Girl is talking to her mother while both sit on bed.

Parents are the first and most important sex
educators a child will ever have. Yet, many parents
feel they need help when it comes to talking about sex. Here are lots of suggestions for using media literacy education to address these issues at home.

Six students sitting at table and two standing at classroom door all look directly at camera.

Today’s teens live in a media saturated world.
This world is filled with sexual imagery and a
wide variety of sexual messages that bombard
our youth daily. Now is the time to take action!
These resources introduce media literacy
education as a vehicle for addressing the sexual
and reproductive health of our teens.

Produced by:
Teen Futures Media Network,
College of Education, University of Washington.

Made possible with support from the Washington State Department of Health