The revised Guidance presents sexuality with a positive approach, recognizing that CSE goes beyond educating about reproduction, risks and disease. To highlight the consensus that sex education matters and to press for the political support needed to get good quality SRE in all classrooms, we are running 12 months of online discussion and debate. So SEF and others have called for compulsory sex and relationships education SRE to be taught to all children and young people from primary schools upwards. Too many young people receive confusing and conflicting information about relationships and sex, as they make the transition from childhood to adulthood. This has led to an increasing demand from young people for reliable information, which prepares them for a safe, productive and fulfilling life. These views are generally voiced and portrayed in the media because conservative advocates express their views on various platforms for increased exposure. Today, the consensus of support for SRE is bigger and broader than ever before. For example, recognising diversity in different family structures, examining gender roles and norms, and strategies that address online bullying and homophobic bullying. Significant to note here is that most New Zealand youth aged 17 and under have not ever had sex. One young person told us sex education matters because "without it, we'd still be giggling uncomfortably whenever anything to do with sex is mentioned". Over the years people have argued that sex education must be more than just the biology of puberty and reproduction, and must look at the real life context too — ie relationships. Young people who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual often feel marginalised and isolated, and experience less inclusive environments in schools. Of those who were sexually active: For example, some young people receive unwanted sexual material e.