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Consent Education Should Be Gender-Inclusive

Don’t assume every student is heterosexual or cisgender

Photo by Mercedes Mehling on Unsplash

As a teenager, I felt invisible during our middle school sex education unit. Being gay and autistic, there was no useful information shared in class about same-sex dating or how to approach courtship if you’re neurodiverse. I had to try my best to figure it out for myself, all on my own.




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Anthony Eichberger

Anthony Eichberger

Gay. Millennial. Pagan/Polytheist. Disabled. Rural-Born. Politically-Independent. Fashion-Challenged. Rational Egoist. Survivor. #AgriWarrior (Deal With It!)

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