Shift Education

Parents, I’ve got your back!

Teacher & Parents, I've got your back! Why might you follow Shift Education? You're a parent, a teacher, or both and wonder what the H E double hockey sticks is happening with sex and sexuality in the world, and when your kid starts to twerk to the latest Drake song your mind is blown. You are a parent of a child/youth/young adult with a cognitive delay and they too are twerking, and checking out babes Online and in person because they...

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Women Winning in RIO

Women in Rio have been top performers. Sexism is tired and ready to die a quick and useful death for all the young people in the world to benefit. Have a laugh and see some examples of sexism showing it's ugly head again. Watch on Facebook...

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Amy Schumer on Bodies

Okay, I've never had an eating disorder, but I've always and still do flirt with my old friends 'Sugar' and 'Eating Whatever I Want.' Two old friends that have been there for me all along.  Recently, I've developed a closer relationship with 'Salty,' he is really tasty and again very loyal, always close by when I need him. Our relationship with food matters, and what matters more is your health, being comfortable in whatever body, shape, size, height, colour, hair, teeth,...

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Private Parts & Preschoolers

Preschoolers are real adventurers.  One 5 year old I know is extra careful when out hiking with her mum. In the trail, she turned to her mum and whispered, "We can't go down that path, there are penises and vaginas down there." "What do you mean?" "If we walk down there we will bump into a bunch of," whispering again, "penises, vaginas, and bums." Her mum attempts a neutral face and says, "Why do you think that?" "Because," she said, "the sign says Private...

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Happiness looks like

Let me tell you about these two young people. Kiera had been asking her boyfriend Matt for a ring for quite sometime — think years. He had been delivering several rings: from the dentist, a few more from the Dollar Store and finally a real one. Kiera was happy to receive a ring every single time. In fact, it got me thinking that taking off rings, re-asking, re-committing a promise, then putting them back on again with a kiss is...

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