Tinder. #MeToo. New forms of contraception. Pride. Consent. The world of sex and relationships is changing fast, thanks to shifting social attitudes and an explosion of new technology. It is more important than ever that young people learn how to navigate these new trends and build healthy and respectful relationships. The Day has broken some of them down in this special report, designed for PSHE and SRE.
Marriage, #MeToo and dating in the dark ages
Do we need new rules for dating? The feminist revolutions of the 1900s ended centuries of strict rituals for young couples. In the #MeToo era, should we look to the past for guidance?
Tinder and the dating tech revolution
Has technology transformed dating for the better? Apps like Tinder have revolutionised the way people find partners, but some experts are warning this tech boom could be harming teenagers.
Male pill hailed as new era for equality
Would a male pill make relationships more equal? More than 50 years after the female pill launched, a game-changing new contraceptive for men is finally on the horizon.
LGBT pupils and the long fight for acceptance
Are LGBT relationships truly accepted in 2018? Almost half of LGBT pupils are bullied at school, but campaigners say inclusive sex education could be the key to ending discrimination.
Yes means yes: the rise of affirmative consent
Is it the best policy? After a horrific sexual assault case shocked the nation, Spain became the latest country to write affirmative consent into law. But what does it mean?