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Latest News from the ISSM - November 22, 2019 Member Login
Experts Call For "Trans-Inclusive" Sex Education

What do transgender and non-binary youth think about sex education? And what would they recommend in a comprehensive sex education program? 

New research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine investigates these questions. 

Researchers interviewed 11 transgender and non-binary youth, 5 parents, and 5 healthcare affiliates to learn more about sex education experiences and content.

Participants described what they thought is lacking in current youth sex education and what they would like to see included. 

Several themes emerged, including consent and relationships, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, puberty-related gender dysphoria, and gender-affirming interventions. 

Click here to find out what the participants recommended. 

Upcoming Events in Sexual Medicine

The new year is right around the corner! Have you planned to attend any professional conferences? Connecting with your colleagues is a great way to jump-start 2020. 

See the list below for opportunities in 2019 and 2020.

SLAMS Annual Meeting 2019
Sao Paulo, Brazil 
December 5–8, 2019

22nd Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine
Prague, Czech Republic
January 23–25, 2020

ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2020
Orlando, Florida, USA
March 5–8, 2020

World Meeting on Sexual Medicine
Greater Tokyo Area, Japan 
September 16–19, 2020

21st Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of SMSNA
San Diego, California, USA
November 12–15, 2020

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