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The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States defines sexuality education as the lifelong process of acquiring information and forming attitudes, beliefs, and values. Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is a specialized type of sexuality education that provides learners with the information, values, and skills necessary to have a fulfilling, pleasurable, and healthy sexual life. CSE is designed to support young people on their journey to becoming sexually healthy adults and to help adults live a more authentic and fully realized sexual life. To accomplish this, CSE takes a sex-positive and -affirming approach that empowers learners to define and achieve their own sexual and relationship goals. As opposed to other approaches of sexuality education (which largely focus on the mechanics of sex and/or ...

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