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Beyond where babies come from: Talks for asking tough questions about sex

Beyond where babies come from: Talks for asking tough questions about sex

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Today’s talk, which posits a fascinating metaphor for sex beyond baseball, comes from a passionate and dedicated sexuality educator. Al Vernacchio teaches his students that it’s not just getting the facts right that counts, but understanding the nuances of human sexuality and its place in society. Inspired by the teaching philosophy that Vernacchio brings to []

Let’s talk about sex — and pizza: Al Vernacchio at TED2012

Let’s talk about sex — and pizza: Al Vernacchio at TED2012

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Photos: James Duncan Davidson Al Vernacchio is here to talk about sex. In particular, he wants to talk about reframing the ways we talk about sex. In short, he says, “we need to stop talking baseball.” “Baseball is the dominant cultural metaphor that Americans use to think about and talk about sexual activity,” he continues. []