Sex conversation questions
This is a potentially controversial subject in some societies, and consequently some teachers may want to carefully consider if they wish to use all of these questions.
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- How comfortable do you feel talking about sex?
- How are your attitudes towards sex different to your friends' or your parents'?
- Does your religion affect your views on sex? How?
- What should schools teach children about sex and relationships? What should they teach? At what age?
- For adults: Do you think you received good quality sex education when you were at school?
- [Alternatively, for kids]: What sex ed classes do you get at school?
- What is abstinence-only sex education? Why is this politically popular despite the fact it has been shown to be largely ineffective?
- What do kids learn about sex outside the classroom?
- "The talk"
- Did one of your parents have "the talk" with you to explain how sex worked? How old were you? What did they say? How did it feel?
- Have you had "the talk" with your own children? What did you say? How did that feel?
- NB: There is a potential role play here
- What does practising safer sex mean?
- At what age do people in your society usually lose their virginity (have sex for the first time)?
- Should contraception be free?
- How acceptable is it to pay for sex? Why?
- How acceptable is it to have sex before marriage? Why?
- How acceptable is it to have sex outside of marriage? Why?
- What do you think about "friends with benefits"?
- How often should a couple have sex?
- What do you think about the portrayal of sex in film and TV?
- What do you think about pornography?
- What do you think about sex in literature?
- What sexual euphemisms do you know? How about in your language?
- Do you know any rude jokes?