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It was important, she said, for kids this age to be aware of their bodies in order to be able to keep themselves safe.Asians as a culture aren't exactly the most communicative bunch, especially when it comes to personal matters. Spect felt compelled to make a personal visit to my home to talk to my father.I told my teacher that my dad flatly refused to sign the paper, saying, "Sex ed in 5th grade? I recall her telling me that it was the first time she ever went to a student's house.Not to mention, she added, that I would be the only kid to have to leave the classroom and go to the library while the course was in progress.Dad reluctantly agreed, but the whole scenario left me feeling pretty ashamed.
We spend an estimated $16 billion treating sexually transmitted diseases every year. Access to affordable healthcare services is certainly an important factor, but how much of this is driven by societal stigma and taboos when it comes to having real, honest conversations about sex in America?