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Resources on Sexuality Education

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 130 W. 42nd. St., New York, NY 10036-7802. 212-819-9770; fax 212-819-9776. e-mail: siecus@siecus.org. Web site: www.siecus.org. Promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, provides resources, and advocates the rights of individuals to make responsible choices.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 810 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10019. 212-541-7800; fax 212-245-1845. e-mail: communications@ppfa.org. Web site: www.plannedparenthood.org. Planned Parenthood provides technical assistance to local communities working in support of comprehensive sexuality education.

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, 1156 15th St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. 202-973-3000; fax: 202-973-3096. e-mail: naral@naral.org. Web site: www.naral.org. NARAL conducts legal and policy research, public education campaigns, and leadership training. Its mission calls for promoting policies, such as sexuality education, that make abortion less necessary. NARAL's 1995 "Sexuality Education in America: A State-by-State Review," was the first national survey of sex education laws.

Network for Family Life Education, Building 4161, Livingston Campus, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903. 908-445-7929; fax 908-445-4154. e-mail: netfle@rci.rutgers.edu. The Network for Family Life Education is a coalition of public, private, and nonprofit agencies that support family life education, including comprehensive instruction about human sexuality. Its publications include "Family Life Matters," a newsletter for educators, social agency staff, and policymakers, and "Sex, etc.," a health and sexuality newsletter written by teens for teens. Back issues of "Sex, etc." can be accessed on a web site, designed by teens, that also gives visitors a chance to ask questions that will be answered by "Sex, etc." experts. Web site: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~sxetc.

 

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