Sexuality and Young People
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
”KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information about children from before birth through adolescence. KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone.”
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’.
SIECUS (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States) has compiled lesson plans on many different topics related on topics such as sexual and reproductive health, puberty, relationships, sexual orientation, body image, self-esteem, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and more.
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”.
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.
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.
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 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.