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Recommended Sexual Information Websites

GENERAL
• The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction (http://www.indiana.edu/~kinsey/index.html):
No list would be complete without this classic. Founded by pioneer sexologist Alfred Kinsey, the Kinsey Institute supports interdiscipinary research in the study of human sexuality.

• Dr. Ruth (http://www.drruth.com):
this site is sponsored by one of the most widely-known sexual experts, Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Sex tips, online polls, and posted answers to visitor’s questions are among the highlights of this site.

• SIECUS (http://www.siecus.org):
a well-respected non-profit specializing in sex education and sexuality.

• Center for Sex Research (http://www.csun.edu/~sr2022/SGRresources.html):
Faculty at California State University at Northridge host this site, which contains links to other organizations that may be of interest.

SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER CONCERNS
• Ingersoll Gender Center (http://www.ingersollcenter.org):
a non-profit agency for the transsexual, transvestite and transgender community.

• Sexual Orientation: Science, Education and Policy (http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/index.html):
this site is mainly dedicated to the work of Dr. Gregory Herek, an authority on homophobia. Dr. Herek’s research focuses on sexual orientation, anti-gay violence, homophobia, and other concerns of gay men and lesbians.

FEMALE HEALTH CONCERNS
• The North American Menopause Society (http://www.menopause.org/for-women):
great resource for general information on menopause.

MALE HEALTH CONCERNS
• Male Health Center (http://www.malehealthcenter.com:
Information on male genital health, birth control from the male perspective, and sexual functioning.

BIRTH CONTROL/PREGNANCY
• International Planned Parenthood Federation (http://www.ippf.org):
this well-known organization provides valuable information on contraception; this site provides breaking news, press releases, journal articles and other resources.

• The International Council on Infertility Information (http://inciid.org):
this site offers fact sheets, recent news, geographical listings of health specialists, and an opportunity to participate in chat sessions with experts.

• The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy (http://www.thenationalcampaign.org): the purpose of this site is to provide teens and parents frank advice about how to prevent teen pregnancy.

• Go Ask Alice: Sexual and Reproductive Health (http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/sexual-and-reproductive-health):
a frank and lively website providing witty and entertaining answers to common sexuality questions asked by a young audience.

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