If you are a teen or young adult who lives at home during COVID-19, and are dating or sexually active with a partner, navigating this part of your life -- with your partner, with parents or guardians -- is complicated. A lot of households and families are having to negotiate what the new dating normal looks like. Here are some ideas to help make those discussions smoother.
Who knew a discussion with an ex-boyfriend about squirting would set Pussypedia co-founder Zoe Mendelson on a quest across the internet in search of trustworthy, fact-based sexual health information about her body that led to starting a bilingual, diverse, and inclusive digital encyclopedia? (Not Zoe!) We talked to her to find out all about this new resource and Zoe's experience making it.
Sex educator Eva Bloom's YouTube sex education series.
Site and services from sex educator Kim Cavill, including the Six Minute Sex Ed Podcast, which helps people talk openly about sex, relationships, and growing up.
Sex is a Funny Word: a great, inclusive starter book on sex and bodies for elementary and middle readers.
An incredibly diverse and rich list of sex education resources specifically for or about those with disabilities. In coordination with Couwenhoven, RespectAbility released this lengthy guide featuring resources for sexual education for children, teenagers and adults with disabilities, with a focus on those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
An extensive and highly diverse list of excellent sex, sexuality and disability resources -- websites, books and more -- from the wonderful people at the CSPH.
Guidelines for support and sexual health education for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities via the Sexual Health Equity for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (SHEIDD) project, which works to promote comprehensive sexual health education for youth with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
If you don’t know about what it’s like to be pregnant at any or every stage and you just want half a clue, this is your article.