We've collated of some of our favourite stuff that's out there...
2. it's pronounced metrosexual
Also, the Safe Zone Project: 'a free online resource for creating powerful, effective LGBTQ awareness and ally training workshops'.
4. the sex and history project
The award-winning project Sex & History 'uses objects from the past to open up discussions with young people about urgent issues such as consent, body image, pornography and gender identity.'
'Exploring different cultural attitudes takes us outside ourselves and our everyday concerns, brings fresh eyes to our own ideas but also shows us that sex is nothing new and it’s OK to talk about it.'
5. CALUM MCSWIGGAN'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Calum McSwiggan is an "LGBT Lifestyle YouTuber, making videos about gay rights, mental health, sex education and everything in between".
6. agenda wales
AGENDA is an amazing 'free online toolkit developed with young people for young people. It supports them in how they can safely and creatively challenge gender inequalities and oppressive gender norms, both of which are the root cause and consequence of violence against girls and women, homophobia and transphobia.
AGENDA has equality, diversity, children's rights and social justice at its heart, and supports young people's rights to speak out and engage as active citizens on issues that matter to them.
It includes a wide range of activities and resources, and links to further information, all designed so that 11-18 year olds can explore the issues they are interested in at their own pace.'
User-friendly, inclusive and up-to-date website provided by FPA.
Includes: contraception, sexual health, pleasure, seeking help and more!
8. SHARE THIS! iMAGE BASED BULLYING. SO NOT OK.
An Australian campaign but with messages applicable everywhere, this collaborative project between the Supre Foundation and the Alannah & Madeline Foundation aims to take a stand against image based bullying.
The project includes a free, downloadable booklet for young people which defines image-based bullying, ethical sexting and signs of a respectful relationship.
9. ways to change the world: jameela jamil
In Channel 4’s podcast Ways to Change the World, the amazing Jameela Jamil explains the motivation behind her ‘I Weigh’ campaign, discussing body image, the importance of representation on screen, and the impact of social media.
11. man or woman? who’s to say.
In this humorous and engaging Refinery29 video, the wonderful Alok Vaid-Menon explains being non-binary in a society obsessed with dichotomies.
14. Childnet’s step up, speak up! teaching toolkit
The Step Up, Speak Up! Teaching Toolkit is a practical, interactive and scenario-based resource which addresses the issue of online sexual harassment amongst 13-17 year olds. This free, downloadable toolkit is comprised of 4 lesson plans with accompanying films, an audio story, workshops and an assembly presentation.
The lesson plans are comprehensive and the framework is up-to-date and intersectional.
16. what it’s like to be intersex
This great video by Buzzfeed explains what it means to be intersex, and breaks down the intersecting parts of our identities and how being intersex fits with this: biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation.
17. how to ice your very own vulva cupcake
Our in-house illustrator Evie Karkera has put together this illustrated guide showing you how to ice a vulva cupcake! All you need is cupcakes, ready-to-roll icing and decorations of your choice!