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Sex. So much more than a three letter word. Prepared by Mr. Clarke Fall 2010. What is Sex?. Peers. Peers. Media. Media. Peers. Media. Media. Peers. Where and why do they exist?. Peers. &. Pressures to Date. Peers. Media. Media. Me d ia. Peers. Peers. Media. Peers. Peers.

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So much more than a three letter word.

Prepared by Mr. Clarke

Fall 2010

Pressures to date









Where and why do they exist?



Pressures to Date












Some quick terms
Some Quick Terms

  • Heterosexual: someone attracted to the opposite sex

  • Homosexual: someone attracted to the same sex

  • Bi-Sexual: someone attracted to both sexes

  • A-Sexual: someone not attracted to anyone

What are some of

the negative


Negative consequences
Negative Consequences

  • Emotional

  • Physical

Can these vary from relationship to relationships?

Sexually transmitted diseases and infections

1 in 4 individuals will become infected with an STD by the age of 24.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Infections

Std s sti s
STD’s & STI’s age of 24.

Modes of transmission
Modes of Transmission age of 24.

  • Infected seminal fluid

  • Infected vaginal fluid

  • Infected blood

  • Pregnancy

  • Contact with an open sore

  • Genital contact

Human immunodeficiency virus
Human Immunodeficiency Virus age of 24.

  • HIV is a virus that weakens the immune system

  • HIV is the virus that causes AIDS

    • Acquired

    • Immune

    • Deficiency

    • Syndrome

How is it transmitted?

Hiv aids
HIV/AIDS age of 24.

  • HIV will lower a persons T-Cell count

  • T-cells are WBC that fight infections

  • There are 3 phases of HIV/AIDS

    • Phase I Asymptomatic

    • Phase II HIV

      • Begin to have problems due to a weakened immune system

    • Phase III AIDS

      • Less T-Cells

      • Opportunistic Infections

      • Overall, general health failure

HIV age of 24.

Publicity for the disease and patients rights have increased over the past couple of years. One of the big providers has been the ONE organization.

Std prevention
STD Prevention age of 24.

  • Abstinence

  • Education

  • Limit Partners

  • No Drugs/Alcohol

  • Get Tested

  • Latex Condoms

The only 100%


Birth control contraceptives

There are several types of birth control including barrier, hormonal, non-hormonal, emergency, and permanent.

Birth Control & Contraceptives

Abstinence hormonal, non-hormonal, emergency, and permanent.

  • Not engaging in sexual activity that puts you at risk for disease transmission and pregnancy

  • It is a conscious decision not to participate in sexual activity

  • If a person has been sexually active, they also can make the decision to be abstinent, by refraining from further sexual activity

Barrier birth control
Barrier Birth Control hormonal, non-hormonal, emergency, and permanent.

  • Prevents the sperm from contacting the egg

  • Vary in protection levels for unplanned pregnancy and STD transmission

89-97% Effective



Most Common:

Does not protect against

All STD’s and STI’s

Male Condoms

Correct consistent use
Correct & Consistent Use hormonal, non-hormonal, emergency, and permanent.

  • Check the expiration date

  • Rip the package at the corner

  • Place on penis after obtaining a full erection

  • Hold the top to create a reservoir tip

  • Roll the condom down to the base of the penis

  • Hold the base of condom when removing from penetration

  • Discard condom (do not flush!)

Never re-use a condom

Never use two at a time

The birth control pill
The Birth Control Pill hormonal, non-hormonal, emergency, and permanent.

This is one of the most common hormonal methods. It works in a variety of ways and can cause SIDE EFFECTS on your health.

What about cost? hormonal, non-hormonal, emergency, and permanent.