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The Kids Are All Right: More Than Love Makes a Family

Beneath the Blue-state, sexually open-minded veneer of The Kids Are All Right lies a rather solid traditional-values core, striking a blow for family integrity, regardless of exactly who’s in the family.

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Get Real! Did I Have Sex? Did I Lose My Virginity?

Sex is any number of different things people freely choose to do to tangibly and actively express or enact their sexuality and their sexual feelings.

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Get Real! Sex, Period? Yes!

There’s nothing about having a menstrual period which makes it impossible or even difficult for a woman to have any kind of sex.

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Youth Lead Advocacy For Sexual and Reproductive Health

Youth advocates at the 54th Commission on the Status of Women challenged a multi-generational, multinational audience to examine their own thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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The Smart Girl’s Guide to Spring Break

“Hooking up” is not in itself damaging to one’s psychological health, but you still need to take precautions to protect yourself, using tips from the “Smart Girl’s Guide” to Spring Break.

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Women’s Bodies: Wholly Owned Subsidiaries of the Christian Right

Va. Del. Bob Marshall’s recent remarks echo the anti-choice theme for women: Do not forget that your reproductive and sexual capacities are wholly-owned and operated by the Christian right.

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How Do You Discuss the Multiple Layers of Love?

There are many layers of "Love." When we have the "talk" with our children, how do we successfully address the complexities of love and sex knowing that they are sometimes but not always related? 

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Sex, Culture and Human Rights: An African Leader Breaks the Silence

An African leader breaks the silence on sex, culture, and human rights, and asserts that Africans together need to foster a generation of young people that is empowered with knowledge, and that values such as honesty, responsibility and service, in order to make safe and responsible choices about their sexuality.

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Love Letter

Heather Corinna’s explorative and gorgeous treatise on Love, with a capital "L", for young people (but, believe us, it’s a must-read for all ages!).

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Get Real! How Do I Know If I Am in Love?

bell hooks said, “Love is a combination of six ingredients: care, commitment, knowledge, responsibility, respect and trust.” To her list, I would add “connectivity.”

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