Youth with disabilities (YWD) need developmentally appropriate sex education to stay safe and healthy and to achieve self-determination.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, SIECUS
The PLSSE is divided into four domains: context for sex education, professional disposition, best practices, and key content areas. Each domain includes indicators related to educator’s knowledge of content, familiarity with teaching methods, and understanding of best practices.
The community action toolkit provides tools needed to become knowledgeable about sex education, build support in state or community, work to implement sound policies, and institute or defend effective sex education programs that support and affirm young people’s rights to honest information.
This report identifies bills from state legislatures across the country (introduced through May 31, 2018) and highlights notable activity related to either advancing or restricting progress toward comprehensive sexuality education.
The first fact sheet of the If/Then series highlights that advancing sex education also means advancing the equality and well-being of the LGBTQ community at large.
Educators, service providers, and health professionals worldwide are advocating that young people receive comprehensive sexuality education to help them become sexually healthy adults and to help them practice safer sexual behaviors, delay the onset of sexual intercourse, and reduce unplanned pre
This report provides guidance for parents and families, youth, educators, and policymakers to: 1) Become advocates for LGBTQ+-inclusive sex education; 2) Ensure that school is a safe and accepting space for LGBTQ+ students; 3) Implement LGBTQ+-inclusive sex education in schools, community setting
For the past 22 years, SIECUS has tracked sexuality education controversies in the United States.
This document highlights the successful collaboration between SIECUS and Demysex (Democracia y Sexualidad) to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout Mexico.
First published in 1991, the SIECUS guidelines have been translated into several languages and adapted in many countries. They were the first national model for comprehensive sexuality education in the United States.