Recommended ResourcesThe following resources are recommended by Vivian Peters.  She does this as an individual sharing personal preferences, not as a representative of any agency or group.  She is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained on these sites.  Nothing on this website is intended as a substitute for the medical advice of physicians.  The reader should consult a physician in matters relating to his/her health.

For parents and mentors who want additional information about teen sexuality and family communication:

For teen-friendly, accurate information about sexuality and reproductive health:

For information about what it means to be sexually healthy:

For help talking about abortion:

For information about reproductive justice:

For information regarding U.S. and worldwide statistics related to a wide range of subjects regarding reproductive health:

For information about Marie Stopes International, an organization that has worked successfully for over 40 years to help women to have children by choice, not chance:

For ongoing, evidence-based news, analysis, commentary, and investigative reporting on issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice:

For more information for and about the LGBTQ community:

For more information regarding U.S. teens’ sexual activity, contraception, and pregnancy, note that The Alan Guttmacher Institute updates their fact sheets regularly.  For the most current information:

For more information regarding the Positive Youth Development model for engaging youth in creating communities in which youth postpone parenting until they are prepared:

For information regarding sexuality education:

For a helpful tool for advocating for comprehensive sexuality education programs:

For information about the Global Gag Rule, a U.S. foreign policy that, when enacted, prohibits organizations from even mentioning the word abortion—much less provide abortion services with their own funds—as a condition for receiving U.S. funding, including funding for contraception:

For more information about Emergency Contraception (EC), including the changing laws regarding over the counter sales:

  • The Emergency Contraception Website  and associated Hotline (1-888-NOT-2-LATE) operated by the Office of Population Research at Princeton University and by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals