Talking dirty: De-stigmatising conversations on sex | Kate Dawson | TEDxGalway



Kate Dawson is a sex researcher and educator, and advocates to us the benefits of sexual health promotion and why we should talk more openly about it. Using examples from her research she shows us how we can approach the topic honestly with our children, communicate things better with our partners, and feel a bit more at ease with ourselves. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at Kate is a sex researcher and educator. Her research focuses on young people’s use of Internet pornography. She is developing an evidence base for the development of a youth-centred pornography literacy intervention for teenagers, which aims to promote critical engagement with pornographic content. Kate is a passionate advocate for sexual health promotion and works on the “WISER” sex education programme developing and delivering sexual health education workshops in Irish schools and universities This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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