A comprehensive website for parents and youth, this has a great deal of accurate and empowering information about reproductive and sexual health. There are specific areas about different types of sex education, parent-child communication, violence and harassment, religion and spirituality to name a few. In various sections below I reference specific pages from this website.
With a mission to make accurate and comprehensive sex education available to all, this organization provides a great deal of information for anyone seeking to learn more. In addition, articles on a variety of topics including parent-child communication about sexuality. It also lists resources for faith-based communities.
This section of the Planned Parenthood website provides a wealth of tools including videos and dialogue examples that make the material easier to grasp and process. The website is beneficial to all parents seeking to educate their children and promote healthy sexuality and healthy communications. A variety of FAQs allow parents to focus on their important questions, such as how to start talking about sexuality with kids and how early such education should begin. There are a variety of other resources such as parenting teens who may be sexually active or helping teens delay having sex.
This site from the California Family Health Council is a good example of what various states are offering their residents. It gives examples of how parents can build trust, provide support, and share their values with their children. There is also information on teens’ healthcare rights.
PFLAG’s website: https://www.pflag.org/
The first link above is to the national organization, one of the oldest organizations to support parents, families, friends, and allies of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer) people. The second link is an excellent example from PFLAG Atlanta of what parents of a child they think is gay might consider, say, and do.
Are you seeking knowledge about sexuality, tips for connecting with your kids, or information about parenting groups? I’ve compiled some examples of quality resources here for you.