Press and Media

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What it's like to be a 20-something relationship virgin. (, Nov. 23 2015).

The new, nude-less Playboy wants to attract millennials. But does it know what they like? (Washington Post, Oct. 13, 2015)

Kylie Jenner and Bella Hadid are 18. Their boyfriends are 25. Why do their relationships elicit such different reactions? (Washington Post Sept. 11, 2015)

It Gets Better:  Montgomery College Professor Dr. Deborah Stearns (Montgomery College interview about why I am an LGBTQQ ally, Sept., 2013)

Museum Exhibits as Public Presentations of Group Identity:  Smithsonian Fellows Showcase 2011 (Presentation by Deborah Stearns at Montgomery College, February 2012)

Montgomery College Adopts LGBT Measures (Metro Weekly, Nov. 2011)

It Gets Better:  Montgomery College (Montgomery College's contribution to the It Gets Better Project, Oct. 2011)

Making It Better:  A Message of Hope from Montgomery College (Statement released in honor of LGBT History Month, Oct. 2011)

Being LGBT on Campus (Campus Conversations, Oct. 2011)

For Maryland Professor of the Year, human sexuality courses engage beyond books (Washington Post, Apr. 22, 2011)

A Maryland Professor of the Year embraces a ticklish topic:  Sex (Chronicle of Higher Education, Mar. 6, 2011)

MC instructor named Maryland Professor of the Year (Maryland Gazette, Dec. 8, 2010)

Maryland Professor of the Year 2010 (MCTV interview, Dec. 2010)

Deborah Stearns named 2010 Maryland Professor of the Year (Press Release, Montgomery College).

Savage Love Podcast, Episode 130 (Apr. 14, 2009) (Deborah Stearns' discussion with Dan Savage, starting around 22 minutes) [note that the podcast includes frank discussions of human sexuality and is meant for mature audiences]

Sex, lies, and moral panics (Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Sept. 2005)

Belly Vista:  Dancers move in mysterious ways at Montgomery College (Maryland Gazette, May 11, 2005)

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