Tag Archives: sex education

How are LGBTQ youths coping with Pride events cancelled amid COVID-19?

York University expert available to explain how LGBTQ youth can thrive in self-isolation TORONTO, May 28, 2020 – June’s Pride Month will look much different this year with no joyous in-person events celebrating the triumphs and recognizing the struggles of the LGBTQ community. That is a huge loss for some young people who are grappling […]

How do Ontario’s teachers navigate sex education?

York University professor to speak on sex-ed curriculum from teachers’ viewpoint TORONTO, March 22, 2019 – While many parents support sexual health learning in Ontario schools, changes to the sex-ed curriculum have left health teachers balancing the need to be informative and inclusive with the need to be aware of students’ diverse experiences, backgrounds and […]

York U experts available to speak about province's sex-education curriculum

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2015 – York University experts are available for media interviews on Ontario’s new sex-education curriculum, the issues being debated in the community and the mounting opposition. Professor Jen Gilbert of the Faculty of Education is an expert in sexuality and schooling. Professor Sarah Flicker of the Faculty of Environmental Studies is an […]