Sexuality Websites for Parents/Professionals
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates for the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices. Site includes original and creative lesson plans for teachers and educators.
Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting (MOAPPP)
MOAPPP’s mission is to strengthen policies and programs related to adolescent pregnancy, prevention and parenting in Minnesota. Website focuses speficially on Minnesota. A free monthly e-news letter is available for subscription.
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Their mission is to improve the well-being of children, youth, and families by reducing teen pregnancy. The Campaign's goal is to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy by one-third between 1996 and 2005. Information and statistics on community colleges and other educational institutions provided.
Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (ReCAPP)
ReCAPP provides practical tools and information to effectively reduce sexual risk-taking behaviors. Teachers and health educators will find up-to-date, evaluated programming materials to help with their work with teens.
Campaign for Our Children
Sexual health information for 9-14-year old youth with a strong abstinence message, that includes contraception, drugs and sex, sexual violence prevention, safe dating, myths and facts, and feeling pressured.
The American Social Health Association (ASHA)
The American Social Health Association is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families, and communities, with a focus on preventing sexually transmitted diseases and infections (STDs/STIs) and their harmful consequences. This extensive and organized website provides facts about HIV/STDs as well as information about programs, condom use animations, resources, and legislative advocacy. Furthermore, this site provides links to useful and relevant multimedia such as facebook and myspace.
Advocates for Youth
Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world.