Who is Allowed to Have Sex?

To explore the topic of who gets status for having sex and who gets stigma. This draws on media representations of people who have sex and explores which kind of people are allowed to have sex in society. It then explores how the relative status of different sexual identities can create power dynamics in relationships.

Power dynamics is a crucial topic in RSE and is absolutely necessary when we teach about consent, communication and negotiation, because there are always inevitable power differences that can make these more difficult.

I would use this with year 10s and above (and it works well with adults on training courses too).

This is part of the Consent Teaching Pack which is available at bishtraining.com

If you are new to teaching RSE you might want to check out DO… RSE for Schools which has a wealth of free resources and best practice guidelines.. If you are a teacher of RSE you could also check out the facebook group which I co-moderate, called [RSE for Schools].(https://www.facebook.com/groups/RSEforSchools/)

Hope you find it useful!


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Created: Jun 3, 2018


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