Sexuality Weblinks

Sexuality and Young People

Advocates for Youth

This organization works both in the United States and in developing countries mainly focused on adolescent reproductive and sexual health. This site has many resources for researchers and a ‘Sex Ed Center’ for parents.

AMAZE

This site publishes reliable and accurate video content for young people on a variety of sexuality-related topics. It also has resources for parents and educators.

Choice for Youth’s SRHR (Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights) Glossary

This is a youth-led sexual and reproductive health and rights organisation based in the Netherlands. Their SRHR glossary clarifies terms related to sexuality and SRHR advocacy.

Coalition for Positive Sexuality

This site is about all things sexuality, written for teenagers. Check out their ‘Just Say Yes’ and ‘Resources’ sections for information about sex, consent, sexual & reproductive health and more.

I Wanna Know

Discusses teen sexual health and sexually transmitted infections. This US-based site has a section on the controversial issue of abstinence, which has been suggested as one of many ways of protecting oneself from unwanted consequences of unsafe sex.

Scarleteen: Sex Ed for the Real World

A site with in-depth sexuality education resources for teens, including basic introductory information about changing bodies, STDs, relationship issues, body image and more. The website also provides online forums for teens to ask questions and has a useful section called ‘Advice from an Abuse Survivor’.

Sex, Etc.

An award-winning national magazine and website on sexual health that is written by teens, for teens. The site has an information center, ‘sex ed dictionary’, videos, forums, polls, a blog and games on “the lighter side of sex ed”.

Sexuality Resource Center for Parents (Chinese & English)

This site guides parents through the process of talking to their children about sexuality. It has resources for parents of children and teens with and without disabilities.

Talk About Sex

This is a site for teens that is run by SIECUS (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States). It has pages on the definition of sexuality, gender identity, relationships, sexual behaviour and more.

Teen Line

This is a US-based organisation through which teenagers can ask their peers questions about health, relationships, emotions, sex and more. Teens can call or text the US phone number, email their questions or post on the Teen Line message boards.

The Hormone Factory

“The aim of this site is to support parents and teachers in talking to children about sexual and reproductive development, to answer the questions children often ask, and the ones they don’t (but wonder about).” The site has sections addressed to both children and parents.

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