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It’s not “just sex”, it’s JUST sex! | Al Vernacchio | TEDxYouth@SanDiego
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How do you live your sexual life when nobody is watching? Sexuality educator Al Vernacchio illustrates how our most private behaviors create a ripple effect, and explains how deliberate thinking can make the world a more just, free, open and affirming place.

Al Vernacchio is a four-time TED talk speaker and nationally recognized sexuality educator and author. He teaches at Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, PA where he also organizes sexuality programming, provides parent education on human sexuality, and is the faculty advisor for the Gender and Sexual Orientation Alliance. His work was featured in The New York Times Magazine, and on NPR’s “Morning Edition”. In addition, Al is the author of For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to Teens about Sexuality, Values, and Health.

TEDxYouth@SanDiego is an independently organized TEDx event designed by youth, for youth to bring the power of big ideas to the youth of San Diego -- and the world. http://www.TEDxYouthSanDiego.com

Al Vernacchio, M.S.Ed. is a sexuality educator, author, and speaker.
He teaches at Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, PA where he
also organizes sexuality programming, provides parent education
on human sexuality, and is the faculty advisor for the Gender and
Sexual Orientation Alliance. Al has lectured, published articles, and
offered workshops throughout the country on sexuality topics. His
work was featured in “Teaching Good Sex”, a November, 2011
cover story in The New York Times Magazine, and on NPR’s
“Morning Edition”. In addition, Al is a 4-time TED Talk speaker and
is the author of For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to
Teens about Sexuality, Values, and Health, published by Harper-
Collins.

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