The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality

The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality is a medical journal focusing on Canadian Human Sexuality

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 3, Fall

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Special Theme Issue of the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality (CJHS)
On March 14-15, 2008, an invited group of researchers, policy makers and community leaders in the field of adolescent sexual health gathered at the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to contribute to a series of research presentations and round-table...
Challenging Ethno-Cultural and Sexual Inequities: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis of Teachers, Health Partners and University Students' Views on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
Abstract: Research on sexual health education has lacked a critical analysis of the implementation of curricula through the lens of human rights. Drawing on feminist theories we explore how sexual health education incorporates the intersections of...
Characteristics of Canadian Youth Reporting a Very Early Age of First Sexual Intercourse
Abstract: The present study examined the correlates of having experienced first sexual intercourse (FSI) at a very early age using a large, national classroom sample of Canadian adolescents from the Canadian Youth, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Study...
Difficulties with Sexual Functioning in a Sample of Male and Female Late Adolescent and Young Adult University Students
Abstract: Despite the considerable research attention given to sexual health outcomes such as sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies among youth, little is known about either the positive or problematic aspects of sexual functioning...
Sexuality and Sexual Health of Canadian Adolescents: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Abstract: A profile of the sexual health and behaviours of contemporary Canadian adolescents is developed based on current research and compared to adolescents in the latter half of the 20th century. While notable changes occurred in the sexual lives...
Stigma Management? the Links between Enacted Stigma and Teen Pregnancy Trends among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students in British Columbia
Abstract: Over the past decade, several large-scale school-based studies of adolescents in Canada and the U.S. have documented health disparities for lesbian, gay and bisexual teens compared to their heterosexual peers, such as higher rates of suicide...