09 Apr '11, 11am

‘Let’s talk about sex’—and what American teenagers don’t know about it [VIDEO]

‘Let’s talk about sex’—and what American teenagers don’t know about it [VIDEO]

Those sobering stats are from a documentary airing on TLC tonight, April 9, at 10 p.m. / 9 central. Let's Talk About Sex is directed by James Houston, a fashion photographer who came to the U.S. from Australia and Europe and was aghast at our screwed-up sexual culture. Sex is everywhere, used to sell everything, but we don't talk about it openly and honestly with our teenagers. "Young people in America don't know the risks associated with sex, and because of that, American teen pregnancy and STD rates are among the highest in the industrialized world," says Houston.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/sex/2011-04-09-lets-talk-about-sex-a...

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