Sex education in France

The fight against endometriosis begins at school

2016.06.28

"Your period is natural, but not the pain!". This is the message that the French association 'Info Endometriose' want to convey through a dedicated web site about endometriosis, a gynecological disease in which tissue ...

A film about French youth’s extreme sex

2016.01.22

Biarritz, France, modern times. Alex and George, two adolescents who are discovering sex are not satisfied with a “standard” relationship. In the age in which they live, they are used to getting everything they ...

An inside view of polyamory

2016.01.04

Will Isabelle succeed in convincing her partner that having more than one relationship at the same time is not so bad? A French docu-comedy called Lutine, presented at the Non-Monogamies and Contemporary Intimacies Conference ...

Seven fun videos that explain sex and love to children

2015.10.15

“Dad, how are babies made?” That's how eight-year-old Léa manages to stump and embarrass her father while he's reading her a bedtime story. Her brother Lucas, who is just a little older, asks their ...

Silicone vaginal rings to protect against HIV

2015.09.23

Researchers at University Jean Monnet of Saint-Etienne, France have succeeded in developing a vaginal silicone ring that delivers molecules that act on both HIV and herpes virus. These preliminary results demonstrate the ability of ...

A film about young Muslim women’s sexual curiosity

2015.07.01

“If you say yes, you're a whore! You can have fun after the wedding!” This is the opening scene of Haramiste, a short film by director Antoine Desrosières, released yesterday in French cinemas. It's ...

The French make love but don’t trust the pill

2014.05.14

Concerned about the risk of thrombosis, the French are abandoning the pill, especially pills based on drospirenone. Paradoxically, they prefer returning to more traditional methods to plan their fertility, as discovered from the last ...