Sex-education textbooks surveyed by an LGBT student advocacy group points to misinformation and perpetuation of socially misconstrued taboos and anti-gay discrimination.

“Masturbation will lead to mental disorders and homosexuality,” was one such lesson taught in a sex—ed textbook in China, according to HIV/AIDS activist Humphrey Wou who attended an International Conference on Sexuality in Kunming, China.

This was what one presenter reading aloud from a textbook that had been widely used in high school classrooms in the city of Hangzhou for years, he said, according to thenation.com. READ FULL

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