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Very few topics can elicit the number of wide-ranging emotions and spark as many debates as sex. But how has a topic that is essential to the human experience become so taboo? Mainstream television portrays sex casually, and pornography has become so prevalent it’s almost commonplace. At the same time, politicians are...

Growing up, my parents never sat me down to give me the old “when a mommy and daddy love each other very much” speech. Neither of them bothered to do more than ask if I knew about the “sex stuff,” and then leave the nitty gritty to television and the Internet. In Catholic school, I was taught that it doesn’t matter if...

The experts agree: let’s talk about sex, baby — but let’s talk about gender and sexuality, too. “I just think that there has to be more focus on giving people permission to talk about what they like, what they don’t like,” Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Norma Ngo said. “I think there’s a lot of...