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Many Ways of Being

Many Ways of Being

Many Ways of Being is an inclusive, youth-centered curriculum focused on gender equity, healthy relationships, and safer sex practices.Where We Started Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice (formerly known as Promundo-US), in partnership with Child...

Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed: A Focus on LGBTQIA+ Youth

Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed: A Focus on LGBTQIA+ Youth

Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed: A Focus on LGBTQIA+ YouthDecember 2021Research shows that inclusive classrooms are necessary in supporting the diverse academic, social, emotional, and communication needs of all students. Join True You Maryland partner Vanessa Geffrard to...

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education November 2016 Assuming someone’s gender identity or sexual orientation based on how they look, assuming that all young people are only attracted to the “opposite” gender, teaching that there are only opposite genders...

Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

Working with Patients Experiencing Human TraffickingDecember 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor...

LGBTQ+ 101

LGBTQ+ 101

LGBTQ+ 101Training Available Online & In-PersonHow can sex educators ensure that students of all sexualities and genders feel seen and affirmed? This training covers the basic knowledge instructors need to feel competent leading discussions and answering...

Youth 360

Youth 360

How and where youth live, learn, and play matters.Where We Started In 2013, our strategic plan laid out a road map for the future of adolescent sexual and reproductive health. We took our time assessing our funders, key stakeholders, members, and colleagues in the...

Connecting With Youth Who Are LGBTQ+

Connecting With Youth Who Are LGBTQ+

Connecting with Youth Who Are LGBTQ+U Choose to Know Digest, 2020 Gender and Sexuality Alliances or Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) have been around since the 1980s providing youth who identify as LGBTQ+ and their allies a safe space to support and connect with one...

Are You a Trauma-Informed Sex Educator?

Are You a Trauma-Informed Sex Educator?

Are You a Trauma-Informed Sex Educator? U Choose to Know Digest, 2020 As a teacher, you undoubtedly strive to be inclusive of all your students, including those who have experienced trauma. You are also probably aware that sex education requires navigating many...

Being an Ally to Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ+

Being an Ally to Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ+

Being an Ally to Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ+U Choose to Know Digest, 2018Young people consume more media than ever before. The images they see and messages they receive impact not just how they view the world, but how they view themselves. The messages young people...

Serving Everyone: Providing Health Services to LGBTQ+ Youth

Serving Everyone: Providing Health Services to LGBTQ+ Youth

Serving Everyone Providing Sexual & Reproductive Health Services to LGBTQ+ Youth2018With this module, learn how sexual and reproductive health providers can better treat LGBTQIA+ students with respect. You can meet two students that identify as LGBTQIA+ and learn...

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online 2017When approaching topics such as adolescent sexuality, technology, and social media, it is sometimes tempting for adults, even sexuality educators, to focus solely on the Internet Age’s harmful and problematic byproducts for adolescent...

Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Resources and supports for youth who are victims and survivors of human trafficking should be youth-centered, trauma-informed, and holistic.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on October 24, 2016Position Healthy Teen Network supports the development...

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