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Education Legislation Will Empower Young People

Education Legislation Will Empower Young People

Introduced during Sex Ed for All Month, education legislation will empower young people with information and accessMay 16, 2019For Immediate ReleaseW ashington, DC — Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Real Education for Healthy Youth...

This Earth Day, Consider a Green Sex Ed

This Earth Day, Consider a Green Sex Ed

Let's celebrate this Earth Dat with a green sex ed — a holistic appproach to well-being outcomes in addition to risk reduction.By Nicholas Sufrinko April 22, 2019I have long maintained that sex education in the United States is too science-centric, too focused on...

The Professional Learning Standards for Sex Education Are Here!

The Professional Learning Standards for Sex Education Are Here!

The Sex Education Collaborative is delighted to share their first product to help existing sex education teachers become more effective.By Valerie Sedivy, PhD April 15, 2019Have you ever wondered why we have student standards for sex education in schools, guidance...

Because Where We Learn Matters

Because Where We Learn Matters

Today is National Healthy Schools Day, sponsored by Healthy Schools Network to raise awareness of issues of environmental health at school.April 2, 2019Today is National Healthy Schools Day, sponsored by Healthy Schools Network to raise awareness of issues of...

How to Prioritize Your Mental Health in College: Tips from a Senior

How to Prioritize Your Mental Health in College: Tips from a Senior

College can sometimes be an overwhelming experience. Arsha Pinson is sharing her tips on prioritizing mental health as an undergrad senior.By Arsha PinsonMarch 21, 2019 I never imagined how fun but challenging college would be, but now being in my final semester of...

5 Tips to Help Your Child Set Good Healthcare Habits

5 Tips to Help Your Child Set Good Healthcare Habits

The habits we develop when we’re young set the tone for our habits as adults. Preventative healthcare could save a lot of heartache.By Alex EislerMarch 14, 2019The habits we develop when we’re young set the tone for our habits as adults. Many of us could improve how...

What is Endometriosis?

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a common yet often misunderstood disease. Read more about the cause, the symptoms, the pressing issues, and what we can do.By Allison Tomai Felsen March 8, 2019Endometriosis, often referred to as “endo,” is a common health problem that can affect...

3 Ways to Talk about Consent with Your Teen

3 Ways to Talk about Consent with Your Teen

Any good sex talk between parent and teen must include a discussion about sexual consent. Here are three tips for a talk on consent.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD February 28, 2019Any good sex talk between parent and teen must include a discussion about sexual...

The foundation of sex education? Enthusiastic consent.

The foundation of sex education? Enthusiastic consent.

Alison Machlin is sharing the use of enthuasiatic content in sex education, specifically, what it means to give and get consent for sexual activity.By Alison MacklinFebruary 11, 2019 We all want people to have consensual and pleasurable sex. Of course, not everyone...

2019 #RJResolutions

2019 #RJResolutions

Healthy Teen Network joined SisterSong and many others on January 1st for a tweetstorm to talk about our reproductive justice resolutions for this coming year.By Allison Tomai Felsen January 2, 2019What are your hopes, goals, and vision for 2019? Healthy Teen Network...

Today, I choose to be hopeful.

Today, I choose to be hopeful.

There were some small wins in this midterm election. They might help us get a little bit close to dismantling the patriarchy and adjusting an imbalance of power.By Gina Desiderio September 28, 2018Today, I choose to be hopeful. Maybe it’s naïve. Maybe it’s a...

Some Thoughts on the P-Word

Some Thoughts on the P-Word

Let us show you how we are centering pleasure in adolescent sex ed with the #HealthyTeen18 Design Challenge. By Nicholas Sufrinko July 31, 2018 I have a thought. What if, despite the continued attacks from an administration hostile to providing adolescents with...

5 Resources on Being Sex-Positive

5 Resources on Being Sex-Positive

We’ve compiled this list of five resources and articles to give you a good overview of what it means to be sex-positive—and some ways to defend the importance of such an approach.By Kelly Connelly June 15, 2017We are committed to a sex-positive, comprehensive approach...

Helping Pregnant and Parenting Teens Find Housing

Helping Pregnant and Parenting Teens Find Housing

We compiled these resources that could be useful for young people who are pregnant and experiencing homelessness in the United States.April 18, 2018In 2002, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the U.S. Department of Justice estimated that...

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