Rachel Jeinsonne is a sex education expert, the author of Sex at Every Age, and the co-creator of the sex ed show Sex at every age.
In this week of The Newsroom, she joins the show to talk about how sex education is changing and how it can be challenging for educators.
Rachel joins host Josh Marshall and senior political correspondent Matt Wuerker to talk with Rachel about what it’s like to be an advocate for sex ed, why she thinks we should keep pushing forward with sex education, and how she’s changing her career path to support her goal of becoming a sex ed expert.
Rachel’s writing on sex education for The Newsrooms has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, and other publications.
Rachel is the coauthor of the book Sex at Any Age: What Parents Need to Know, the coeditor of Sex and the City: The Essential Guide to Sex, and is currently working on a book of essays on her journey as a sex educator.
She is also the host of The Sex Education Podcast, which airs on The Politics Podcast every Monday at 6:00 p.m. on Sirius XM.