A survey of sex education literature confirms parents' self-reports regarding sex information imparted to their children. With relatively few exceptions, young children and even teenagers are taught that "boys have a penis and girls have a vagina," without further linguistic distinctions made regarding the sensitive external genitals of the female child. It is suggested that this incomplete, undifferentiated, and often inaccurate picture of female genitals prevents the growing girl from achieving pride in femininity, and may lead to anxiety and confusion regarding her sexuality.
A public health emergency
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Unpicking the myth
Members of a small women's rights group, Liverpool ReSisters , have declared that "women don't have penises. It's an attention-grabbing stunt. But are they right? Well, it depends on what they mean by "women.
This feeling followed him through adulthood. Who Stephens was supposed to be is a man. However, he was assigned female at birth also known as AFAB. This incongruence is a condition known as gender dysphoria. In , Stephens underwent a mastectomy.