puberty

Wait, What? It's Finally Here?!? (It is!)

From Heather Corinna, founder and director of Scarleteen.com, and Isabella Rotman, cartoonist, sex educator and Scarleteen artist-in-residence, comes a new graphic novel guide -- and activity book! -- that covers essential topics for preteens and young teens about their changing bodies and feelings. Find out all about it, and sneak preview one of our fave sections, here!

I feel uncomfortable in my body, but don't know how to express it to my parents: please help!

Anonymous asks:
I'm a 14 year old who was assigned female sex at birth, but recently I've started to feel insecure, angry and depressed about my body. Whenever I get my period I feel super grossed out and uncomfortable, as well as angry and frustrated. I've tried to talk to my mom but I just don't know how to express it to her, and I'm worried that my parents will have a bad reaction....

Baby Fat, Or Why the Ugly Duckling is a Rubbish Story.

Anonymous asks:
I've always been pudgy and although I've always struggled with it I've recently learned to acknowledge that hey! I can look average and I have fairly nice parts. But I have a really large stomach, I mean, I try to eat pretty healthily I don't exercise as much as I should but I know loads of people with the same lifestyle but small stomachs....

关于青春期

青春期的生理變化,以及性成熟導致性成熟,以及完整的身體生長的過程。在青春期,你的整個身體穿過增長苗頭,直到它已成為身體成熟的骨量和規模,以及性器官和第二性徵的發育和成熟。機會是,如果你在這個網站上,你很可能已經開始進入青春期。

关于阴茎的真相

扔一塊石頭在任何性教育網站或服務,請問有什麼我們得到的最常見的問題是來自人類和我們都會告訴你,它是關於陰莖的大小。我們不與這片我們將永遠不會再次詢問想像,但我們希望這些答案讓你們更好的填補這樣你就可以感覺良好,你自己,你的陰莖,並不管你做什麼(或不)做它們。

Connecting with WOC and Sexuality

Sexuality in ColorEver since puberty, I found my body to be a site of shame, something I desperately wanted to escape.

A transplant to predominantly white Catholic schools on Long Island, I was immediately deemed ugly. I had an older sister, but we were close enough in age that we were navigating puberty around the same time. As second-generation daughters of immigrant parents, we were on our own as far as navigating the personal and social meanings of our bodies.

Bothered by being "hot and bothered"

Jackieson9d8
asks:
I'm 14 and am constantly hot and bothered and have constant erections. I've been like this for as long as I can remember even when I was little. I find I have to masturbate every 4 to 7 days or I will start to ache when I get a erection. I'm a little worried but I can't exactly discuss this with family or friends because it's embarrassing....