Topic: Sex education

Does True Love Wait? Age of First Sexual Experience Predicts Romantic Outcomes in Adulthood

Oct. 18, 2012

Individuals who have their first sexual experience later than average may have more satisfying romantic relationships in adulthood, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin. The study by Paige Harden, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and the Population Research Center, suggests that those who had a later first sexual experience were also less likely to be married and had fewer romantic partners in adulthood.

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Research Aims to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Among Latinos

July 19, 2011

Latina teens would benefit from expanded sexual education programs in schools and increased flexibility in education beyond high school to prevent unplanned pregnancies, according to a report by social scientists at the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Discovering a passion for advocacy

June 10, 2010
Anna Lena Russo is a Liberal Arts Honors/government major.

After taking a course on women's reproductive health, Anna Russo, a Liberal Arts Honors/government major, became interested in bridging the sex education gap in public schools, but she wasn't sure which career path to take.

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