and strengths. Cece opens up about her experience as a biracial individual navigating school, life, and the current political climate.

  • What She Shares:
    The good, the bad, and the lovely of having a sex educator for a mom
  • What Sex Ed is like in a modern 6th grade classroom
  • What it’s like being the student with accurate information
  • Her journey with body image
  • Growing up bi-racially with a white mother

What You’ll Hear:

  • Making sex education more comfortable through authentic connection
  • Calling for curriculum updates that meet kids at their level
  • Learning about puberty from a 1980’s film
  • Untangling the bits of truth from the ball of misinformation in sex ed
    curriculum
  • Sex ed still does not cover the days in a woman’s cycle when she’s actually fertile
  • The lack of discussion around period products

 

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