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Oral sex lessons to cut rates of teenage pregnancy [UK]
The Observer (UK) ^ | May 9, 2004 | Mark Townsend

Posted on 05/08/2004 8:05:39 PM PDT by aculeus

Encouraging schoolchildren to experiment with oral sex could prove the most effective way of curbing teenage pregnancy rates, a government study has found. Pupils under 16 who were taught to consider other forms of 'intimacy' such as oral sex were significantly less likely to engage in full intercourse, it was revealed.

Britain's teenage pregnancy rate is the highest in Europe. In 2002 there were 39,286 teen pregnancies recorded. The government has spent more than £60 million to tackle the problem but so far failed to halt the rise.

A sex education course developed by Exeter University trains teachers to talk to teenagers about 'stopping points' before full sex.

Now an unpublished government-backed report reveals that a trial of the course has been a success. Schoolchildren, particularly girls, who received such training developed a 'more mature' response to sex.

The study by the National Foundation for Educational Research found youngsters were 'less likely to be sexually active' than peers who received traditional forms of sex education, dispelling the fears of family campaigners who believe such methods actually arouse the sexual interest of teenagers.

Now the government will recommend the scheme, called A Pause, to schools throughout England and Wales following the success of the trial in 104 schools where sexual intercourse among 16-year-olds fell by up to 20 per cent, according to Dr John Tripp of the Department of Child Health at the University of Exeter, who helped to design the course.

Teachers who sign up to the course are primed to deal with queries from pupils on all kinds of sexual experience. Those behind the course stress the scheme does not suggest teenagers experiment with oral sex. Instead they say A Pause promotes the message that other forms of physical intimacy are safer than full intercourse.

'It teaches people assertiveness skills and that they should be only as intimate as they feel comfortable with,' said Tripp.

A Department for Education and Skills spokesman said the report's verdict would be made available to all schools. 'All teachers respect peer-reviewed material, and this will help influence their decision,' he said.

Guardian Unlimited © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004


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1 posted on 05/08/2004 8:05:40 PM PDT by aculeus
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To: aculeus
They need classes for this in the UK?
2 posted on 05/08/2004 8:07:13 PM PDT by ladyinred (Kerry has more flip flops than Waikiki Beach)
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To: aculeus
Europe is lost.
3 posted on 05/08/2004 8:07:24 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Why the long face, John?)
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To: aculeus
..............sigh
4 posted on 05/08/2004 8:07:38 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny
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To: aculeus
Teachers who sign up to the course are primed to deal with queries from pupils on all kinds of sexual experience.

Yeah. I'll bet their primed alright.

5 posted on 05/08/2004 8:07:46 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all)
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To: aculeus
Teachers who sign up to the course are primed to deal with queries from pupils on all kinds of sexual experience.

Yeah. I'll bet their primed alright.

6 posted on 05/08/2004 8:07:47 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all)
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To: Jeff Chandler
I'm taking bets on how long it will be before an indignant Englishman takes me to task for including Great Britain under the category of "Europe".
7 posted on 05/08/2004 8:08:36 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Why the long face, John?)
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To: aculeus
I guess Bill Clinton save the world after all.
8 posted on 05/08/2004 8:09:09 PM PDT by microgood
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To: aculeus
Didn't this used to be called "third base"? Do teens now need lessons in how to get there?
9 posted on 05/08/2004 8:10:06 PM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: aculeus
Just shaking my head. Unbelievable. Handbaskets are coming out and society is loading aboard.
10 posted on 05/08/2004 8:10:09 PM PDT by Lokibob (All typos and spelling errors are mine and copyrighted!!!!)
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To: aculeus
Just read the first sentence.

Encouraging schoolchildren to experiment with oral sex could prove the most effective way of curbing teenage pregnancy rates, a government study has found.

That is the one of the stupidest things I've ever heard! Now I'll read the rest of the article. I'll be lauging out loud, I'm sure.

11 posted on 05/08/2004 8:10:19 PM PDT by scan58
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To: aculeus
Why not just re-define "teen" to be those between the ages of 12 and 13? Liberals already spoof their statistics (re-defining "poverty", "rich", etc.) that way.
12 posted on 05/08/2004 8:11:10 PM PDT by randog (Everything works great 'til the current flows.)
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To: aculeus
GIves new meaning to "oral presentation".
13 posted on 05/08/2004 8:11:35 PM PDT by Vigilantcitizen (Donít go around stating the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.)
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To: Texas Eagle
WT...???? Heck, why not encourage homosexuality among teenagers? Now there is a sure cure for teenage pregnancy.

