People tend to ask me how I started, or ‘Why are you doing this? What is a sex educator?’ Well, the light bulb moment for me was at the very beginning of January 2013. I was an adult volunteering at a peace education camp in Ottawa, Canada for teens aged mostly 15-18. I’ve been going to this CISV winter camp since I myself was 15, and I am well aware of the incredible safe space created by the participants to discuss all manner of issues.
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