Parent and Educator Resources

Books:

  • Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein
  • American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales
  • For Goodness Sex; Changing the Way We Talk to Teens About Sexuality, Values, and Health by Al Vernacchio
  • Birds + Bees + YOUR Kids – A Guide to Sharing Your Beliefs about Sexuality, Love, and Relationships: Everything YOU Need To Know Before Middle School! by Amy Lang, MA
  • Dating Smarts: What EVERY Teen needs to Know to Date, Relate or Wait! by Amy Lang, MA
  • Talk to Me First: Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids’ “Go-To” Person About Sex by Deborah Roffman
  • Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parent’s Guide to Talking Sense About Sex
    by Deborah Roffman
  • Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture – and What We Can Do About It by Kate Harding
  • We Believe You: Survivors of Sexual Assault Speak Out by Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino
  • The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age by Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD with Teresa H. Barker
  • The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually
    Unfulfilled, and Confused About Intimacy by Donna Freitas
  • Trans/Portraits: Voices From Transgender Communities by Jackson Wright Shultz
  • Pornland; How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality by Gail Dines
  • Boys Adrift and Girls On the Edge by Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Masterminds & Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World and Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman
  • Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men by Michael Kimmel
  • Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls by Rachel Simmons
  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

Links to trailers and TED talks:

Trailers for documentary films: