Boys and masculine-presenting teens are often assumed to be sexually voracious regardless of their history, while girls and feminine-presenting teens only fall into this category if they have multiple sexual partners or typically act and dress in sexually charged ways. Relationship between adolescent-parental communication and initiation of first intercourse by adolescents. Health care providers have a responsibility to independently and collaboratively address issues with their adolescent patients, respecting standards of confidentiality, in a framework that also includes state-specific child protection mandates. The teachers talked about 16 being the age of consent and gave advice on what to do once we were legally having sex. If the minor is a teenager, rather than a pre-pubescent child; if the teenager gave verbal consent; if the perpetrator is someone we really, really like and admire.
Sex ed lessons at school are, generally, not all we hope for.
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