Ontario's modernized sex-ed curriculum may be banned in classrooms in the coming school year, but that won't stop it from spreading on the internet.
Each week she will cover a different topic, with videos geared toward children of different ages from Grade 1 to Grade.
In fact, one in four teens have looked for health information online in the past year.
This study was funded from a grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Grant.This makes it challenging for young people to access accurate and relevant information necessary to keep themselves healthy."The consultation was done to a select few she said.For instance, while one in five heterosexual youth searched for sexual health information online in the past year; an amazing three in four gay, lesbian, and queer youth, and two in three bisexual youth did the same.It is the responsibility of all of us educators, parents, doctors, psychologist, and public health officials to ensure that there are accurate and usable websites for non-heterosexual youth who are curious, want privacy, or have no one to ask.New York: glsen, 2006.She's already raised over 5,000 almost double her goal.
With its availability, usability, and privacy, the internet offers teens a tool for obtaining critical health information they may not otherwise have access to in schools or from adults in their lives.
Highlights of the findings include: Online searches for any type of health or other types of information were more common among lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer (LGB) youth than heterosexual youth.
3 Ybarra M, Suman.