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The birds and the bees don't always have the happiest relationship.

Do they really do it better in the Netherlands?

Let’s talk about sex. Sex-ed, that is.

Author Bonnie Rough’s new book Beyond the Birds and the Bees draws on her experiences in the Netherlands to question (and hopefully improve) the way American schools and parents discuss sex with their kids. She joined Bill Radke in conversation with Greg Smallidge, a sex educator who teaches classes and workshops on puberty and sexuality.

In what would ordinarily be the second week of school, teachers are still striking in Tumwater, Battle Ground, and Tacoma. Sean Robinson of the Tacoma News Tribune has been covering the strikes.

­San Francisco’s corporate cafeterias may be a thing of the past (although many are thriving right here in Seattle). We spoke to three folks with an opinion on that: San Francisco City Supervisor Ahsha Safai, retired Seattle chef Christine Keff, and Roz Edison, co-owner of Marination restaurant. It’s at the foot of Amazon’s Doppler building in South Lake Union.

Seventeen years ago today, 38 planes were diverted to a small Newfoundland town. What happened there in the aftermath of 9/11 was memorialized in the musical Come From Away. KUOW’s Marcie Sillman spoke to Mo Chapman, a Seattleite who was on one of those planes.