Sex and sexuality are part of life. Sexual identities include heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered. Learn about contraception and safe sex. Health conditions, disability, ageing or sexual dysfunction can affect sex but support is available.
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Topic: Sex education
By four, most children are curious about certain sexual issues, and they need honest answers to their questions.
Some parents find it hard to talk with their primary age children about sex, but help is available.
Talking about sex with your child is easier if you start when they are young, but it's never too late.
Mothers are more likely to talk about intimate, emotional and psychological aspects of sex than fathers.
Young people with intellectual disabilities have the same range of sexual feelings and desires as young people without disabilities.
All people, including those with disabilities, have the right to explore and express their sexuality in appropriate ways.