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Brave Topics, Expanding Conversations about Sexuality Education
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Check out this section to find information that will help consenting adults and caregivers build up base knowledge to help communication on sexual and sexuality topics.
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The Brave Topic view is value-based. Raising a young person to value their body, value their sexuality and value the lessons learned by their caregivers.
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Before a consenting adult can begin to thrive in a holistic sexual relationship they must first understand each area of personal sexuality for themselves. Articles for "Consenting Adults" focus on mature topics to help people understand sexuality better.

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  • Protecting Chastity

    Protecting Youth Overview: This article reviews current laws in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that protect minors or chaste individuals from receiving unsolicited messages or images from adults.    “Crimes against chastity, morality, decency and good order.” Massachusetts has Chapter 272; but in the new...

  • Days for Girls

    In my family's quest to help young people have a voice we do our best to support the Days for Girls program.  Although the organization focuses mostly on getting period supplies to young people in need, they have another mission to help end female genital mutilation and female circumcision.   Thursday,...

  • Exposure to Sexuality in Videos & Film

    Exposure to Sexuality   Sex in Films & Videos. “The Rating Board does not determine the content that may be included in motion pictures by filmmakers, nor does it evaluate the quality or social value of motion pictures. By issuing a rating, it seeks to inform parents of the level of certain content...

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  • Finding Information on Brave Topics

    Post Types This site focuses on a range of sexuality issues for adults and for caregivers of young people.  Posts are categorized in a range of ways.  Sit Down Topics: You can look for posts that are considered "sit down topics" meaning this is a topic that you're going to want to take a few minutes...

  • My Start as a Sexual Educator

    About Brave Topics Connecting Outside My Community  The lessened learned in college impacted my adult life. I was involved in as many community events as I could connect with after leaving college. For me this included making sure that people in my life knew that I was open and affirming and that if...

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When We Do Too Much 

Do Less While Doing More. When we think about how to schedule our kids we often think to ourselves they need to be well-rounded adults. To do this we make sure they're involved in as many activities as we can cram into their schedules.  As they get older we need to realize that when they do too...

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Laundry Woes

Let's talk about laundry: whether you're the caretaker of a boy or a girl this is a thing. This is something that you're going to want to make sure they can do when they are about 7 to 8 years old.  ‘Why so young?’ you think. Well, when puberty starts and there are bedsheet messes or crusty...

Opening Lines of Communication 

Opening lines of communication is the easiest way to give your young person the self-confidence to ask the questions on their mind.   Opening Advice: If they have the question try not to say things like “You aren’t old enough to know”  These types of responses can veil sexuality as something...

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