America: It’s Time to Talk About Gender and Sexuality

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Health education in America tends to treat most topics about the self as taboo. Americans are afraid to broach topics such as gender and especially sexuality, probably for reasons that social psychologist and researcher Brené Brown points out in her own research about the fear of shame and vulnerability that these bring. Or, even worse, some people want schools to ignore these topics so they can…