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This video encourages young people to support those being bullied or tell a trusted adult.
This video focuses on male gender role stereotypes and how they can limit boys’ experiences and expression. Featured in the video is an animated version of fencer Jason Rogers who intervenes in conversations where boys are feeling pressured to adhere to male gender role stereotypes. Jason shares how male gender stereotypes can prevent boys from expressing their true selves and experiencing a range of human emotions. The video encourages boys to be their best selves and not to feel limited by gender role stereotypes.
This video considers how HIV or human immunodeficiency virus can affect people’s bodies in the same ways, while affecting communities differently. HIV affects people’s bodies in the same way by attacking people’s immune systems and making it difficult for people to fight infections. Some communities have greater portions of their communities seriously affected by HIV. When some communities are more seriously burdened by a disease than other communities, this is called a health disparity. Read on to learn why health disparities exist.
Having a family member or caregiver who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ), may make you feel like you are different from other kids at school. What is important to remember is that every family is different. Some have two parents, some have only one, some have a mom and a dad and others have two moms or two dads. There are families with LGBTQ siblings and foster parents, or aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. There is no one right way to have a family. And while it may seem like you are different, being different is normal!
This video encourages young people to find an adult that they’re able to talk to about navigating situations that may arise during adolescence. Some young people may find it helpful to talk to a relative, but others prefer to talk to a teacher, coach, or friend’s parent. The video acknowledges that some adults aren’t good listeners, don’t always believe young people, or tell young people what to think. The video advises young people to find an adult that respects them enough to listen without judgment and to test out whether an adult would be a good fit to talk to, such as if the young person has heard them give good advice to others.
This video goes through the physical, emotional, and social changes of puberty. It lists the most noticeable physical and emotional changes for boys. The video defines semen, erections, wet dreams, testosterone and masturbation, while explaining the purpose of puberty.