New York high school students learn in sex ed that the definition of “vagina” is “sperm depository” and that gay people don’t exist according to a new study [PDF] by the New York Civil Liberties Union. The students also learn that if you have sex you WILL get an STD. The NYCLU report came out this month, but months before all this a Reddit user outed her New York school — saying the same thing. Here is that original Reddit post and 25 other examples of sex ed fails.
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