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Making Safer Sex Sexy & the Myth of Sex Addiction

This past Thursday, my Human Sexuality students at NYU got a double treat.

DrDavidLey_SkypeInFirst, Dr David Ley, a clinical psychologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Skyped into our class on Sexual Dysfunctions to share his perspective on the hotly-debated notions of hypersexuality and sex addiction. Dr Ley is the author of the controversial book The Myth of Sex Addiction that challenges the idea that people can get addicted to sex, even if they are truly suffering due to their sexual behaviors or desires. Thank you Dr David Ley!!

KateMcCombs_Spring2015Later that afternoon, the amazing sex educator Kate McCombs, MPH did an optional, after-class workshop on Eroticizing Safer Sex. Kate brought her extensive knowledge, interactive approach, and incredibly charming personality to bust some myths on STIs prevalence and transmission, provide accurate information on STI protection and testing, and share invaluable tips on how to incorporate safer sex behaviors in sex without ruining the moment. And, thanks to the awesome folks at Lucky Bloke: Global Condom Experts, each student left with a little goody bag of condoms and lube! Thank you Kate!!

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