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development courses context. They believe that doing it this way, you won't be focusing solely on sex and reproduction, but you will also be helping them build confidence and self-esteem (Pardini, P., 2015).
William Masters & Virginia Johnson 1960sWilliam Masters and Virginia Johnson developed a set of writings on the human sexual response in the 1960s. These writings became a focal event in history and had a major impact on sexual education also. It is because of the work that they have done that we have such a great understanding as to how and why we function the way we do sexually. Their discoveries gave us counselors to help us develop more professional ways of handling our sexual shortcomings (Models of Sexual Response - Our Bodies Ourselves, 2011).
AIDS/HIV1981The AIDS epidemic was discovered June 5, 1981, when five cases of healthy, but gay men in Los Angeles caught the eyes of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention due to a rare lung infection called Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. By the end of 1981, there had been a total of 270 cases among gay men. Out of those 270 cases, there were 171 reported deaths. The US Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act in July of 1990. AIDS became the number 1 cause of death in men ages 25-44 in 1992. The CDC published a set of guidelines on how to prevent the spread of HIV on May 20, 1994. By the end of 1995, there were half a million cases reported in America. The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS reported that there has been a huge decline in new HIV infections in the past decade on November 24, 2009. The HIV travel and immigration ban was lifted on January 4, 2010 (A Timeline of HIV/AIDS, 2011).
References: A Timeline of HIV/AIDS. (2011, June 5). Retrieved January 8, 2016, from