Young people and sexuality education : rethinking key debates
by Louisa Allen
Call Number: Central, HQ35 .A617 2011
Useful Library of Congress Subject Headings
To get a sense of what we might have on the topic of sexuality education, try a "SUBJECT begins with" search in Library Catalog using one of
the sample Library of Congress Subject Headings listed below:
Sex instruction for youth
Sex instruction United States Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Established in 1980 as the Center for Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.
NCPTP is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-ideological grassroots initiative to reduce the teen pregnancy rate. Their website is a great resource for statistics on teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. and state by state information.
The Planned Parenthood Federation was founded by Margaret Sanger, a pioneer of the American birth control movement. Their position is that "abstinence-only programs are inadequate to ensure sexual health." To that end they provide comprehensive education on sexuality and reproductive health to more than 1.3 million clients, according to their figures. Their website Teenwire.com is their source for sexuality and relationship information for teens.
SIECUS is a source for print and electronic resources on sexuality education, sexual health, and sexual rights. SIECUS offers assistance to educators, advocates, parents, researchers, physicians, and others working to expand sexual health programs, policies, and understanding.
An independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website. Founded in 1998, Scarleteen.com is visited by around three-quarters of a million diverse people each month worldwide, most between the ages of 15 and 25.
SEX, ETC. is a national newsletter and website written by teens, for teens, on teen sexual health issues. SEX, ETC. is developed by the Network for Family Life Education, an organization that supports balanced, comprehensive sexuality education.
a website devoted to comprehensive sex education based on the best research we have to date. The site is maintained by university students from the University of California, Santa Barbara who have studied advanced topics in human sexuality.
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