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Find a Different Word Find a Different Word

Find a Different Word

Do you realize that saying “that’s so gay” is hurtful? If you mean to say that something is dumb or stupid, then why not just say that? Students and faculty from Choate Rosemary Hall, a school in Connecticut,…

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LGBTQ Discrimination LGBTQ Discrimination

LGBTQ Discrimination

Lots of LGB youth are bullied because of their sexual orientation. But, can you imagine what the world would be like if everyone was lesbian, gay or bisexual and being heterosexual was considered different? About the Creators…

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Know the Signs Know the Signs

Know the Signs

One-third of teens in the U.S. experience some kind of abuse, so it’s important to know the warning signs of an abusive relationship. If you or someone you know is being abused, you can visit Love is Respect or call them…

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Meet the Contraceptives Meet the Contraceptives

Meet the Contraceptives

Trying to decide which birth control or safer sex method is right for you and your partner? Confused about all of the different options? Allow them to introduce themselves! About the Creators Youth who are a part of the Community…

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Josh Goes for His First HIV Test Josh Goes for His First HIV Test

Josh Goes for His First HIV Test

Meet Josh. Meet Dr. Bell. They are going to give you a sneak peek into what it is like to get an HIV test. Josh even gets his finger pricked for you to see! This is a Sex, Etc. video shot […]

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STD Myths STD Myths

STD Myths

Can you get an STD from a public toilet seat or by sharing cups? Sex, Etc. editors talk to teens about the myths they’ve heard about STDs. You might be surprised to hear what some people believe!

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A Wake-Up Call A Wake-Up Call

A Wake-Up Call

A Wake-Up Call was written by Sex, Etc. teen staff and health experts from ETR Associates. Using realistic teen relationship scenarios, this video discusses what makes a healthy relationship and the warning signs of an unhealthy…

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Sex Myths Sex Myths

Sex Myths

Sex Myths was written by Sex, Etc. teen staff and health experts from ETR Associates. This video discusses common myths about sex, explains that there’s a lot of misinformation online and suggests how to find out the…

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About Respect About Respect

About Respect

It’s hard to know what to do in the face of homophobic remarks, gender-based harassment, or anti-gay bullying—all of which are very common in schools around the country today. In this excerpt from “Straightlaced—How…

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Gender Spectrum Gender Spectrum

Gender Spectrum

“I think that I have felt like I don’t fit into a specific gender for my entire life.” So begins Erika, a passionate, critical teen whose fascinating reflections about how gender boxes dominate our world will…

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Like a Prison Like a Prison

Like a Prison

In this 3-minute clip from “Straightlaced—How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up“, 17-year-old Briseida shares the moving story of her coming out as a lesbian in high school. From facing her parents and struggling…

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Not Like Other Boys Not Like Other Boys

Not Like Other Boys

Meet Rae—a warm, funny and engaging transgender teen who shares what it’s like to change genders as a high school student. Hear about Rae’s family and friends, fashion choices, the incident of the badly-plucked eyebrows,…

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Gend-o-meter Gend-o-meter

Gend-o-meter

Can boys play with Barbies? Can girls do graffiti art? Who’s “supposed” to take yoga, cook, build or sing? In this 3-minute excerpt from “Straightlaced—How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up”, teens look at the rules…

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Man in the Mirror - Clip 2 Man in the Mirror - Clip 2

Man in the Mirror – Clip 2

Jason Gutierrez is a Puerto Rican from New York City and the quintessential all-American guy. Status comes at a price as rumors spread that Jason is gay. With his identity questioned, Jason is pushed to understand who he is…

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Man in the Mirror - Clip 1 Man in the Mirror - Clip 1

Man in the Mirror – Clip 1

Jason Gutierrez is a Puerto Rican from New York City and the quintessential all-American guy. Status comes at a price as rumors spread that Jason is gay. With his identity questioned, Jason is pushed to understand who he is…

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Life's Poison Life's Poison

Life’s Poison

At 18, Eliyah Howard thinks he knows what it means to be a real man. He learned nearly everything from his abusive father. But family, love and tragedy test the lessons he inherited. Is it too late for Eliyah to […]

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