Online resources

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There are a lot of great online resources just for youth around sexuality, relationships and related issues. Here’s a listing of some of our current favourites:

Island Sexual Health (Our sponsor agency!)

Information for parents & teens about sexual health.  Includes tips for talking about sexuality, information on anatomy, birth control, STIs, local resources, links, and more.

Sexuality and U

Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada provides information for parents, teens, and professionals about sexuality education. Site features comprehensive information including Canadian statistics, child sexual development, sexual diversity,and links.

Options For Sexual Health

A comprehensive website that includes detailed sexual health information, clinical resources, and contacts throughout BC

Planetahead

On PlanetAhead, you can find information on Relationships, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), HIV, Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and how to reduce physical, mental, and emotional risks

Smart Sex Resource

A comprehensive website that provides local, relevant sexual health information and services for all ages in BC. This website is a program of the BCCDC. 

Youth Native Sexual Health Network

YNSHN is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice through US and Canada.

Scarleteen

Sex Positive advice, articles, and information addressing sexuality and sexual health issues for adolescents

Sunny Hill Health Centre

Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre (SHERC) houses a unique collection of books, videos, journals, board games, curricula and various educational props and materials designed for youth with disabilities and their families.

Outproud

Information for gay, lesbian, bisexual, questioning, and transgender youth 

Sex,etc.

Information, advice, and resources by teens for teens (and parents too!)

 Sex Information & Education Council of Canada

An excellent resource to learn more about sexuality.  Includes information on the Canadian Guidelines and Common Questions about Sexuality Education.

Kids Health Information

General health information for parents and children.  Click on topics of interest, including sexuality, puberty, and communication.