This section incorporates sites relevant to the various viewpoints associated with the issue of sex education. The ODP description of the listed sites will be as objective and neutral as practicable. ODP cannot discriminate based on an organizations' creed. Sex Education Education Issues Society.
Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence. Sex education that covers all of these aspects is known as comprehensive sex education. Common avenues for sex education are parents or caregivers, formal school programs, and public health campaigns.
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- The ABC of Sex Education for Trainables , a short film informing people about the need to educate the mentally disabled ("trainables") about sex.
- About Your Sexuality - About Your Sexuality, or AYS, was a comprehensive sex education course published by the Unitarian Universalist Association in 1970, with further revisions in 1973, 1978 and 1983. The course materials were originally developed by Deryck Calderwood.
- Adolescent sexuality - Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings. Interest in sexuality intensifies during the onset of puberty, and sexuality is often a vital aspect of teenagers' lives.
- Age of consent - The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts and is thus the minimum age of a person with whom another person is legally permitted to engage in sexual activity.
- AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) in the US.
- Comprehensive sex education - Comprehensive sex education is a sex education instruction method that aims to give students the knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to make appropriate and healthy choices in their sexual lives.
- Prevention of HIV/AIDS
- Harm reduction
- Sexuality and society
- Promotes Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS) www
Promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS), and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices. Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US (SIECUS).
- US National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy www
US non-profit organization provides statistics on adolescent pregnancy, Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, poll results and analyses of factors affecting teenage sexual behavior, sex education materials, advice on what prevention measures work, and other resources. National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
- Large Rethinking Schools Online - Let's Talk About Sex www
Large collection of articles and editorials describing and supporting comprehensive sexuality education and criticizing abstinence-only curricula that "leave teens without the facts they need to protect themselves". Rethinking Schools Online - Let's Talk About Sex.
- Article Does Sex Education Work? www
Article reviews research and argues that a comprehensive risk prevention strategy should use multiple elements to protect as many of those at risk of pregnancy and STD/HIV infection as possible. Sex Education Work?. Does Sex Education Work?.
- Examines MSNBC - Carnal Knowledge: The Sex Ed Debate www
Examines the debate and how both sides see the worsening sitution as a reason for their case. MSNBC - Carnal Knowledge: The Sex Ed Debate.
- An NPR : Sex Education in America www
An overwhelming majority of Americans want sex education in schools, Sex Education in America, but there is still disagreement over how it should be taught. With analysis and the surveys. NPR : Sex Education in America.
- Article AlterNet: Planned Parenthood's Pricey Pills www
Article and commentary about the high cost of contraception at US clinics. AlterNet: Planned Parenthood's Pricey Pills.
- Christian Culture War Hits Local Pharmacy www
Christian Science Monitor article about the issues involved when pharmacists refuse (on religious or moral grounds) to fill prescriptions for contraceptives and morning-after pills. Culture War Hits Local Pharmacy.
- Promotes NVSH www
Promotes and provides comprehensive sexual information and instruction. NVSH. Includes insights into sexual practices, problems and cultures. NVSH.
- Information Your Sex Health www
Information about reproductive and sexual health, Sex Health, including emotional, physical and relationship issues. [English, French and Spanish] Your Sex Health.
- Alcohol's Alcohol and Sexual Assault www
Alcohol's role in sexual assault. Alcohol and Sexual Assault.
- Alberta Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Centres www
Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Centres (AASAC) is a non-profit charitable organization who works to support individuals and families affected by sexual assault in Alberta, Association of Sexual Assault Centres, Canada. Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Centres.
- An Educational Pathways to Power www
An address by Hilary Lips - recipient of the New Zealand Federation of University Women's Distinguished American Scholar Award - and distributed by Radford University's Center for Gender Studies. Educational Pathways to Power.
- Committed Equity Center www
Committed to helping public school personnel embrace the key concepts of equity and eliminate bias and discrimination in the context of their day-to-day activities. Equity Center.
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