Healthy Teen Network Tip Sheet: Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Assuming someone’s gender identity or sexual orientation based on how they look, assuming that all young people are only attracted to the “opposite” gender, teaching that there are only opposite genders (boys and girls, and ignoring others). These are all examples where sex education may make youth of different identities, genders, or orientations not feel included. Inclusive sex education means a change both in thinking and in language for these identities and experiences.  Click here to view the Healthy Teen Network Tip Sheet: Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education.