Or, gasp, perhaps abstention?
14 posted on 05/08/2004 8:11:46 PM PDT by stylin_geek (Koffi: 0, G.W. Bush: (I lost count))
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To: aculeus
Do they have homeschooling in Britain?
15 posted on 05/08/2004 8:13:43 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: All

16 posted on 05/08/2004 8:14:48 PM PDT by al baby (Hope I don't get into trouble for this)
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To: scan58
Right up there with, Maxine Waters? saying she had to attend the abortion rights march because her mother couldn't get one
17 posted on 05/08/2004 8:14:55 PM PDT by stylin_geek (Koffi: 0, G.W. Bush: (I lost count))
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To: scan58
Next Week ,,,,,(In The Prevention of Pregnancy,, It's For The Children Series),,"The Joys of Anal Sex",,
18 posted on 05/08/2004 8:16:40 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: aculeus
Are there still openings for instructors?
19 posted on 05/08/2004 8:18:48 PM PDT by EGPWS
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To: aculeus
No wonder they wanted to make bill clinton Chancellor of Oxford.

This is like saying back in the 50s that widespread use of condoms would cut down the abortion rate. Or that sex education would cut down on teenage promiscuity and pregnancies. Or. . . .
20 posted on 05/08/2004 8:18:50 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: stylin_geek
Heavens, no. We wouldn't want the little darlings to think that abstaining from sex is a good way to avoid pregnancy.

And besides, how is a professor supposed to get his rocks off with a young, lithe, supple, doe-eyed maiden if he tells her that?

21 posted on 05/08/2004 8:20:01 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all)
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To: FreedomCalls
Didn't this used to be called "third base"?

Is that what third base is? Dang it. To think my entire high school career was wasted thinking washing her car was third base.

22 posted on 05/08/2004 8:23:00 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all)
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To: aculeus
Bill Clinton moved to Britain?
23 posted on 05/08/2004 8:23:01 PM PDT by Anti-Bush Hater (Assembling a bunch of hippies and paid liars to regurgitate commie lies is not an "Investigation")
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To: Texas Eagle
The world has gone MAD!!!!!!!!!!!
24 posted on 05/08/2004 8:23:29 PM PDT by tbird5
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To: aculeus
Who's the teacher? Bill or Joyce Elders?
25 posted on 05/08/2004 8:24:13 PM PDT by shiva
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To: aculeus

26 posted on 05/08/2004 8:25:19 PM PDT by ILS21R
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To: aculeus
Let's just cut to the chase and give them the time-honored arguments of every homosexual seduction on the planet .... where Self-Gratification is concerned there's None Better than one's own.

Masturbation and Homosexuality are where it's at.

Though I'm certain pederasts of all persuasions are delighted to know kids these days will probably get it right first time.
27 posted on 05/08/2004 8:25:25 PM PDT by Askel5
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To: aculeus
The government has spent more than £60 million to tackle the problem but so far failed to halt the rise.

"Failed to halt the rise" indeed.

28 posted on 05/08/2004 8:25:30 PM PDT by litany_of_lies
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To: aculeus
If I were the kids, I wouldn't swallow that line, er...I mean I wouldn't bite, um...oh, never mind.
29 posted on 05/08/2004 8:25:41 PM PDT by dandi ("No nation ever taxed it's way into prosperity." - R.L.)
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To: aculeus
Will the Brits swallow this ?
30 posted on 05/08/2004 8:26:31 PM PDT by hoosierham
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To: tbird5
Yup.


31 posted on 05/08/2004 8:28:39 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all)
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To: aculeus
These people are f*ckin' idiots.

Tear off the roof of your house (morality) and then teach your children how to put on a rain coat (ethics) because the rain comes in (depravity).

AM I MISSING SOMETHING?

32 posted on 05/08/2004 8:32:51 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I used to support Kerry. Then I changed my political philosophy. Now I support Kerry.)
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To: aculeus
At first I thought this was the Onion. Un-freakin-believable.

It's only done-stick-a-fork-in-it, it's burned to a crisp and needs to be tossed in the compost.

33 posted on 05/08/2004 8:32:54 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: aculeus
Is there a lab section or only lecture?
34 posted on 05/08/2004 8:35:51 PM PDT by navyblue
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To: al baby
I don't know if you are in trouble, but it was the laugh of the day...
35 posted on 05/08/2004 8:36:41 PM PDT by Keith (IT'S ABOUT THE JUDGES)
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To: Texas Eagle
Well, you were close. Washing her car, getting your driveshaft washed. Minor difference.
36 posted on 05/08/2004 8:36:47 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (crime would drop like a sprung trapdoor if we brought back good old-fashioned hangings)
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To: litany_of_lies
Well if they are going to do it anyway. I could always change occupations, I could be their Practice Dummy.

JUST KIDDING
37 posted on 05/08/2004 8:39:37 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (The Democrats would rather win the WH than the War on Terror)
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To: aculeus
Maybe this teen pregnancy thing isn’t so bad for Britain. They could use a population boom to offset the immigration.
38 posted on 05/08/2004 8:42:21 PM PDT by kddid
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To: aculeus
This is a sick response to teen pregnancies. The only thing worse will be finding out that Clinton receives grant money for suggesting this "solution."
39 posted on 05/08/2004 8:42:45 PM PDT by Ruth A.
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To: aculeus
A sex education course developed by Exeter University trains teachers to talk to teenagers about 'stopping points' before full sex.

And just how exactly are they supposed to check a woman's grade during the practical lab of this course ?

Check how many cigarettes the guy smokes ?

40 posted on 05/08/2004 8:43:32 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Resolve to perform what you must; perform without fail that what you resolve.)
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To: Centurion2000
And just how exactly are they supposed to check a woman's grade during the practical lab of this course ?

Well, if she flunks, she'll just have to repeat the class! No social promotions here!

41 posted on 05/08/2004 8:46:42 PM PDT by navyblue
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To: aculeus
*just nods his head and walks away....*

42 posted on 05/08/2004 8:49:55 PM PDT by Blue Scourge (Off I go into the Wild Blue Yonder...)
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To: aculeus
Teachers who sign up to the course are primed to deal with queries from pupils on all kinds of sexual experience.

Here is an actual script the teachers are taught to "prime" them for possible responses they may get from a student.

Teacher: Morning, maiden!
Maiden: Good morning.
T: Are, uh,...are you a goer, eh? Know whatahmean, know whatahmean, nudge nudge, know whatahmean, say no more?
M: I, uh, I beg your pardon?
T: You, uh, you, do you go, eh, do you go, eh?
M: Well, I sometimes "go", yes.
T: Aaaaaaaah bet you do, I bet you do, say no more, say no more, knowwhatahmean, nudge nudge?
M: I'm afraid I don't quite follow you.
T: Follow me. Follow me. That's good, that's good! A nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat!
M: Are you, uh,...are you selling something?
T: SELLING! Very good, very good! Ay? Ay? Ay?
Oooh! Ya wicked Ay! Wicked Ay! Oooh hooh! Say No MORE!
M: Well, I, uh....
T: Are you, uh, are you a sport, ay?
M: Um, I like sport, yes!
T: I bet you do, I bet you do!
M: As a matter of fact I'm very fond of cricket.
T: 'Oo isn't? Like games, eh? Knew you would. Likes games, eh? You've been around a bit, been around?
M: I have traveled, yes. I'm from Scarsdale.
T: SAY NO MORE!! Scarsdale, saynomore, saynomore, saynomore!
M: I wasn't going to!
T: Oh! Well, never mind. Dib dib?

43 posted on 05/08/2004 8:50:14 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all)
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To: aculeus
Our leftists over hear are practicing that with our enemies now. I doubt they need any more lessons on the subject!!!!
44 posted on 05/08/2004 8:52:05 PM PDT by Defender2 (Defending Our Bill of Rights, Our Constitution, Our Country and Our Freedom!!!!)
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To: al baby
...HOHOHOHEHEHEHAHAHA. This is a definite save. Good on yer!!!
45 posted on 05/08/2004 8:56:33 PM PDT by gargoyle
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To: aculeus
AC, are they planning this for both state and public schools?
46 posted on 05/08/2004 8:56:45 PM PDT by navyblue
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To: aculeus
Oh... my... GOD.

I was hoping to see that the article was dated 4/1/04, but no such luck.
47 posted on 05/08/2004 8:59:05 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: aculeus; mhking
Just... Just...

You know.


A.K.A. Sleepy Brown

48 posted on 05/08/2004 9:04:50 PM PDT by rdb3 ($710.96... The price of freedom.)
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To: aculeus
I would love to post a picture of a young child with oral herpes/gonorrhea here, but it would be too graphic and distressing for this site.

49 posted on 05/08/2004 9:19:19 PM PDT by I still care
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To: EGPWS

Only the one...
50 posted on 05/08/2004 9:31:37 PM PDT by skepsel
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