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A Few Of Our Favorite Resources

BOOKS AND RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:

For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We Talk to Teens about Sexuality, Values and Health by Al Vernacchio (2014)

The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Dr. Frances Jensen and Amy Ellis Nutt (2015)

Duct Tape Parenting: A Less-is-More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, Resilient Kids by Vicki Hoefle (2012)

The End of Sex: How Hook-Up Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually Unfulfilled and Confused about Intimacy by Donna Freitas (2013)

Sexploitation: Helping Kids Develop Healthy Sexuality in a Porn-Driven World by Cindy Pierce (2015)

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein (2017)

Advocatesforyouth.org (incredible organization with information for parents on a variety of subjects related to sexual and gender identity, cross-cultural experiences of sexuality, comprehensive sexuality education and STI’s and HIV)

BOOKS AND RESOURCES FOR TEENS:

Dating and Sex: A Guide for the 21st Century Teen Boy (Smiler, 2016)

The Naked Truth About Sex: A Guide to Intelligent Sexual Choices for Teenagers and Twentysomethings (Dr. Roger Libby, 2013)

Advocatesforyouth.org (great resources regarding sexual and gender identity, STI’s and HIV, intersectionality, comprehensive sexuality education)

BOOKS FOR ADULTS:

Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life (Emily Nagoski, 2015)

She Comes First: The Thinking Man’s Guide to Pleasuring a Woman (Ian Kerner, 2010)

The New Male Sexuality: The Truth About Men, Sex and Pleasure (Dr. Bernie Zilbergeld, 1999)

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