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Sex Ed Resources for High School Youth (+13 y.o. *and it's not Porn!)


Information about puberty, sexual education, bodies and attraction is normal, but finding entertaining, engaging and reputable resource options can be hit and miss. Here is a great list of books and shows for teens to learn more that does NOT include pornography. Teens need and want to learn about sex, consent and relationships and these are some terrific, healthy, responsible and factual resources to share - they are more mature, so this is a list for older teens for sure.


Websites:

AMAZE Videos: Amaze takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun animated videos that give you all the answers you actually want to know about sex, your body and relationships — www.amaze.org

Tristan Taormino: Feminist author educator activist - http://tristantaormino.com

Cindy Gallup: YouTube — https://bit.ly/39SFo63

The Sex Education Show: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1415154/

ASAP Science: YouTube Channel — https://bit.ly/2QDEHWL

Sexplanations: YouTube Channel — https://bit.ly/2FCMrSc

QMUNITY: Support for Youth - BC’s Queer Resource Centre — www.qmunity.ca

Options for Sexual Health: A free, confidential sexual health referral & information service — www.optionsforsexualhealth.org

Netflix: "Sex Education" www.netflix.com

Scarlet Teen: Sex Ed for the Real World: Advice, articles, message boards regarding any topic related to sexual health education. — www.scarleteen.com

Kids Health: A safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information & advice about health, emotions, & life. — www.kidshealth.org

Sex & U: Videos, games and apps, information on any topic related to sexual health education. — www.sexandu.ca

ConsentEd: We all deserve a world without sexual violence. — www.consented.ca

Bloom For All: Resources for Parents, Teens and Educators https://bloomforall.com/educator/teen-dashboard/teen-home/


Books:

S.E.X.: The All You Need to Know by Heather Corinna. A sexuality guide to get you through your teens and twenties.

Head's Up by Dr. Teesha Morgan & Constance Lynn Hummell, M.A.A discussion of sexual acts and will expand your understanding of sexual activity.

Joy of Sex: by Alex Comfort. The timeless guide to lovemaking.

The Guide To Getting It On by Paul Joannides. If you're going to own just one instructional book about sex, this is the one.


Help Line

1-800-Sex-Sense Line (1-800-739-7367) A free, confidential sexual health referral and information service open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Pacific Time).

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